| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Looking to classic novels to learn about the spirit of love is one thing, but what can “The Idiot” teach young people about sexual responsibility?
Instead of a curriculum covering condoms and sexually transmitted diseases, Pavel Astakhov,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:11 PM
We have heard the importance of using condoms to protect one's self from getting sexually-transmitted diseases.
But with Alaska's rate of STDs being among the highest in the nation, state lawmakers’ new approach at showcasing them was done on...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:30 PM
An adult film industry trade group announced that shooting can begin again Friday after a two-week moratorium prompted by HIV cases in the industry.
The industry also said it would revise its sexually transmitted disease testing protocols to require...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:58 PM
City Hall and Los Angeles County elected leaders are warning that if voters pass a June ballot measure that forces the city to create its own health department, it will increase costs and erode essential services now provided by the county.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Q: My husband and I have been married for 15 years. We had a great sex life from the start. During the past year, we have not had sex. I tried a couple of times. The last time, when he was in the shower, I thought, "What the heck?" and decided to surprise...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: When something bad happens to us, is it because God is punishing us? My husband is dying of cancer, and I can't help but wonder if God is punishing us, since we've never gone to church or been religious or anything. -- Mrs. A. McF.
A: Sometimes bad...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 7:49 PM
SACRAMENTO--Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday vetoed a bill a that would have expanded the availability of condoms in state prisons.
The measure, by Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), would have required the state corrections department to develop a five-...
| Oct 6, 2013
I enjoyed reading Thomas Keneally's new book, "The Daughters of Mars," but oh, how I long to see it on TV.
Some books are destined to live solely in their readers' imaginations. Others are destined for television or the movies. "The Daughters of Mars"...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With college students heading off to school, I was reminded of a news story about Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, which now provides students with the emergency contraceptive, Plan B, via a vending machine on campus....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:04 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:01 PM
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...