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In a recent conversation, he told me that Peaches was inspired by Eunice Evers the nurse in David Feldshuh’s play “Miss Evers’ Boys’” about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.

States in the South and West have seen the highest syphilis rates in recent years.

Talk to the pediatricians, obstetricians and families on the front lines of the congenital syphilis surge and it becomes clear why Yang and others are trying so desperately to prevent cases.

Syphilis is very common in the hill country in the north-east of the province.

Syphilis has, of course, been extensively introduced among all the tribes.

Some depend on a contagious virus, communicable from one person to another, as Syphilis.

The second order contains those that are used in the several forms of Syphilis.

We are seldom able by such means to reduce the size of a tumour, unless it depends on a blood-disorder, as Syphilis or Scrofula.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to syphilis, such as: acquired immune deficiency syndrome, aids, gonorrhea, herpes, venereal disease, and chancroid.

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