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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Porn industry syphilis cases in L.A. County under investigation

     
    The L.A. County Public Health Department is investigating a possible cluster of syphilis cases among adult film industry performers, officials said Friday....
  • Parents, doctors allege sex-ed courses violate state law

     
    Parents and physicians Tuesday sued a Central Valley school district over its high school sex education curriculum, alleging it violated state law by only teaching about abstinence and failing to include instruction about condoms and contraception....
  • California sees a rise in sexually transmitted diseases

     
    California syphilis cases jumped by 18% from 2010 to 2011, according to data released by the state Department of Public Health. The data also show a 5% rise in Chlamydia and 1.5% increase in gonorrhea....
  • Porn industry calls for temporary shutdown after reported syphilis cases

     
    A Los Angeles-based trade group that represents adult film companies has called for a nationwide moratorium on production while porn performers are tested for syphilis....
  • 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....