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West Hollywood urges vaccinations for meningococcal disease

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city is getting the word out that the county Department of Public Health has issued recommendations for vaccinating against invasive meningococcal disease. On June 24, a health alert was issued by the department directed at men who have sex with men following a rise in invasive meningococcal disease cases. Nine cases Read More…

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Planned Parenthood opens West Hollywood Center

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Under unusually heavy guard, a grand-opening ceremony was held Dec. 1 at a new Planned Parenthood Center here. Safety was a key topic of conversation at the event, which was held in the wake of a shooting last week that killed three people and injured nine others at a Planned Parenthood center Read More…

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Measure requiring condoms in porn films qualifies for state ballot

LOS ANGELES — A locally based HIV/AIDS organization said Sept. 14 that it has collected enough signatures for a statewide ballot measure that, if approved by voters, would enforce condom use on adult film sets throughout the state. The California Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act is intended to prevent sexually transmitted infections Read More…