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What are the two ways pathogenic microorganisms enter the body and what helps prevent this?
Gas exchange system, and digestive system. mucous layer on exchange surfaces, enzymes and stomach acid.
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how do pathogens cause Disease?
damaging host tissues and producing toxins.
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what is risk?
a measure of the probability that damage to health will occur as a result of a given hazard.
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what are the main cancer contributing factors?
Smoking, obesity, lack of physical activity and excessive sunlight.
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In addition to cancer contributing factors what are the factors for CHD?
high blood pressure, blood cholestural levels and diet.
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how do pathogens cause Disease?

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damaging host tissues and producing toxins.

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what is risk?

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what are the main cancer contributing factors?

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