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Disease

Part of speech: Noun

All of the diseases make me sick.


  • Adults tend to be more resistant to diseases than young children. - 167
  • It is better to prevent  disease than to treat it after it occurs. - 724
  • Healthy people are better able to survive and tend to live longer. - 720
  Key words: Disease, Diseased, Diseases, Healing, Health, Pain, Sick, Sickness  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is  disease?
  Answer:  Disease is an illness, sickness, disorder, or abnormal condition of any body organ, structure, or system. - 241

Question: What causes diseases?
  Answer: Diseases can be caused by: nutritional deficiency, poisons, parasites, bacterial infection, viruses, or genetic anomalies. - 242

Question: What is health?
  Answer: Health is freedom from physical injury,  disease and pain. - 201


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Disease.com - Diseases, and Infections
 Disease.com - Diseases, and Infections

 Medical information about: Cancer, Crohns, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, Disease, HIV, AIDS, Infection, Mad cow, and Migraine.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


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National Organization for Rare Disorders
 National Organization for Rare Disorders

 Prevention, treatment and cure of rare diseases.

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Environmental Health Perspectives: Monthly Journal of Peer-Reviewed Research
 Environmental Health Perspectives: Monthly Journal of Peer-Reviewed Research

 Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is a monthly journal of peer-reviewed research and news on the impact of the environment on human health. EHP is published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and its content is free online. Print issues are available by paid subscription.

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WebMD - Better information. Better health.
 WebMD - Better information. Better health.

 Source for health and medical news and information. Providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services by blending award-winning expertise in content, community services, expert commentary, and medical review.

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National Institutes of Health
 National Institutes of Health


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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)


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Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Interagency Coordinating Committee
 Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Interagency Coordinating Committee


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Citizens' Health Care Working Group
 Citizens' Health Care Working Group


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Health Resources and Services Administration
 Health Resources and Services Administration


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Indian Health Service
 Indian Health Service


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National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare
 National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare


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TRICARE Management
 TRICARE Management


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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


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Veterans Health Administration
 Veterans Health Administration


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MediResource Inc.
 MediResource Inc.


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Healthy People - Healthy Choices
 Healthy People - Healthy Choices


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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)


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Health Protection Agency, UK
 Health Protection Agency, UK


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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
 Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


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National AIDS Policy Office
 National AIDS Policy Office


whitehouse.gov/onap/aids.html - 456
National Council on Disability
 National Council on Disability


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National Drug Intelligence Center
 National Drug Intelligence Center


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Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
 Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)


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Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
 Medicare Payment Advisory Commission


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Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
 Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission


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The health insurance marketplace.
 The health insurance marketplace.


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Child Only Health Plans in the United States
 Child Only Health Plans in the United States


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  Words of Wisdom  

And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy  God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.   Exodus 15:26 


And the LORD will take away from thee all sickness, and will put none of the  evil diseases of Egypt, which thou knowest, upon thee; but will lay them upon all them that hate thee.   Deuteronomy 7:15 


Moreover he will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee.   Deuteronomy 28:60 


The rest of all the acts of Asa, and all his might, and all that he did, and the cities which he built, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? Nevertheless in the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet.   1 Kings 15:23 


And Ahaziah fell down through a lattice in his upper chamber that was in Samaria, and was sick: and he sent messengers, and said unto them, Go, enquire of Baalzebub the  god of Ekron whether I shall recover of this  disease.   2 Kings 1:2 


And the king said unto Hazael, Take a present in thine hand, and go, meet the man of  God, and enquire of the LORD by him, saying, Shall I recover of this  disease?
So Hazael went to meet him, and took a present with him, even of every good thing of Damascus, forty  camels' burden, and came and stood before him, and said, Thy son Benhadad king of Syria hath sent me to thee, saying, Shall I recover of this  disease?
And Elisha said unto him, Go, say unto him, Thou mayest certainly recover: howbeit the LORD hath showed me that he shall surely die.   2 Kings 8:8-10 


And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his  disease was exceeding great: yet in his  disease he sought not to the LORD, but to the physicians.   2 Chronicles 16:12 


And thou shalt have great sickness by  disease of thy bowels, until thy bowels fall out by reason of the sickness day by day.   2 Chronicles 21:15 


And after all this the LORD smote him in his bowels with an incurable  disease.
And it came to pass, that in process of time, after the end of two years, his bowels fell out by reason of his sickness: so he died of sore diseases. And his people made no burning for him, like the burning of his fathers.   2 Chronicles 21:18, 19 


And when they were departed from him, (for they left him in great diseases,) his own servants conspired against him for the  blood of the sons of Jehoiada the priest, and slew him on his bed, and he died: and they buried him in the city of David, but they buried him not in the sepulchres of the kings.   2 Chronicles 24:25 


By the great force of my  disease is my  garment changed: it bindeth me about as the collar of my coat.   Job 30:18 


For my loins are filled with a loathsome  disease: and there is no soundness in my  flesh.   Psalm 38:7 


An  evil  disease, say they, cleaveth fast unto him: and now that he lieth he shall rise up no more.   Psalm 41:8 


Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;
Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;
Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.   Psalm 103:3-5 


A man to whom  God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet  God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an  evil  disease.   Ecclesiastes 6:2 


The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up that which was broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.   Ezekiel 34:4 


Because ye have thrust with side and with shoulder, and pushed all the diseased with your horns, till ye have scattered them abroad;
Therefore will I save my flock, and they shall no more be a prey; and I will judge between cattle and cattle.   Ezekiel 34:21, 22 


And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of  disease among the people.
And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.   Matthew 4:23, 24 


And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of  blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his  garment:
For she said within herself, If I may but touch his  garment, I shall be whole.   Matthew 9:20, 21 


And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every  disease among the people.   Matthew 9:35 


And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of  disease.   Matthew 10:1 


And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they sent out into all that country round about, and brought unto him all that were diseased;
And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his  garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.   Matthew 14:35, 36 


And at even, when the  sun did set, they brought unto him all that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.
And all the city was gathered together at the door.
And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast out many devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, because they knew him.   Mark 1:32-34 


Now when the  sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.   Luke 4:40 


And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the  sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases;
And they that were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed.   Luke 6:17, 18 


Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.   Luke 9:1 


For an angel went down at a certain season into the  pool, and troubled the  water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the  water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever  disease he had.   John 5:4 


And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased.   John 6:2 


So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the  evil spirits went out of them.   Acts 19:12 


So when this was done, others also, which had diseases in the island, came, and were healed:   Acts 28:9 




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