Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
SYS-CON.TV
Today's Top SOA Links


New York Times Article Calls Adult Industry Testing Program a "Model in HIV Efforts" According to No on Government Waste Committee
Reporting by Newspaper Demonstrates Success in Keeping HIV Out of Performer Population

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/05/12 -- In an in-depth article appearing in tomorrow's New York Times, the testing program for the adult film industry was cited as an "unlikely model in HIV efforts" and demonstrated to the satisfaction of noted AIDS health experts that it worked at keeping performers safe from HIV infections, according to the No on Government Waste Committee, a broad coalition of business, entertainment, healthcare, minority and community organizations fighting to defeat Measure B, the so-called "Safer Sex" initiative on the Los Angeles County ballot.

"The New York Times carefully examined the testing program the adult film industry has in place and interviewed performers, medical authorities and infectious disease specialists and found the program to be successful in keeping HIV virtually non-existent in the industry since 2004," said James Lee, communications director for the No on Government Waste Committee. "The very basis for Measure B in controlling HIV in the porn industry is false and voters have been deliberately misled about the real impacts of this initiative."

In the Times story, Dr. Allan Ronald, a Canadian AIDS specialist who did landmark studies of the HIV virus in prostitutes in a Nairobi slum was quoted as saying "I don't think there's any question that it works. I'm a little uncomfortable, because it's giving the wrong message -- that you can have multiple sex partners without condoms -- but I can't say it doesn't work."

The industry's testing every 14 and 28 days and use of the latest biotechnology tests was cited as an effective means of detecting infections before they were transmitted as Dr. Jacques Pepin, the author of "The Origins of AIDS" and an expert on transmission rates, said in the article "and if you are having sex mostly with people who themselves are tested all the time, this must further reduce the risk."

The article also relates the adult film industry's aggressive response to any potential infections with industry-wide shutdowns and treatment of any infected performer before resuming any production and also described the potential job losses and local tax impact should Measure B pass and the industry moves out of L.A. County.

The full article and accompanying sidebar on the history of HIV in the adult film business can be found at: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/health/unlikely-model-for-hiv-prevention-porn-industry.html

Downloads of the No on Measure B campaign's latest TV ad running now can also be viewed at http://vimeo.com/52656563.

Measure B, funded and placed on the ballot by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, would require the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to license and permit adult movie productions in the county and require performers to wear condoms and create an unworkable system of on-set inspections and enforcement by county personnel. The county estimates initial start-up costs for the program to be in excess of $300,000, but acknowledges that regardless of the level of compliance by the adult film industry, there would be significant cost to the Department of Public Health.

According to the California Dept. of Public Health, from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2011, there were 6,447 new cases of HIV reported in Los Angeles County, but only two were adult performers who did not contract the disease on-set. Since 2004, there have been no documented cases of HIV transmission on an adult entertainment set. In fact, with the industry's strict testing protocols -- requiring testing at least every 14 and 28 days for HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis -- adult performers are the most tested workforce in the nation.

No on Government Waste Committee
The Committee is comprised of entertainment companies, local business organizations, community activists, adult entertainment performers and healthcare advocates who oppose Measure B's plan for creating an underfunded government inspection program diverting badly needed resources from local community clinics and underserved minority communities. For more information, please visit: www.noongovernmentwaste.com.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact:
James Lee
Media Office
Tel: 424.229.2773
E: Email Contact

About Marketwired .
Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Web 2.0 Latest News
The IoT has the potential to transform the world, bringing new functions and efficiency to big problems such as disease, poverty, traffic, and government transparence. It also makes for a nice Christmas gift for “kids in science fair projects.” This latter point was made by Broadcom an...
When we talk about the impact of BYOD and BYOA and the Internet of Things, we often focus on the impact on data center architectures. That's because there will be an increasing need for authentication, for access control, for security, for application delivery as the number of potentia...
Everything from jet engines to refrigerators is joining the Internet of Things, pushing networks to the brink. In a new Boeing 747, almost every part of the plane is connected to the Internet, recording and, in some cases, sending continuous streams of data about its status. General El...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is getting personal. Wearables, ingestables, even implantables – devices that not only help us with our fitness, but can monitor and manage disease and its treatment – are right around the corner. And where the IoT goes, money follows. In this case, Big Pha...
Google has created what it calls a “Matrix-style,” virtual version of California’s road system that it’s been using to test self-driving cars before sending them out onto the actual road, according to the Guardian. Google is apparently so thrilled with its simulation that it asked Cali...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021




SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE