HEALTH: “What contagion does thus invade the whole body, so much resist medical art, becomes inoculated so readily, and so cruelly tortures the patient”
Just a short week and a half ago a media release from the government of Manitoba caught my attention, and further discussions with the BC Centre for Disease Control, and the Interior Health Authority, told me it was indeed time for something different – something important.
I hope you’ll read on to the end ...
“Risky behavior like drinking and drug use that may be increased at festivals can interfere with your ability to make decisions to practice safer sex. Sexually transmitted infections like syphilis affect both men and women and can affect overall health and well-being”.
“Untreated, syphilis can lead to major health issues, including permanent damage to the brain, eyes, heart, and liver”.
He continued, “However, syphilis is curable and treating syphilis can prevent permanent damage. Thus, we recommend that people who are sexually active test regularly for syphilis”.
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is actively engaged in a province-wide response to the current outbreak ... CLICK HERE for available information