The Internet didn’t exist in 1972, so folks had to rely on pamphlets featuring pictures of badly drawn monsters to educate themselves about syphilis and gonorrhea. A lot has changed in the last 40 years — for example, now we say sexually transmitted infection instead of VD (short for venereal disease). But it’s still true that syphilis and gonorrhea are completely curable when treated in the early stages. When was the last time you got tested?

The Internet didn’t exist in 1972, so folks had to rely on pamphlets featuring pictures of badly drawn monsters to educate themselves about syphilis and gonorrhea. A lot has changed in the last 40 years — for example, now we say sexually transmitted infection instead of VD (short for venereal disease). But it’s still true that syphilis and gonorrhea are completely curable when treated in the early stages. When was the last time you got tested?