US unveils strategy for fighting AIDS and HIV

US unveils strategy for fighting AIDS and HIV

Every 9.5 minutes, another person in the US is infected with HIV (pictured). Today, the Obama administration announced a plan to reduce that number by 25% in 5 years — or about one person every 12 minutes — a goal officials say is as aggressive as it is realistic.  Read more

Invasive plant will make you choke

Invasive plant will make you choke

A century ago, the Asian vine kudzu was introduced to the southeastern US where its deep roots were thought to be helpful for erosion control. Since then the invasive species has been swallowing landscapes and altering ecosystems, and now it appears that the horrible plant increases air pollution as well.  Read more