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PNS Weekend Newscast - July 22nd, 2017 


Here's a look at what we're covering: The new White House communications director is expressing his love and loyalty to Donald Trump, more meetings between then Senator Jeff Sessions and the Russians being disclosed, and environmental groups say drilling in New York has contaminated wells.

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Public News Service - IA: HIV/AIDS Prevention

PHOTO: The candlelight vigil will salute those whose lives have been impacted by HIV or AIDS.
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DES MOINES, Iowa – There's a candlelight vigil tomorrow (Saturday) on the steps of the Capitol as Iowa marks World AIDS Day. The theme this year is "Working Together for an AIDS-free Generation," and a big part of that effort is screening. Insurance providers are required under the Affordabl

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DES MOINES, Iowa - Many people who have sexually transmitted infections don't know they have them - and, therefore, end up passing them along to their partners. April is set aside by health-care providers across the nation to focus on stopping this cycle, by encouraging sexually active young adults

DES MOINES, Iowa – Some believe there is a persistent stigma in Iowa that keeps members of the LGBT community from seeking health care. They might have issues with insurance coverage, or they don't want to be "outed" by going to the doctor. As part of an effort to provide medical services to

DES MOINES, Iowa – Testing, testing. That's the message for National STI Awareness Month, and there's a push in the final week for Iowans to get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases (STDs). More than 11,000 Iowans were diagnosed in 2009, the latest year of records av

DES MOINES, Iowa - Fifty years ago, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland began selling used books as a fundraiser. The annual book sale now draws thousands of people to the Iowa State Fairgrounds. To help raise money this year, a performance by Emmy award-winning musician, composer, philanthropist

DES MOINES, Iowa - This week, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland hosts a three-day conference for sexual health professionals from across the country to learn the latest about healthy sexual activity, as well as information about working with youth and enhancing diversity skills. Penny Dickey, chie

DES MOINES, Iowa - "Get Yourself Talking and Get Yourself Tested" is the message in a campaign inspired by MTV and endorsed by a variety of local organizations, including Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, to encourage teenagers to be tested yearly for sexually transmitted diseases. According to t

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