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7, the Manual finally states that "the disease is not transmitted easily." So why does one need a program in the Catholic schools about AIDS when it would be sufficient to give a good general course on diseases that, for the most part, can be avoided: lung cancer (avoid smoking), esophageal varices and cirrhosis (avoid excessive use of alcohol), and arteriosclerotic heart disease (adopt a regular program of exercise and a healthy diet).
The fact that there are proportionally more people with arteriosclerotic heart disease, diabetes, essential hypertension, and other chronic - and expensive - diseases in the United States than there are in Iraq, Nigeria, or Colombia paradoxically signals the triumph of the American health-care system.