The Rise of Chronic Conditions Unlike many ailments, chronic illnesses can be controlled but not cured. Check out this #infographic from the University of Arizona's College of Nursing for information on the prevalence of just three of many chronic illnesses.
Top 20 Uncommon STD Stats: #19 - Al Capone suffered from a case of advanced syphilis. Other famous – or infamous – people thought to have suffered from syphilis: Adolph Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Friedrich Nietzsche, Edourd Manet, and Napoleon. It should be noted that untreated syphilis results in dementia.
Tuberculosis, a disease that is curable AND preventable, affects more than 9 million people each year, killing more than 1.5 million of them. That makes it the second most deadly infectious disease in the world behind HIV/AIDS. #WorldTBDay
#Trichomoniasis or #trich is commonly mistaken for urethral tract infection because only 30% of the infected population show symptoms. Caused by a protozoan, trich is considered a curable sexually transmitted disease #STD. Learn more...
Did you know that you are 5 times more likely to contract HIV if you already have an STD? Free STD and HIV tests are available at your local health department. Most STDs are curable. All are treatable. Get yourself tested today! #STD #HIV #PublicHealthIsHere