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September 9, 2002 | JONATHAN FIELDING and VALERIE ULENE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
If you're afraid of toads because you've heard that touching them causes skin warts, you can relax around the little creatures. Warts are simply an overgrowth of skin cells caused by infection with the human papilloma virus. Toads have nothing to do with their spread--humans do. The virus is spread either through direct skin-to-skin contact, or indirectly, through contact with a surface that has been contaminated with the virus that has been shed from a wart.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 11, 2014 | By David C. Nichols
This review has been corrected. See below for details. SAN DIEGO -- Social commentary, familial relationships and quantum theory collide in “Time and the Conways” at the Old Globe, and the results are as formidable as they are engrossing. If any doubts remained that J.B. Priestley was one of the most insightful British dramatists of the 20 th century, this translucent revival of his multilayered 1937 look at one well-heeled Yorkshire family between the wars should set them to rest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 2007 | Susannah Rosenblatt, Times Staff Writer
Crystal meth use among gay men has spiked since 2005, according to preliminary data collected by a Los Angeles nonprofit agency, with those using the drug in the last year five times more likely to test positive for HIV. Of the 6,360 gay men the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center tested for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases last year, one in four reported using the drug at least once.
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May 28, 2003 | From Times Staff Reports
Los Angeles County has six probable and another eight suspected cases of SARS, although none of the patients has been positively diagnosed with the respiratory illness, according to Dr. Jonathan Fielding, director of the county's Department of Public Health. The county must improve awareness and education about the illness, Fielding said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
County officials said Tuesday they are seeking misdemeanor charges against the managers of a downtown wholesale produce market that was the focus of a KNBC-TV investigation aired last week. Dr. Jonathan Fielding, director of public health, said he asked the city attorney to file charges against Alameda Produce Inc. for alleged violations of state health and safety rules at its 7th Street Produce Market. The firm is owned by developer Richard Meruelo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 14, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A bat found recently by students from Calabasas High School tested positive for rabies, the county Department of Public Health said Monday. Students from Agoura High School also cared for sick bats, health officials said. No students were bitten, but all received anti-rabies vaccinations as a precaution. A dozen rabid bats have been documented in the county this year, the officials said. Department director Dr. Jonathan Fielding sent parents a letter warning of the dangers of handling bats.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
A 60-year-old Los Angeles County woman became the 11th Californian to die from the West Nile virus, officials said Friday. The woman, who lived in the eastern portion of the county, died in late July, but authorities did not confirm the cause of death until additional tests were completed in August, according to Jonathan Fielding, director of public health for Los Angeles County's Department of Health Services. The woman's name and place of residence were not disclosed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 2009 | Rong-Gong Lin II and Kimi Yoshino
An actress who works in Southern California's pornography industry has tested positive for HIV, renewing county and state health officials' concerns that the adult entertainment industry lacks sufficient safety measures to prevent the spread of AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to settle a lawsuit brought by nine gay bathhouses last year that said county requirements imposed on the businesses violated the law. County rules mandated that such businesses obtain county health licenses, pay annual fees of more than $1,000, allow quarterly inspections and provide on-site HIV testing. Business operators "basically agreed to adhere to" county requirements but can complain of potential violations of the law or their rights, said Dr.
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