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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AIDS
also known as pink eye
Conjunctivitis
opaqueing of lens
Cataract
Increased pressure in the eye
Glaucoma
Respiratory disease named after the epidemic that broke out at the 1976 conference in Philadelphia due to faulty air conditioners
Legionnaire's disease
Strawberry tongue
Scarlet Fever
also known as Pertussis
Whooping Cough
caused by Mycobacterium
Tuberculosis
types of bacterial food poisioning
Botulism and Salmonella
Mary Mallon was a carrier
Typhoid Fever
Infected Hitler
Syphillis
Swelling of brain or spinal cord coverings
Meningitis
also known as Hansen's disease
Leprosy
Identified in Connecticut, spread by ticks
Lyme disease
Also known as lock jaw
Tetnus
"Black Death", spread by fleas
Bubonic Plague
Varicella
Chicken pox
Shingles
Herpes Zoster
Rubeola
Measles
Rubella or three day Measles
German Measles
Inflammation of brain
Encephalitis
Athletes foot
Tinea pedis
Spread by Anopheles mosquito
Malari
Food poisioning from raw pork
Trichinosis
High Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Spreading of cancer
Metathesis
Cancerous
malignant
Non Cancerous
Benign
Cancer of WBC
Leukemia
Bone marrow cancer
Multiple myeloma
Skin cancer
Melanoma
Disease of liver
Cirrhosis
Uses ultrasonic sound waves to destroy kidney stones
Lithotripsy
Lateral curvature of the spine
Scoliosis
Seisure disorder caused by distrubed brain electrical patterns
Epilepsy
Treatment with L-Dopa; subject of "Awakenings"
Parkinson's disease
Predominantly in blacks; Immune to Malaria
Sickle cell anemia
Thick mucus secretions in lungs
Cystic Fibrosis
Inablity to digest amino acie phenylalanie
PKU
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIDS