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. 2007 Jun;4(6):e126.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040126.

The Adult Film Industry: Time to Regulate?

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The Adult Film Industry: Time to Regulate?

Corita R Grudzen et al. PLoS Med. .
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The industry is putting the health of its employees, adult film perfomers, at risk by insisting that they work without condoms.

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Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.


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Figure 1. Screenshot of the Web site of Adult Industry Medical Health Care Foundation

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  • The changing face of occupational medicine.
    PLoS Medicine Editors. PLoS Medicine Editors. PLoS Med. 2007 Jun;4(6):e221. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040221. PLoS Med. 2007. PMID: 17594172 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

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