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Al Capone lived as a schoolyard bully, died in a simper with a brain et by syphilis, and lives on through eternity as a cigarillo mascot and gimme film role for dark-haired white actors who want a chance to really chew some scenery.
Debate about syphilis’s origins also challenges Mr Leguizamo’s account.
The incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis is increasing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In a particularly gruesome case, a patient named Berta was injected in her left arm with syphilis.
The disease in question here isn’t syphilis but rather rampant greed, an epidemic on The Street, when people measure personal wealth in billions.
Since 2000, cases of chlamydia and syphilis have steadily increased.
More than 2 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States last year — the most ever.
Last year, the milk bank had more than 1,000 donors who were screened for healthy diet and lifestyle choices as well as diseases such as hepatitis and syphilis.
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