STD

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Judge Rules Porn Actress Can Sue Co-Star For Allegedly Giving Her STD

A Superior Court judge ruled Friday that an adult film actress is able to seek a judgement against a male co-star she says gave her a STD.

09/06/2013

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To Cut STD Rate, Calif. Considers Condoms In Prison

California prisoners have unprotected sexual contact, forced or consensual, even if both are illegal, and this reality often leads to the spread of HIV and other diseases in prisons and in communities where felons are paroled.

07/07/2013

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LAUSD Students Share HIV/STD Statuses Via Text Message

The school district is taking part in a program to educate students as young as 12 years old on how to share their HIV and STD status via their cell phone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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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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Women Have Access To Preventive Services Under Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act Wednesday required insurance companies to offer millions of women eight new healthcare prevention services at no cost.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2012

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Man, 38, On Trial For Christmas Eve Sex Assault Against Young Girl, 8

A 38-year-old man is on trial for allegedly raping an 8-year-old girl he is related to.

03/22/2012

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CA Teens Can Now Order Free Condoms Online

Teens in several California counties can now order free condoms by mail.

02/18/2012

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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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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Minors To Get STD Vaccine

Gov. Jerry Brown has waded into the national debate over child vaccinations for sexually transmitted diseases, signing a bill allowing children as young as 12 to get vaccinated without their parents’ consent.

10/09/2011

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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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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.

05/26/2011

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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

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