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When ignorance of disease is bliss

Although early detection of disease can be important for treatment, 'disease-labelling' may cause problems by altering a person's perception of their own wellbeing.

Mental illness may cause early death

Researchers have found that many mental health diagnoses are associated with a drop in life expectancy as great as that associated with smoking 20 or more cigarettes a day.

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Louw Van Eeden says...

Yes South africa can get afected i came from liberia last week...with me works 100 south africans in the mines...in gunuie and siere lone another 1000 south africans also...i flew... Could Ebola hit SA?
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