Lawsuit claims man suspected in sex trafficking ring has HIV

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut businessman charged in a sex trafficking ring is facing a lawsuit from alleged victims who say he knowingly engaged in unprotected sex for more than 40 years while ...

Taiwanese woman raped by man she met on Tinder in Colorado

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While traveling in Boulder, Colorado, a Taiwanese woman has reported being raped by a man who she met on the casual dating app Tinder after she insisted he use a condom, report...

Australian prostitute convicted for infecting man with HIV

PERTH, Australia (AP) — An Australian jury on Friday convicted a transgender prostitute of causing grievous bodily harm by knowingly infecting a client with HIV. Clayton James Palmer...

Critics say Trump birth control rule ignores science

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's new birth control rule is raising questions among some doctors and researchers, who say it overlooks known benefits of contraception while selectively citi...

60-year-old sex worker in Wanhua diagnosed with HIV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The recent confirmation that a 60-year-old female sex worker in Taipei's Wanhua District has tested positive for an HIV infection has spurred concerns that several hundred ...

California lawmakers want to repeal HIV criminalization laws

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Exposing a person to HIV is treated more seriously under California law than infecting someone with any other communicable disease, a policy some lawmakers say is a relic of ...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: CHINA-US-TRADE — China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business ...

Czech man accused of AIDS offense held in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday they have arrested a Czech man wanted in his country for allegedly having unprotected sex with several people, including a minor, while being aware that he ha...

Teva Women’s Health, Inc. and Kinsey Institute at Indiana University Survey Reveals U.S. College Students Need to Study Up on Emergency Contraception

FRAZER, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 14, 2016--Teva Women’s Health, Inc., the maker of Plan B One-Step ® (levonorgestrel) 1.5 mg tablet, announced today results of the first-ever “EC IQ” survey of 3,600 ...

Supreme Court rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is allowing Washington state to require pharmacies to dispense Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, rejecting an appeal from pharmacists who said they have re...

AIDS risk spreading to different demographics: physician

An expert in infectious diseases said Tuesday that anybody who has unprotected sex could be at risk of contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), citing figures showing a higher percentage of ...