| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The rate of two sexually transmitted diseases remains high enough in Alaska to be classified epidemic, but a recent bulletin from the state Department of Health and Social Services suggests a decrease over the past few years.
The rates of gonorrhea...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Around 35% of women experience violence at the hands of their partners or other sexual violence, the World Health Organization reported Thursday, in the first systematic study to examine global data on violence against women.
Working with colleagues...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:01 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:35 AM
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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:41 AM
The adult film industry has called a nationwide moratorium on production after an actress tested positive for HIV.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that a 28-year-old actress...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Some critics of the adult film industry are pointing to the latest HIV scare as further evidence that condoms should be required on set.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:57 PM
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.
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:58 AM
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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:44 AM
It is difficult to listen to Juanita Salas talk about her work without sharing her excitement.
She is very enthusiastic and animated, telling stories that go in several directions at once.
She is a modern success story in the classic American sense....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
In California, someone who wants a doctor's prescription to get medical marijuana can obtain one for just about any "health-related" reason, including writer's cramp. Of course, you do have to pay the pot doctor's fees first.
In Colorado, a new audit...