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infection
Results when germs invade the body, grow and harm the body's cells
germs
Direct contact, indirect ontact, contact with animals, and contact with contaminated food or water are all ways that _____ spread
antibodies
Your immune system makes these to fight off infection
Before the age of six
When everyone should receive vaccines for common communicable diseases
influenza (flu)
The symptoms of this includes high fever, fatigue, and muscle and joint aches.
abstinence
The best way to protect yourself from STDs.
Sharing objects that break the skin
The best way to help prevent the spread of HIV.
Stroke
Caused by lack of blood flow to the brain.
fiber
You can reduce your risk for getting heart disease by eating foods high in _______.
chemotherapy
the best treatment for cancer that has spread throughout the body
bacteria
cause strep throat and tuberculosis
An unhealthy behavior
Sharing eating utensils
Lymphocytes
special white blood cells that fight infections
killed or weakened germs
Vaccines are preparation of ____________________.
over-the-counter medicines
colds should be treated with rest, liquids, and _________
communicable
sexually transmitted diseases are _________________
inside walls of their arteries
people suffering from atherosclerosis have fatty deposits of the ____________
sun exposure
avoiding this may lessen your chance of getting skin cancer
asthma
some people with this use an inhaler
controlled
diabetes can be ___________ by regulating diet and weight.