| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
In California, someone who wants a doctor's prescription to get medical marijuana can obtain one for just about any "health-related" reason, including writer's cramp. Of course, you do have to pay the pot doctor's fees first.
In Colorado, a new audit...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:44 AM
It is difficult to listen to Juanita Salas talk about her work without sharing her excitement.
She is very enthusiastic and animated, telling stories that go in several directions at once.
She is a modern success story in the classic American sense....
| Nov 30, 2013
Some students have sex. Others have plenty of questions. So along with reading, writing and math, it's crucial to appropriately teach public school pupils about the birds and bees.
Yet in Broward County, one in 10 students receives no sexual education....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
I always thought that I lived a healthy life. I go to the gym six days a week, eat fruits and vegetables and don't smoke. In mid-September, I had what I thought was a routine gynecological exam. But when the doctor called with my test results two weeks...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Writer-director Eric England's "Contracted" can best be described as "Contagion" meets "Blue Is the Warmest Color," without all those explicit sex scenes.
After falling out with her girlfriend, the distraught Samantha (Najarra Townsend of "Me and You...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:50 PM
If you build a better condom, will men use it? And no, that’s not a trick question.
In one of those “Gee, I feel so lame not knowing about this already” stories, the other Times (the one in New York) reported this week that the Bill...
| Nov 17, 2013
How can anyone go wrong criticizing Los Angeles County government? It's big, bulky and slow. Many of its data systems are locked in an outmoded paper-and-pushcart world, gumming up communication among offices and denying competent service to a large chunk...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:49 PM
A report by state auditors paints a disturbing picture of the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
Among the 33 deficiencies listed in the recently released report — nearly double the number in the previous analysis, released in December...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs is approving claims for post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from military sexual assault or harassment at rates that are "significantly lower" than those for PTSD from combat and other causes, advocacy groups said...
| Sep 21, 2009
Mounting evidence indicates that prostate cancer is an infectious disease caused by a recently identified virus.
It will be some time before researchers can definitively prove whether the virus causes prostate cancer. And even more time to develop a...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Forget about rock 'n' roll: When rats are administered the highly addictive stimulant methamphetamine and allowed to engage in sexual behavior while high, all they want is more of both. That's the raw finding of a study published Tuesday by the Journal of...