World AIDS Day is December 1, 2013
NASHVILLE– The world changed dramatically in 1981. IBM sold its first personal computer loaded with MS DOS software. The space shuttle Columbia made its inaugural flight. MTV brought music videos into living rooms. Just when it appeared technology was making life better for nearly everyone, doctors in San Francisco, Calif. were baffled by an illness that defied all known treatment. That frightening, incurable disease would soon become known as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or AIDS.