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Communicable Disease is a disease capable of being transmitted from an infected person or species to a susceptible host.
As measles outbreak fades, N.Y. sets in motion new rules on school vaccinations

As measles outbreak fades, N.Y. sets in motion new rules on school vaccinations

Adults with cerebral palsy twice as likely to develop cardiovascular, chronic respiratory diseases

Adults with cerebral palsy twice as likely to develop cardiovascular, chronic respiratory diseases

Early contact with needle-exchange program can have a protective effect against hepatitis C

Early contact with needle-exchange program can have a protective effect against hepatitis C

Measles vaccination for all to prevent future disease outbreaks

Measles vaccination for all to prevent future disease outbreaks

Newsom changes course on plan to pay for immigrant health coverage

Newsom changes course on plan to pay for immigrant health coverage

Rural dwellers could be driving the obesity epidemic

Rural dwellers could be driving the obesity epidemic

A plan to cover immigrants would divert public health dollars

A plan to cover immigrants would divert public health dollars

Study shows large differences in the risk of transmission in measles outbreaks

Study shows large differences in the risk of transmission in measles outbreaks

New intervention improves healthy behavior among South African adolescents, study finds

New intervention improves healthy behavior among South African adolescents, study finds

Study: One in ten childhood asthma cases could be linked to traffic-related air pollution

Study: One in ten childhood asthma cases could be linked to traffic-related air pollution

TGen and ABL sign agreement to distribute new TB test technology

TGen and ABL sign agreement to distribute new TB test technology

Two-drug combinations containing calcium channel blocker significantly lowers BP

Two-drug combinations containing calcium channel blocker significantly lowers BP

Study to generate evidence on impact of pharmaceutical industry-led medicines access program

Study to generate evidence on impact of pharmaceutical industry-led medicines access program

Multimorbidity amplifies costs of diseases, study shows

Multimorbidity amplifies costs of diseases, study shows

New publications generate controversy over the value of reducing salt consumption in populations

New publications generate controversy over the value of reducing salt consumption in populations

Addressing social and cultural factors is key to reducing burden of type 2 diabetes

Addressing social and cultural factors is key to reducing burden of type 2 diabetes

NIMHD-funded study to focus on hurricane-related psychosocial stressors

NIMHD-funded study to focus on hurricane-related psychosocial stressors

Boehringer Ingelheim introduces new program to facilitate quality healthcare access across Africa

Boehringer Ingelheim introduces new program to facilitate quality healthcare access across Africa

New study ranks poor mental health as one of costliest forms of sickness for U.S. workers

New study ranks poor mental health as one of costliest forms of sickness for U.S. workers

Cancer and heart disease are deadlier in the developing world than in western nations

Cancer and heart disease are deadlier in the developing world than in western nations