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Wound Smarts Quiz
How Are Your Wound Smarts? Find out how much you know about taking care of wounds. 1. The first thing you should do when you get a wound is wash it with soap and water and then bandage it. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Washing the wound with tap water helps remove bacteria and loose material. Many antiseptics can be irritating. Your wound can also take longer to heal if you use an antiseptic. Talk with your health care provider about using a product with cadexomer i...
Snow Sports Safety Quiz
Take the Snow Sports Safety Quiz Downhill skiing and snowboarding are popular winter sports, but they aren't without their risks. Each year, thousands of skiers and snowboard enthusiasts are injured, some seriously, according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Beginning skiers and snowboarders are at highest risk for injury, but even those who are experienced can run into trouble. Learn more about snow sports injuries and how to prevent them by taking this quiz. 1. The leather boots once...
West Nile Virus Quiz
Take the West Nile Virus Quiz Prevention is the best way to deal with West Nile virus. Protecting yourself against mosquito bites makes it less likely that you’ll get this disease It will also protect you against other diseases that mosquitoes can carry. 1. West Nile virus belongs to a group of viruses known as flaviviruses. How are these viruses spread? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Other flaviviruses carried and spread by mosquitoes include those that cause yellow...
Weight-Training Safety Quiz
Take the Weight-Training Safety Quiz Many Americans do weight- or resistance-training programs to improve their health and fitness. The following quiz can help you find out if you know enough about strength training to start a program yourself. 1. It's important to check with your doctor before beginning a weight-training program. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is If you are older than 35 and have not been active for several years, check with your health care provider b...
Drinking Water Quiz
Take the Drinking Water Quiz When you're thirsty for a drink of water, you probably turn on the tap or grab a bottled water. You may take for granted that the water you drink is safe and pure. But the quality and safety of water can vary from place to place. It depends on where the water comes from and how it was treated. Find out more about drinking water by taking this quiz. 1. If you are part of a public water system, where can you get information about your drinking water? You didn't answer this que...
Questions About Weight Since 1980, the number of obese adults in the U.S. has doubled. According to the CDC, millions of Americans currently are obese. The increase in obesity isn’t limited to adults. The rate of obesity has tripled for children during this same time period. Find out more about the risks of excess weight by taking this quiz. 1. Being overweight puts you at risk for heart disease. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Being overweight raises your risk for hi...
How Much Do You Know About Vitamins? Sometimes it's hard to keep your vitamin facts straight. How much vitamin A do you need? What's the best source of Vitamin C? And all those B vitamins—which one is which? Here's a quiz that offers a chance to learn something different about vitamins. 1. The time of day, season, where you live, your skin color, and how often you use sunscreen can all affect the amount of which vitamin your skin is able to make? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct...
Urinary Incontinence Quiz
Take the Urinary Incontinence Quiz Incontinence means that you release urine when you don’t mean to. Incontinence is a common problem. Learn about the condition by taking this quiz. It can give you the courage and understanding you need to bring the subject up with your health care provider. 1. One type of incontinence is stress incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence means you release urine when you cough, sneeze, or do things like bend down, lift, or walk. You didn't answer this question. You answer...
Urinary Tract Quiz
Take the Urinary Tract Infection Quiz Your urinary tract includes the organs that collect and store urine and release it from your body. They are the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. 1. The average adult passes about 3 quarts of urine a day. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The total is about a quart and a half of urine each day. The amount of urine varies. It depends on the fluids and foods you eat and drink. The amount formed at night is about half that formed...
What Do You Know About Tuberculosis? Many people think tuberculosis (TB) is no longer a threat, but it's still a leading killer worldwide. One-third of the world’s population (about 2 billion people) is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis , the bacterium that causes TB. 1. How do you get TB? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Tuberculosis is a disease that can affect any part of the body, but the infection most often targets the lungs. Most TB cases are caused by in...
Holiday Sweets and Treats Quiz
What Do You Know About Holiday Sweets and Treats? If you want to eat healthy this holiday season, is it necessary to cut out all those tempting treats and snacks? Take this quiz to find out. 1. Which oil is best to avoid? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Although palm oil contains no cholesterol, it is high in saturated fatty acids. These fatty acids can raise your level of LDL ("bad") cholesterol, which increases your risk of heart disease. A. Olive B. Palm C. Canola ...
