CDC: Number Of Babies Born With Syphilis Reaches Highest Level In 20 YearsAccording to figures released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Tuesday, there were 918 cases of congenital syphilis reported in 2017, the highest level since the 1990s.
LA Healthcare Group Warns Of 'Growing Crisis' Of Babies Born With SyphilisHealthcare advocates are urging the federal government to take action against what they describe as a "growing crisis" of congenital syphilis, which is transmitted from mother to child prior to or during birth.
CDPH: Syphilis Cases On The Rise Among Women In SoCalMost of the cases have been reported within Los Angeles County and the Central Valley.
LA County Health Officials ID 2 Possible Cases Of Ocular SyphilisSouthland doctors have been told to be on on the lookout for patients reporting unusual vision problems after clusters of syphilis that cause blindness have been reported on the West Coast.
New Billboard Tells Californians The State Is No. 2 In Cases Of SyphilisAHF says the only way to continue to fight the disease is with condom use and routine STD testing. The AHF hopes humor in discussing the serious topic will lead to awareness.
Judge Rules Porn Actress Can Sue Co-Star For Allegedly Giving Her STD A Superior Court judge ruled Friday that an adult film actress is able to seek a judgement against a male co-star she says gave her a STD.
LA County Health Officials Asked To Investigate Alleged Porn Industry Syphilis CaseLos Angeles County health officials have been asked to investigate a report by an adult film industry blogger that a "male porn performer" tested positive for syphilis and about 15 others may have also been exposed.
Porn Actor Jailed For Exposing Co-Stars To Syphilis An adult film actor was sentenced to jail for knowingly exposing at least two co-stars to syphilis after testing positive for the disease days earlier, the District Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
LA Health Officials: More Cases Of Syphilis Found In Porn IndustryLos Angeles County's top health official says four more cases of syphilis have been found during their investigation of an outbreak among porn performers — and the discovery of more cases is likely.
Porn Group: Filming To Halt During Syphilis Probe A pornography trade group has called for a nationwide filming moratorium while performers are tested for syphilis and Los Angeles County public health officials investigate a possible outbreak of the sexually transmitted disease.
CDC Says 18 Percent Of Syphilis Tests Are WrongHealth officials say hundreds of people may have been told they have syphilis when they don't.