Category Archives: health

A recap from today’s Cal/OSHA meeting.

Today was the Cal/OSHA meeting addressing the issue of condom regulation on adult production sets, as well as other workplace health and safety issues for the adult industry. I don’t trust much of the adult media when it comes to … Continue reading

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FSC Urges Industry Members to Attend CalOSHA Meeting on June 7

Full story at FSC Blogger: Free Speech Coalition is urging industry members to attend a CalOSHA Advisory Subcommittee addressing the issue of condom regulation on adult production sets, as well as other workplace health and safety issues for the adult … Continue reading

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L.A. County may shake up sexually transmitted diseases program

The proposed reorganization has angered physicians and AIDS activists, who are concerned the effort could weaken efforts to halt the spread of HIV in L.A.’s adult film industry. In a move that has angered physicians and AIDS activists, Los Angeles … Continue reading

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HIV/AIDS Pandemic Hits 30-Year Mark With Hope

Full story at ABC News: Thirty years ago this week, researchers and clinicians were putting the finishing touches on an article intended for the June 5 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Titled “Pneumocystis Pneumonia — Los Angeles,” the … Continue reading

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New hope against HIV/AIDS

A silver bullet to defeat HIV/AIDS still doesn’t exist, but the world is getting closer. An international study released this week found that transmission of the virus can be nearly eliminated if patients are simply given drug therapy as early … Continue reading

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The cause of death for actress & former Playboy Playmate Yvette Vickers is heart disease.

The LA Times was first to report how the mummified body of 82-year-old Yvette Vickers had been found by a neighbor on April 27th. The shocking part of the story is that she had gone undiscovered for close to a … Continue reading

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation and the Free Speech Coalition respond to the news of AIM’s closing.

Full story at aidshealth.org: AIM Closed, Condoms Should Follow “Now that AIM has closed—and the industry ‘fig leaf’ is gone—the responsible thing for the industry to do is to put performers’ health first and require condom-use on all adult film … Continue reading

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Sharon Mitchell confirms that AIM is now officially closed.

The Adult Industry Medical (AIM) Health Care Foundation was created by Sharon Mitchell and co-founder Dr. Steven York starting back in 1998. Now after 13 years, AIM is shutting down. On April 20th, I got the tip that AIM would … Continue reading

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Drug-resistant gonorrhea a growing concern worldwide; STD drug resistance could be ‘catastrophic’

Researchers warn that the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea is winning the battle against medicine’s arsenal of antibiotic treatments. Researchers in both US and UK recently expressed concern about the increasing number of cases of gonorrhea found in each country that … Continue reading

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5 Myths About The Penis

Google “penis myths” and you get over 2.2 million results. That tells you something about the power and pervasiveness of half-truths and outright lies about the male sex organ. But some of those myths are more damaging than others. In … Continue reading

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Former Playboy Playmate Yvette Vickers’ mummified body was found in her home after being dead for close to a year.

Full story at LA Times: Yvette Vickers, an early Playboy playmate whose credits as a B-movie actress included such cult films as “Attack of the 50-Foot Woman” and “Attack of the Giant Leeches,” was found dead last week at her … Continue reading

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Two AIM employees confirm that AIM has shut down.

Thank you to Bobi Seybold and Paul for leaving these comments on my blog! They left their comments on my AIM being shut down post last week. I asked someone if it seems like Bobi and Paul. The person agreed … Continue reading

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About That FSC “Industry Meeting”

OK What you are likely going to hear about is the closure of AIM and what the industry intends to do in it’s place, but that ain’t what I’m here to talk about. If you are talent you should show … Continue reading

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FSC Calls Industry-Only Meetings to Discuss Workplace Safety, Performer Testing

From FSC Blogger: Free Speech Coalition is calling for industry members to meet this Friday, April 29, to discuss current developments with workplace safety protocols and performer STD testing. These meetings will review the current status of workplace safety and … Continue reading

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New Dana Hayes update. She’s looking for a new business partner.

A couple of years ago Dana Hayes was hit by a car as she was entering the car she was getting into. The man who hit her was never charged and nothing ever happened to him. They played one of … Continue reading

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