Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Wednesday, June 19

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The syphilis rates in Chicago are like a yo-yo. They're down. They're up. And now? Well, Cook County is the county with the most syphilis cases in the country. The highest rates of infection can be found among people who live in Uptown, Lakeview, Austin, Edgewater, and Rogers Park. Know the symptoms and Get Tested Chicago.

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