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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Barnes murder makes case for sexual education

    Barnes murder makes case for sexual education
    There are many lessons parents could learn from the ghastly death of Phylicia Barnes ("Johnson guilty in Barnes case," Feb. 7). Though the media and the justice system were taken to task by the victim's family when she disappeared, the beautiful young...
  • Most women misunderstand IUD birth control

    Most women misunderstand IUD birth control
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new survey, most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, say U.S. researchers, who urge doctors to talk more about the benefits of the...
  • Vaginal products popular, some linked to infections

    Vaginal products popular, some linked to infections
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two thirds of women in a new U.S. study reported regularly using cleansers, lubricants or petroleum jelly intravaginally - and some of the products were linked to a higher chance of common vaginal infections. Those mundane...
  • The cost of sexually transmitted disease

    Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...
  • 2014 ushers in new state laws on issues from medical marijuana to tanning beds

     2014 ushers in new state laws on issues from medical marijuana to tanning beds
    It was a history-making year at the state Capitol, with lawmakers legalizing gay marriage, allowing medical marijuana for those with chronic illnesses, permitting concealed handguns and approving major changes to the government worker pension system....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...