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- M u 19. 197 1 Sunday Gazette-Mail Charlevton, Wes,t Virginia V. D. Leading as Problem in Cities By Marion Wells Kesearck Director American Physical fitness Kviifarch Institute Believe it or not. you may have the chance to save someone from paralysis, blindness, insanity, deafness or heart trouble. Or perhaps you can save them from sterility or infectious arthritis. The first list of health problems are among the possible long term effects of untreated syphilis. The second set can occur with untreated gonorrhea. We can no longer say that "only those people" get it. Venereal disease is a leading communicable health problem in our major metropolitan areas. Treated early enough, both syphilis and gonorrhea can usually be completely cured. Although we have effective treatments for these illnesses, it will take all of us working together to halt their spread. We must do better not only at detecting venereal disease, but at reporting cases and possible contacts. ABCs of Health DR. JOHN E. CASTO Optometrist Announces The Relocation of his office to: 505 6th Avenue St. Albans, West Virginia 722-3386 With syphilis or gonorrhea, a person can be infected without realizing it and the disease can go underground for years before affecting the individual or his children. Be suspicious of these possible warning signs of syphilis, which may occur anywhere from 10 days to six months after exposure: a painless reddish sore in the mouth or in or near the sexual area, followed later by such symptoms as rash, sores in the mouth, sore throat, falling hair, fever, headache or swollen lumph glands. With gonorrhea, be alert to a painful burning during urination and unusual discharge from the sex organ if you're a male. Women should check out unaccustomed discharge and irritation. THE INSIDIOUS microbe invaders which cause syphilis and gonorrhea are transmitted primarily through sexual contact. Even if you haven't been intimate, however, you should not pass off possible warning signs of syphilis without investigation. It is possible to get syphilis by kissing someone who has the infection in his mouth. A mother's undetected syphilis may cause her child to be stillborn or die in infancy. The disease may also go undetected until the youngster develops symptoms later in childhood. Medical authorities say that if syphillis is detected and treated before the 18th week of pregnancy, the developing infant probably won't get the disease. What effect can gonorrhea have on the unborn child? If the infant passes through an infected birth canal, it can develop a severe eye inflammation which may lead to blindness. Do you h a v e a d d i t i o n a l questions about V.D.? Call these toll free "hot line" numbers: 800-523-1885 outside Pennsylvania. JCPenney Spectacular dress clearance. 20% to 3 5% off summer styles. Now 8.88 to 15.88 Grig. 12.88 to 22.88. Choose two-piece jacket dresses, skinny middle dresses, short dresses, long dresses, all kinds of dresses. In your favorite easy-care fabrics--including polyester and polyester/cottons. A dazzling collection in pastels, prints, bright solids and more. For juniors, misses, and half-sizes. So hurry in and save on summer. Before it begins. Two piece looks for sun 'n sea. The skirted halter look done in a two-piece swimset of nylon. Flowery imported prints of black and white with red, lime or brown, 9/10-15/16, In the swim of things. Our two-piece swimsuit of nylon imported specially for us. 10-18, 16-M7. CHARGE IT! Shop Penneys in Charleston, Capitol at Washington. Monday and Friday 9:30 'til 9. Other weekdays 9:30 'til 5. jrf 1 ... -- .... * - M - --^Ji_^_ I i THt HOME OFOOUBUAGRADf -TRIPlt A TRIM FIRST OF WEEK... STAR VALUES! PRICES EFFECTIVE THROUCH TUESDAY, MAY 21,1974! TASTY BIRD FRYING CHICKEN LIVERS IB. me. 89 IB. PKC ARMOUR STAR PORK SAUSAGE 59* BUDGET PAK PACKAGE INCLUDES! 3-BREAST QUARTERS (BACK ON) 3-LEC QUARTERS (BACK ON) 3-WINCS, NO NECKS OR GIBLETS Armour's VERI-IEST Port SLICED QUARTER PORK LOIN ARMOUR ^ BACON MiraCurv Â«.-,../,Â»,.,,;.Â»),/Â·.,,/Â·_/.Â»Â· FAIRMONT'S 2% LO-FAT MILK Â· PLASTIC GALLON $129 VIETTI BEEF OR PORK BARBECUE 10V2OZ.CAN WITH COUPON! DURKEE HAMBURGER DILL SLICES QUART JAR M KM wixwi tout-lintÂ«tnÂ« wÂ« WITH COUPON DURKEE, HAMBURGER DILL SLICES Â· Expires Saturday MAY 25,1974 Quart Jar t ore i FRESH CORN EARS Quantify Rights Deserved!