Tonsils To Go or Not to Go?

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A generation ago, “having your tonsils out” was almost a rite of passage. Parents expected it. Children’s fears were calmed with the promise of getting “all the ice cream you want.” (more…)

The Signs of Syphilis

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Syphilis, a parasitic infection, can damage the brain, nervous system and heart. It can be fatal. The symptoms of this sexually transmitted disease, or STD, appear in stages. Syphilis is highly contagious in the first two stages, but not in the third. Infected mothers may pass the disease on to their infants during childbirth. (more…)