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  • 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...
  • Adult film performer's positive HIV test confirmed

    Follow-up testing has confirmed that an adult film actress is HIV-positive, according to a porn industry trade association. Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that separate tests by...
  • Adult film actress 'distraught' after testing positive for HIV

    The agent for an adult film actress who has tested positive for HIV said his client is “distraught” and is working with medical professionals to notify her past sexual partners. Mark Schechter, owner of Adult Talent Managers LA and agent for...
  • HIV-positive porn actress 'coming to terms' with test results

    The adult film actress who has tested positive for HIV said Friday she was "still coming to terms with all this" but thanked those who had expressed their support, saying "this will not hold me down." The 28-year-old performer, whose screen name is...
  • New HIV positive test 'hits home' for former porn performer

    New HIV positive test 'hits home' for former porn performer
    News that an adult film actress tested positive for HIV was all too familiar for Derrick Burts. Burts was a 24-year-old porn performer when he tested positive for HIV in 2010.  The most recent case, which came to light this week when a 28-year-old woman...
  • Porn actress who tested positive for HIV 'stronger than ever'

    Porn actress who tested positive for HIV 'stronger than ever'
    As the porn industry grapples with its latest health crisis, an adult-film actress who has tested positive for HIV says she is overwhelmed by the support she has received since the news went public. The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade...