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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Steroid Abuse Among Connecticut Teenagers is a Growing Problem

    Steroid Abuse Among Connecticut Teenagers is a Growing Problem
    Brian Cunningham says no one asked him where he got the 200 doses of illegal steroids found in his Southington High School locker back in April. Nor did anyone ask the 18-year-old who among his friends or teammates might also be doping. Not the cops,...
  • Newton: Porn, safe sex and Measure B

    Newton: Porn, safe sex and Measure B
    At first glance, the county's Measure B, which would require the use of condoms in adult films shot in Los Angeles, seems fairly hard to rebut: Other than a few self-interested pornographers, who could be against mandating safe-sex practices? And yet,...