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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Porn actress' positive HIV test spurs state investigation

    Porn actress' positive HIV test spurs state investigation
    The state agency overseeing workplace safety has opened an investigation into an adult-film studio over a shoot involving an actress who last week tested positive for HIV. Cal/OSHA opened the investigation Thursday into San Francisco-based Kink Studios,...
  • Meth Use is on the Rise in Connecticut

    Meth Use is on the Rise in Connecticut
    "Monsignor Meth," as suspended Roman Catholic priest Kevin Wallin has come to be known, admitted earlier this year to selling more than $300,000 worth of methamphetamine out of his Waterbury apartment. Only about 23 grams (sold for $3,400) of Wallin's...
  • Drug-resistant bacteria a growing health problem

    Harvard Health Blog Antibiotic-resistant bacteria sicken more than two million Americans each year and account for at least 23,000 deaths. The main cause? Overuse of antibiotics. A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation vs. L.A. County

     AIDS Healthcare Foundation vs. L.A. County
    How can anyone go wrong criticizing Los Angeles County government? It's big, bulky and slow. Many of its data systems are locked in an outmoded paper-and-pushcart world, gumming up communication among offices and denying competent service to a large chunk...
  • 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...
  • VA discriminates against sexual trauma victims, advocates say

    VA discriminates against sexual trauma victims, advocates say
    The Department of Veterans Affairs is approving claims for post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from military sexual assault or harassment at rates that are "significantly lower" than those for PTSD from combat and other causes, advocacy groups said...
  • Katie Couric under fire for allegedly slanted report on HPV vaccine

    Katie Couric may want to brush up on her reporting skills before she takes on her new role as "global anchor" at Yahoo!, according to a number of critics displeased with a report about the HPV vaccine on her syndicated talk show, "Katie." In a segment...
  • The State Health Department's Disturbing Deficiencies

    A report by state auditors paints a disturbing picture of the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Among the 33 deficiencies listed in the recently released report — nearly double the number in the previous analysis, released in December...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...