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May 30, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Oregon seeing sharp rise in syphilis, gonorrhea cases

The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — State health officials say they’re alarmed by increased numbers of syphilis and gonorrhea cases in Oregon. The Salem Statesman Journal reports that Oregon Health Authority figures show that early syphilis cases are at their highest levels since 1989. The agency says gonorrhea cases jumped 18 percent from 2012 to 2013. Dr. Sean Schafer,…

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