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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Porn group lifts moratorium on filming but orders extra HIV/STD tests

    An adult film industry trade group announced that shooting can begin again Friday after a two-week moratorium prompted by HIV cases in the industry. The industry also said it would revise its sexually transmitted disease testing protocols to require...
  • Newport News has highest HIV/AIDS rate in region

    Newport News has highest HIV/AIDS rate in region
    The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...
  • Porn studio owner accuses group of creating 'hysteria around HIV'

    Porn studio owner accuses group of creating 'hysteria around HIV'
    The owner of a porn studio involved in allegations that it puts actors at risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases accused theĀ AIDS Healthcare Foundation of playing "loose with the facts" to "generate hysteria around HIV." The statement from...
  • Chekhov, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy: Russia's only sex educators

    Looking to classic novels to learn about the spirit of love is one thing, but what can “The Idiot” teach young people about sexual responsibility? Instead of a curriculum covering condoms and sexually transmitted diseases, Pavel Astakhov,...
  • Hampton Health District seeks leader

    Hampton Health District seeks leader
    The Hampton Health District has been without a full-time director since June, when Dr. William "Bill" Berg retired after 17 years at the helm. Since then, Dr. Nzinga Teule-Hekima, director of the Peninsula Health District, has been doing double duty,...
  • Review: 'The Daughters of Mars' by Thomas Keneally

    Review: 'The Daughters of Mars' by Thomas Keneally
    I enjoyed reading Thomas Keneally's new book, "The Daughters of Mars," but oh, how I long to see it on TV. Some books are destined to live solely in their readers' imaginations. Others are destined for television or the movies. "The Daughters of Mars"...
  • Dr. Ruth H. Singer

    Dr. Ruth H. Singer
    Dr. Ruth H. Singer, a retired physician who was a state health administrator and later worked in AIDS and HIV treatment at Chase Brexton Health Services, died of pancreatic cancer May 27 at her North Baltimore home. She was 69. "What one loved about Ruth...
  • Michael Douglas and the debate over oral sex and cancer

    Michael Douglas and the debate over oral sex and cancer
    Michael Douglas recently addressed his bout with throat cancer, leading many to believe that his particular battle with the disease was brought on by oral sex. But now his camp is backtracking on the comments. In a candid interview with the Guardian...
  • HPV vaccination rate stalls. 'We're dropping the ball,' CDC says

    HPV vaccination rate stalls. 'We're dropping the ball,' CDC says
    Although HPV vaccinations can reduce the risk of cancer-causing infections in adolescent girls by half, immunization rates across the United States have stalled over the last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At a...
  • Beyond his Moscow airport limbo, indignities await Edward Snowden

    Beyond his Moscow airport limbo, indignities await Edward Snowden
    Invasive tests for the AIDS virus and other sexually transmitted diseases. A bed in a provincial refugee hostel and little prospect of a decent job. That is what NSA leaker Edward Snowden can expect if and when he is allowed out of Moscow's Sheremetyevo...
  • Porn filming halted after 28-year-old actress' positive HIV test

    The talent agency for an adult film star who appears to have tested positive for the HIV infection this week -- prompting an industry moratorium on shooting -- identified her Thursday as a 28-year-old actress who goes by the name Cameron Bay. Free...