Category: syphilis

Which State Has the Highest STD Rates

Sexually transmitted diseases are dangerous and most importantly, everywhere. However, there are those countries where people are most careless about their sexual health and where STDs spread like the plague. According to estimates, treating STDs in the US costs the country $16 billion every year. At this point, there are approximately 30 million infections being […]


The History of Syphilis

Syphilis is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. It can be cured using the proper treatment. However, if not treated this infection could leave to bigger health problems. So, what is the history of syphilis? How did it first start and when was a cure discovered? Let’s dig into the history of this […]


Syphilis in the United States

For the better part of a decade, public health officials have decried the increase in Sexually Transmitted Diseases throughout the United States. In some respects, these officials believe they are on the losing end of this struggle. There is good reason for them to worry. According to a 2015 survey conducted by the Center for […]