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Are you ready for the biggest news of 2013? A baby born with HIV has been cured of the virus. CURED. As in the little girl will not die from AIDS.
A Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured after being treated with an aggressive regimen of drugs just after her birth 2½ years ago, an unusual case that could trigger changes in care for hundreds of thousands of babies born globally each year with HIV. Read more here.
Washington State Representative who serves as a ranking Republican on the State Transportation Committee may be an unlikely proponent of a tax that would require everyone who buys a bike for more than $500 to pay a $25 fee.
His reason for supporting the tax, however, is raising some eyebrows in the Northwest biking community.
Rep. Ed Orcutt (R-Kalama) said in an email to bike shop owner Dale Carlson that, “since CO2 is deemed a greenhouse gas and a pollutant, bicyclists are actually polluting when they ride.”. Read more here
Facebook to update its newsfeed, so prepare for grumbling
Prepare yourself, because your Facebook friends are going to start a deluge of updates like, "Where is everything?! How do I delete photos now?! Aaargh, Facebook I hate you!" The social network behemoth is updating its newsfeed — at least, that's the buzz around a Facebook event scheduled for Thursday. The event invitations promise a showcase for its new look, which will plunge all its users into confusion for several months until they change it again. Read more here.