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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • In space, tiny women rule

    In space, tiny women rule
    In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a cover story that asked, "Should a Girl Be First in Space?" It was a sensational headline representing an audacious idea at the time. And as we all know, the proposal fell short. In 1961, NASA sent Alan...
  • Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry

    Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry
    A trade association for the adult film industry on Monday lifted a production hold that had been prompted by concerns that a performer had been exposed to HIV on an out-of-state film set. The Free Speech Coalition said tests revealed that the "performer...
  • Porn industry extends production halt after possible HIV exposure

    Porn industry extends production halt after possible HIV exposure
    A trade association for the adult film industry on Friday called for a hold on production to be extended through Monday in response to a possible HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set. The Free Speech Coalition, which had originally called for a...
  • Porn industry calls for production halt after possible HIV exposure

    Porn industry calls for production halt after possible HIV exposure
    A trade association for the adult film industry has called for a three-day, industrywide production hold following a report of a possible HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set. Canoga Park's Free Speech Coalition called for the halt on Wednesday...
  • Commentary: Vaccinating children against HPV can prevent cancer

    The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for 17,000 cancers in women and 9,000 cancers in men every year. In the United States alone, over 4,000 women will die of the disease. It's important to highlight that almost all of these dangerous, and...
  • Why porn and condoms don't mix

    Why porn and condoms don't mix
    Los Angeles voters committed some bad public policy in 2012 when they approved Measure B, which mandated the use of condoms in any adult film shot in the county. Now, state lawmakers are prepared to double down on that misadventure and spread the...
  • Sexual immorality always comes with a price

    Q: I'm afraid I've caught an STD (sexually transmitted disease) and I'm scared. What should I do? If I pray hard enough, will it go away? No one told me this might happen. -- C.K. A: My heart goes out to you because you've apparently been deceived into...
  • 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...
  • 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...