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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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  • Dr. Ruth H. Singer

    Dr. Ruth H. Singer
    Dr. Ruth H. Singer, a retired physician who was a state health administrator and later worked in AIDS and HIV treatment at Chase Brexton Health Services, died of pancreatic cancer May 27 at her North Baltimore home. She was 69. "What one loved about Ruth...
  • Michael Douglas and the debate over oral sex and cancer

    Michael Douglas and the debate over oral sex and cancer
    Michael Douglas recently addressed his bout with throat cancer, leading many to believe that his particular battle with the disease was brought on by oral sex. But now his camp is backtracking on the comments. In a candid interview with the Guardian...
  • Some Connecticut Physicians Are Wary of Prescribing Medical Marijuana

    Some Connecticut Physicians Are Wary of Prescribing Medical Marijuana
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Porn producer: L.A. County condom law violates free-speech rights

     
    A free-speech debate is headed to court over Los Angeles County's landmark law requiring actors in adult videos to wear condoms during filming. One of the nation's most prominent pornography producers is suing the county in federal court to overturn......
  • Bell trial: Ex-councilman has 'mental issues,' attorney says

     
    Former councilman Victor Bello, one of the defendants in the Bell corruption case, takes medicine for depression and suicidal tendencies and was an outcast in city government because of his angry tangles with the city manager. "He has a life......
  • WKMG’s Jessica Sanchez: Don’t mess with Jess

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: We don't know who will win the Super Bowl, but we know one winner in the media coverage: Jessica Sanchez of WKMG-Channel 6. She won a lot of attention, which may be a good thing or a bad thing. Sanchez usually tells Orlando...
  • Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation

    Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation
    Hampton Roads has some of the highest sexually transmitted disease rates in the nation. It had the second-highest rate of chlamydia cases among U.S. metropolitan areas and third-highest rate of gonorrhea cases, according to a 2010 report by the Centers...
  • STDs may come with no symptoms

    Many people who have a sexually transmitted disease may not know it. In 2007, nearly one-third of the people diagnosed with HIV likely had it for a long time without knowing it because they developed AIDS less than a year after their HIV test. Meanwhile,...