Political Prophylactics & Mr. Marcus Is The Porn Star Responsible For The Syphilis Outbreak

Political condoms are here and ready for use. Your choice. You can wrap it up with Romney or Obama. [Huffington Post]
In honor of Todd Akin, here are…

Ami Angelowicz | August 24, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Facebook Gives You Syphilis?!?! Or Not.

In certain cities in the U.K., there’s been a fourfold increase in the number of syphilis cases. And these cities have one thing in common — they are where Facebook…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 24, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Syphilis Test Gets North Carolinians Walmart Or McDonald’s Gift Cards

Rates of syphilis in Forsyth, NC have tripled in one year, so health officials there have come up with a novel idea to entice people to get tested. Folks who…

Annika Harris | September 18, 2009 - 2:50 pm

The Five Most Important Things You Should Know About: Syphilis

Syphilis is a mighty morphing STD that is hard to detect. Its symptoms don’t occur in a consistent order, but experts have narrowed them down to four stages. The…

Stephanie Armstrong | April 25, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Hair, Syphilis, And How To Spend Your Mornings

Humans have the same amount of hair as gorillas and other primates, it’s just virtually invisible. So why have we retained so much hair on our heads? “Human head hair,…

Catherine Strawn | March 13, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Syphilis Is a Nasty, Nasty Disease

The number of cases of syphilis is on the rise. In Britain, there are 10 times the number of cases there were a decade ago, and France has almost 16…

Catherine Strawn | December 18, 2007 - 3:48 pm