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    Default Idioms including health related words

    I know many idioms exist that describe health and illness, but are there any that actually contain words connected with health? Like names of illnesses? They don't need to describe health, just contain a word linked to it. All I could find are idioms such as in rude health, sick as a dog/a parrot/and tired...

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    How about:
    Feed a cold, starve a fever.

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    Any others? I would need around 20 of them.

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    An infectious laugh
    A sick sense of humor
    Turn a blind eye or a deaf ear
    A lame excuse
    A feverish excitement

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    Have a look here as well: The Idiom Connection

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