A New York poster encouraging blood testing and examinations to identify syphilis and gonorrhea: "Stamp out syphilis and gonorrhea. Have you had your blood test and examination. Go to your doctor or Dept. of Health." Created between 1936 and 1938 by the New York City Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project.
Memorabilia Joost in action done for the J9 foundation in awareness of MND. The J9 Foundation was formed by the rugby legend, Joost van der Westhuizen, in aid of those also suffering from Motor Neuron Disease. Joost has created a platform through this foundation to allow people , companies and friends to support the "quality of life programs" available within this organisation.
According to new data released by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 19.7 million new venereal infections in the United States in 2008, bringing the total number of existing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the U.S. at that time to 110,197,000.
The sheer terror of syphilis (as seen in 1930s posters)