Paying For Peace of Mind

New dating services offer screening tests for AIDS

A lively crowd of 200 people flocked to the party at Houston's glitzy Ocean Club, but an uninvited guest also turned up: fear. The affair, sponsored by a new organization called Safe Adults, kicked off the city's first social club for people who are worried about contracting AIDS. To join, prospective members must agree to submit to an AIDS test every six months. Oil Production Analyst Mary Harter, 28, plans to sign up. At Safe Adults, she said, "you'll meet the kind of people who are at least aware of AIDS and willing to do something to protect themselves. Herpes you...

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