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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Porn industry hit by another HIV filming moratorium

    Porn industry hit by another HIV filming moratorium
    Adult film production in the Los Angeles area has halted under a voluntary moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV, marking the third such shutdown since 2013. Diane Duke, chief executive of the Free Speech Coalition, a trade association...
  • Teaching about STDs through comic books

    Teaching about STDs through comic books
    When eight high school students are commissioned to make a graphic novel about sexual health, don't be surprised if the result includes pet dragons, a troll with genital warts and a guy named Funk Master Flexin'. These comedic touches appear in a booklet...
  • University of Maryland wins grant to study STDs

    University of Maryland wins grant to study STDs
    The University of Maryland schools of dentistry and medicine have won a five-year $10.7 million federal grant to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases. The schools had just finished a $12 million five-year grant...
  • Police department sending out 'prostitution advisory' letters

    Police department sending out 'prostitution advisory' letters
    The Sarasota Police Department is taking a unique approach to cutting down on solicitation of prostitution in their city. Beginning March 4, the department started sending out "prostitution advisory letters" to registered vehicle owners whose business...
  • 2014 ushers in new state laws on issues from medical marijuana to tanning beds

     2014 ushers in new state laws on issues from medical marijuana to tanning beds
    It was a history-making year at the state Capitol, with lawmakers legalizing gay marriage, allowing medical marijuana for those with chronic illnesses, permitting concealed handguns and approving major changes to the government worker pension system....
  • Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting

     Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting
    WEST HARTFORD — A 27-year-old Plainville woman charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting Wednesday night on Prospect Avenue told police she shot her boyfriend in self-defense after he threatened to kill her and her family, according to court...
  • Whittier College installs free condom dispensers in residence halls

    Whittier College installs free condom dispensers in residence halls
    Students at Whittier College will have greater access to free condoms in residence halls after officials install 15 dispensers -- the largest number for any one campus under a campaign to promote safe sex. The dispensers at the liberal arts college of...
  • CPS to expand free condom program to 24 schools

    CPS to expand free condom program to 24 schools
    Chicago Public Schools and the city’s public health department will be expanding a pilot program to make condoms available to high school students to 24 schools this fall as part of an ongoing effort to combat teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted...
  • Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study

    New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their...
  • L.A. officials call for crackdown on prostitution in Valley

    Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and City Atty. Mike Feuer called Monday for a crackdown on prostitution in two parts of the San Fernando Valley. Under a plan Martinez will submit to her council colleagues Friday, the city would add two...
  • My Answer: Puzzled by aunt's funeral indulgence

    Q: Everyone in our family knows my aunt and uncle had a very stormy relationship. But when my uncle suddenly died a few weeks ago, my aunt spent lavishly on the funeral — expensive casket, beautiful flowers, etc. Why did she do this? Was she...