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World AIDS Day
6:35 am
Wed December 1, 2010

The State of Pediatric AIDS

When the first cases of Aids started showing up, the prognosis for adults with the disease wasn't good. As children began to be born with HIV, The situation was just as dire and death rates were high.

"Early on, we didn't have much treatment we could do to prevent the infection from worsening, so it was really symptomatic care treating the infections, treating the complications, but the mortality was pretty high, and all those kids unfortunately died at a very young age," says Dr. Sherman Alter is the Director of Infectious Diseases at Children's Medical Center of Dayton.

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Military
3:29 pm
Tue November 30, 2010

Airman Who Received Extensive Treatment Last Year Dies

A Senior Airmen with the 88th communication squadron who was injured in Afghanistan a year ago has died. Wright Patterson Air Force Base announced that Tre Porfirio passed away Sunday morning while visiting friends over the Thanksgiving holiday. He was 22 years old.

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Nature
8:37 am
Tue November 30, 2010

Poor Will's Almanack: November 30 – December 6, 2010

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Flickr Creative Commons user David DeHetre

Poor Will’s Almanack for the fourth week of late autumn, the first week of the natural year.

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Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Mon November 29, 2010

Conrad's Corner: November 29, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Gary Pacernick's poems, "Mating Rituals" and "Hold Me."

Books
1:30 am
Mon November 29, 2010

Book Nook: The Essential New York Times Cookbook-Classic Recipes for a New Century, Amanda Hesser

Amanda Hesser spent the last six years sifting through the archives of the New York Times to search out the best food recipes that have appeared in that newspaper over the past 150 years. The result is "The Essential New York Times Cookbook-Classic Recipes for a New Century." This massive cookbook could be destined to become a classic.

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