In 2017, 900 newborns with syphilis were reported in 37 states — the most in 20 years.
The sexually transmitted infection can cause pregnancy loss, infant death and lifelong disability.
Public health experts say something has gone terribly wrong with prenatal care in the U.S. and that babies are paying the price.
An advisory committee is understood to have decided that the current deferral period, in which men cannot give blood within
Rates of syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Japan spiked in 2016. No one’s really sure why. According
CDC estimates 20 million new sexually transmitted disease (STD) infections occur each year in the U.S., and the vast majority
Budget cuts are leading to a public health crisis.
The latter refers, of course, to the Tuskegee Syphilis Study of African American males, sponsored by the Public Health Service
The city reported nearly 700 syphilis cases last year.
Sex is never the real danger and neither are apps. Shame and ignorance are. Apps present an opportunity to change the way we have sex, and as soon as we learn to harness their incredible power, we'll all be a lot safer.
We all have a role to play in helping to protect the sexual health of our young people - youth can be more aware of the risks they face, and parents and schools can get the information they need to stay safe.