Memphis, TN – African Americans diagnosed with AIDS between 1997 and 2004 are not living as long as their counterparts, Latinos, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, or Whites, according to the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta. But chances for having a full life after diagnosis of HIV/AIDS is much better today than it was when the disease was discovered in the 1980's.
Memphis, TN – The medical community has partnered with the faith-based community and educators to reach more people to try and stop the transmission of HIV and AIDS. Today, we take a look at an innovative program to reach the target population. It's called Project Styling.
Project Styling is another avenue for HIV testing, prevention and education. Michele Daniels is the current Program Manager for Project Styling, which is affiliated with the Community HIV Network.
Shelby Farms - Memphis, TN – Mike Dennison, Shelby County Ag Extension Director, shows a very dry cotton field at Shelby Farms. The cotton isn't very high, throwing off squares and dropping bowls, meaning this year's crop yield will be decreased by half.
Luigi Romolo is the Regional Climatologist with the Southern Regional Climate Center explains the drought conditions and drought scale.
Memphis, TN – Memphis Moments is co-produced by the Pink Palace Family of Museums (http://www.memphismuseums.org) and WKNO-FM, and airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays during All Things Considered on the WKNO Stations.