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April is sexually transmitted disease Awareness Month, an annual event calling attention to STDs in the United States. This month-long observance provides individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations an opportunity to address ways to prevent...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
Los Angeles TimesAdvocates for and against same-sex marriage will make legal arguments to the Supreme Court this week about whether laws such as the federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 run afoul of the Constitution. Meanwhile, in...
Following the lead of Los Angeles County voters, Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks plans to introduce an ordinance that would require actors in adult films to wear condoms. The supervisor said such a measure may encourage producers of such films...
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Even after eight years of investigating online crime, and plenty of accompanying training, it's hard for Tom Tarnowski to get a feel for the typical Internet criminal. Online offenders just can't be neatly categorized by age, social status or...
The deteriorating condition of a West Hollywood lawyer diagnosed with meningitis earlier this week heightened concerns by local officials about the possible spread of the disease. [For the record, 11:46 p.m. April 12: An earlier version of this article,...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two thirds of women in a new U.S. study reported regularly using cleansers, lubricants or petroleum jelly intravaginally - and some of the products were linked to a higher chance of common vaginal infections. Those mundane...
The Washington Post, ReutersMost women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, including not knowing that IUDs are more effective contraceptives than birth control pills, researchers said. In addition,...
Doctors and patients alike are often uncomfortable talking about sexual health and sexually transmitted disease. But a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that this squeamishness costs society millions of dollars spent trying to...
Many women today are unaware of their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during their lives. Almost 300,000 women each year are diagnosed with invasive and non-invasive breast...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it would allow the Plan B One-Step contraceptive to be sold without a prescription to girls as young as 15 years of age. The announcement partially reverses a December 2011...
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