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  • New year, new rules: Cell phone ban, higher speed limit, medical pot

    New year, new rules: Cell phone ban, higher speed limit, medical pot
    It was a history-making year at the Illinois 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....
  • 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...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • No on Measure B

    No on Measure B
    Performers in adult films risk their health and their very lives to do their controversial work. Despite advances in the treatment of HIV, there is not yet a cure for the virus, which causes AIDS. New, more virulent and in some cases reportedly...
  • Newton R. Russell dies at 85; veteran California legislator

    Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Cañada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85. 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...
  • DSM-5 is here: Are psychiatrists ready to stop arguing about it?

    Finally. After many contentious years, the American Psychiatric Assn. has unleashed DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. If you know one thing about the DSM, it’s probably that this book is...
  • Plan B can be sold to 15-year-olds without prescription, FDA says

    Plan B can be sold to 15-year-olds without prescription, FDA says
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has approved the sale of the emergency contraceptive pill, Plan B One-Step, without a prescription for females ages 15 and older. The action comes roughly three weeks after a federal...
  • Intimate partner violence affects 30% of women worldwide: WHO

    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...
  • 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...
  • Porn producer sues to overturn L.A. County condom requirement for actors

     
    Pornographic film producer Vivid Entertainment filed suit to overturn the newly-passed Los Angeles County ballot measure requiring porn performers to wear condoms during filming....