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This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned that the widely prescribed antibiotic azithromycin -- marketed as Zithromax and Zmax -- may cause potentially fatal changes in the heart rhythm of people who are taking medications to treat...
One key to launching a successful business is finding the right problem to solve. That's why so many entrepreneurs are inspired by problems they encounter themselves or that stymie their family and friends. The trick is not confusing an anecdote for a...
Angus T. Jones, the fraction in the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men," made news recently when he called the series "filth," bemoaned his own participation in it, and advised people not to watch it. The call came in the course of what he at least would call...
It can seem like infertility is on the rise, especially in developed countries as women wait longer to start families. But according to a new analysis of 277 surveys, conducted by researchers at the World Health Organization and other institutions,...
For the most part, the group assembled in the Sofitel meeting room appeared classically corporate: heavy on suits and button-down shirts, wearing laminated name tags. Hotel memo pads and pencils were placed on tables for use during panel discussions....
Tags: HIV, Syphilis, Pornography, Movies, Blade Runner (movie)
L.A. NOWAdult film stars in Los Angeles County have significantly higher rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia than legal prostitutes in Nevada, according to a report published this week....
Performers in adult films risk their health and their very lives to do their controversial work. Despite advances in the treatment of HIV, there is not yet a cure for the virus, which causes AIDS. New, more virulent and in some cases reportedly...
Tags: HIV, Crime, Law and Justice, Syphilis, AIDS, Injuries and Wounds
L.A. NOWRates of gonorrhea and chlamydia were significantly higher among porn stars in Los Angeles County compared to legal prostitutes in Nevada, according to a new study published this week....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCancer lends itself to the realms of myth. Siddhartha Mukherjee gave the disease some regal treatment in the title of his prize-winning book "The Emperor of All Maladies," but cancer's no emperor. It's a beast. Where actual mythological monsters are...
L.A. NOWCalifornia 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....
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends Plan B for all sexually active adolescents, giving tacit approval to promiscuous lifestyles. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are 700,000 new cases of gonorrhea in the U.S. annually, with...
Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla.Highlands County reported 31 HIV cases from 2009-11. That's 10.5 per 100,000. If there's good news in that report, it's that the Florida rate is 27.7. "Those are newly reported cases," said Barbara Moore, an RN with Highlands County Health Department....
Tags: HIV, Syphilis, Broward County, AIDS, Gonorrhea
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