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Sexually Transmitted Disease

More and more seniors are finding themselves with STDs. (credit: CBS)

More And More Seniors Are Putting The S In STD

Officials say one age group has shown an alarming rise in sexually transmitted diseases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2013

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LA Health Officials: More Cases Of Syphilis Found In Porn Industry

Los Angeles County’s top health official says four more cases of syphilis have been found during their investigation of an outbreak among porn performers — and the discovery of more cases is likely.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2012

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Porn Group: Filming To Halt During Syphilis Probe

A pornography trade group has called for a nationwide filming moratorium while performers are tested for syphilis and Los Angeles County public health officials investigate a possible outbreak of the sexually transmitted disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2012

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Push To Make Condoms Mandatory On Porn Shoots Expanding

A battle over an initiative mandating condom use in porn shoots was developing on a new front Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2012

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AP: California Could Require Condoms In Porn

California workplace safety officials have drafted rules to require porn performers to use condoms and other barriers in sex scenes to prevent being infected with sexually transmitted diseases.

05/27/2011

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CDC Says 18 Percent Of Syphilis Tests Are Wrong

Health officials say hundreds of people may have been told they have syphilis when they don’t.

02/10/2011