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    Controllable Risk Factors For Contracting Infectious disease

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    What are the major controllable risk factors for contracting infectious diseases? Using this knowledge, how would you change your lifestyle to prevent such infections?

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    Some of the major controllable risk factors for contracting infectious diseases include bad personal hygiene. Bad personal hygiene consists of factors such as not frequently washing one's hands during one's daily activities, and by not washing one's hands frequently, one runs the risk of passing on harmful germs and bacteria to other areas such as the mouth if an individual places his within his mouth after touching areas that are contaminated with germs. It is especially important to wash one's hands after handling meat products, due to the possibility of contracting salmonella or other ...

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    The expert examines the controllable risk factors for contracting infectious diseases.

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