Magic Johnson Foundation Press Conference

Magic Johnson Still Beating HIV 20 Years Later

If Magic Johnson had known just how well he could live with HIV, he wouldn’t have retired from the Lakers on Nov. 7, 1991.


Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers announces his retirement after being diagnosed as HIV positive on Nov. 7, 1991. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Monday Marks 20 Years Since Magic Johnson’s HIV, Retirement Announcement

Free testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases will be available Monday at the Earvin “MAGIC” Johnson Recreation Area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2011

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XXX Filming Can Resume After Supposedly HIV-Positive Actor Retests Negative

An adult film performer who tested positive for HIV and caused the porn industry to shut down production as a precaution has been retested and the actor does not have the virus, a porn industry trade group said Saturday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2011

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New HIV Case Causes Porn Industry Shutdown

A porn industry group says an adult film performer has tested positive for HIV, resulting in a production moratorium in Southern California while the organization investigates to see if the virus has spread.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2011

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Report: Trade Group Revives Database To Track Porn Star STDs

While the database will go online Friday, it will likely be at least two months before testing of performers is complete and the database is fully functional.


Ruling: LA County Officials Can’t Mandate Condoms In Porn

A Los Angeles appeals court says the legal system can’t compel public health officials to require and enforce condom use in porn.


Ruling Limits Access To Porn Actress’ HIV Records

Citing medical privacy, an Alameda County judge has denied state workplace safety officials access to medical files and personal information for a porn actress who contracted HIV in 2009.


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Porn Trade Group Has Plan For Actor Health Care

Porn performers will soon be given a list of recommended health care providers for their frequent sexually transmitted disease testing, and results will be fed into a new industry database, according to a porn trade group.


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Sherman Oaks Clinic That Catered To Porn Stars Closes Again

A health clinic that catered to porn stars in the San Fernando Valley has closed in the wake of two years of controversy.


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HIV Clinic Catering To Porn Stars Re-Opens

A San Fernando Valley HIV clinic that caters to porn stars re-opens after being forced to close.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2011

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San Pedro Clinic Patients Told To Check For Hepatitis, HIV

Los Angeles County health officials are urging the patients of a San Pedro health clinic to get tested for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV after a confirmed case of contamination.


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Porn Industry Clinic Shut Down After State Rejects License

California health officials have denied a porn industry health clinic’s bid for a license to operate as a community clinic.


HIV-Postive Porn Actor Calls For Mandatory Condom Use

An adult film actor who tested positive for HIV says he now wishes he had known more about the risks of contracting sexually transmitted diseases in the industry and is calling for mandatory condom use in porn films.


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Divine Design 2010 To Benefit Project Angel Food

Wrap up your holiday shopping at Divine Design 2010, which benefits Project Angel Food.


Los Angeles County Events Mark World AIDS Day

City officials want the public to commemorate World AIDS Day by getting tested for HIV/AIDS and help increase awareness of the disease.