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  • 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...
  • Plan B restrictions — better, but not best

    Plan B restrictions — better, but not best
    In the United States of 2013, any youngster can walk into a store and buy a bottle of aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen or some other pain reliever without showing any identification, parental consent or a doctor's order. They don't have to be 15 or 17 or...
  • At annual roast, Greuel and Garcetti trade barbs for laughs

     
    Once a year, politicians, lobbyists and other City Hall power players get together for a fancy dinner at the Beverly Hilton to make fun of each other for a good cause. The honoree at this year's Los Angeles Political Roast,......
  • L.A. city leaders weigh strategies for inspecting porn shoots

     
    Faced with a new law requiring condoms during porn shoots, Los Angeles officials have recommended that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the City Council begin searching for a medical professional to conduct inspections of adult film performances....
  • Elections: L.A. County voters to decide on porn condom measure

     
    California voters will decide on a president, the future of the death penalty and whether to allow temporary taxes that will fund education. But Los Angeles County voters face another question at the polls: Should pornographic movie performers be required...
  • L.A. porn stars have more STDs than Nevada prostitutes

     
    Rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia were significantly higher among porn stars in Los Angeles County compared to legal prostitutes in Nevada, according to a new study published this week....
  • Supporters confident in passage of measure requiring condoms in porn

     
    A measure that would require adult film actors to wear condoms while shooting in Los Angeles County was way ahead in early returns Tuesday, and supporters said they were confident that it would pass....
  • Porn industry trade group vows to fight condom requirement

     
    The day after voters approved a measure requiring porn performers to wear condoms while filming in Los Angeles County, opponents vowed to fight the initiative in court and explore ways to move the industry out of L.A. "as quickly as possible."...
  • L.A. porn stars show higher rates of STDs than Nevada prostitutes

     
    Adult film stars in Los Angeles County have significantly higher rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia than legal prostitutes in Nevada, according to a report published this week....
  • City Beat: At porn panel, talk of killing condom law, moving

     
    The gathering in a meeting room of the Sofitel Hotel across from the Beverly Center looked a lot like any other corporate get-together. Most of the men eating the free croissants and fruit wore suits, ties, button-down shirts. The subject,......
  • Condoms in porn: Group wants to take campaign statewide

     
    The AIDS group that won a 12-point victory in favor a porn condom law in Los Angeles County is seeking to take its campaign to California's Legislature....