DISASTER: natural or human-caused as in an explosion, hurricane; often used in conjunction with ACCIDENT, DEATH, STATISTIC. DISCRIMINATION: may use with WOMAN, BLACKS, ELDERLY, HISPANICS, HOMOSEXUAL, etc. DISEASE$: used to clarify and link specific diseases; often used with RESEARCH. DISEASE: used for stories about individuals afflicted with a disease, e.g. AIDS; may also be used for epidemics of specific diseases.