Health and Disease

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What is Health?
Health is a state of physical and mental wellbeing.
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What are the two different types of diseases?
Communicable (infectious) and Non communicable.
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What are communicable(infectious) diseases?
Diseases that can be passed from one person to another.
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What are non communicable diseases?
Diseases that CANNOT be transmitted from one person to another.
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What are communicable diseases caused by?
Pathogens such as bacteria and viruses.
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What makes us ill?
Diet,Stess and Lifestyle.
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How does health interact?
Viruses in living cells trigger changes that can lead to cancer.
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What are pathogens?
A type of microorganism that causes disease.
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