Take the Thyroid Quiz The thyroid is a gland that controls key functions of your body. It is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of the neck. The thyroid gland makes thyroid hormones. These hormones help to maintain your body’s metabolism or production of energy. Disease of the thyroid gland can affect nearly every organ in your body and harm your health. 1. The most common thyroid disorder is: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The most common thyroid disorder...
Tonsils and Adenoids Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Tonsils and Adenoids? Test your knowledge of tonsils and adenoids by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). 1. Tonsils are on the back of the throat. Where are the adenoids located? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Although you can see your tonsils when you open your mouth wide, you can't see your adenoids. They are behind your nose. Your health care provider can s...
Food Poisoning Quiz
Food Poisoning Quiz Find out what you need to know about keeping your family safe from foodborne illnesses. 1. Perishable foods are foods that decay quickly. These foods should not be left at room temperature longer than 2 hours. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Refrigerate or freeze perishables, prepared foods, and leftovers as soon as you can. It’s best if these foods are put in the refrigerator or freezer within 2 hours after using. This will keep harmful bacteria f...
Take the Tetanus Quiz Tetanus is an infection that affects the nervous system. It’s also called lockjaw. Most children are vaccinated against it, but that protection wears off with time. Adults need a booster shot to keep their immunity up to date. 1. Tetanus is caused by a virus. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Tetanus is caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani. This germ makes a toxin, or poisonous substance, that attacks the part of the spinal cord that controls...
Teen Health Quiz
What Do You Know About Teen Health? Test your knowledge of what it takes to be a healthy teen. 1. What portion of a of a person’s total height happens during puberty? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The growth spurt in girls can happen years earlier than in boys. Body parts may grow at different rates. Teens often aseem to be clumsy and feel awkward during this period. A. 5% B. 9% C. 25% D. 16% 2. How much calcium does an adolescent need each day? You didn't answer th...
Teen Immunization Quiz
Take the Teen Vaccine Quiz Thanks to vaccines, most U.S. children are protected against serious diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, polio, and chickenpox. But what happens to that protection when a child becomes a teen? A teen who missed a vaccine or booster as a child may need to be immunized. Learn more about which vaccines teens need by taking this quiz. 1. Who decides what vaccines children, teens, and adults need and when they should get them? You didn't answer this question. You answered ...
Tattoos and Body Piercing Quiz
What Do You Know About Tattoos and Body Piercing? Tattooing has been done as a decorative practice since ancient times. It's now also being used for some cosmetic medical procedures and for permanent makeup applications. Find out more about tattoos and piercings by taking this quiz. 1. How is a tattoo applied to the skin? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The needles usually are attached to a small machine and tubes that hold the dyes. The tattooist moves the machine ov...
Take the Rabies Quiz Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often passed on through a rabid animal. The vast majority of rabies cases reported to the CDC each year occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes. 1. The rabies virus is passed on by contact with what part of an infected animal? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The rabies virus is transmitted to others through the saliva of the infected animal. All mammals can carry the virus....
Dietary Supplement Quiz
Choosing and Using Supplements Americans spend billions of dollars each year on vitamins, minerals, and herbs. Dietary supplements can help with good nutrition. But many people take them without knowing enough to make sure they get the best results. Find out how much you know about dietary supplements by taking this quiz. 1. Eating a variety of foods each day can give you many of the vitamins and minerals you need for good health. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is A bal...
Take the Swimming Quiz Find out why swimming is such a great way to exercise. 1. Swimming is an excellent activity for which of these? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Recreational swimming is considered a moderately intensive activity. Swimming laps is vigorous activity. A. Aerobic conditioning B. Rehabilitating an injury C. Losing weight D. All of the above 2. Water workouts are easier on joints because water helps you float (buoyancy). By how much does water reduce ...
Summer Sun Exposure Quiz
Take the Summer Sun Exposure Quiz Hot weather, clear skies, and extra leisure time in the summer mean that many people spend hours in the sun. Lengthy sun exposure can raise the risk for skin cancer if you don't take steps to protect yourself. 1. The hours of the day when you are most at risk from the sun's rays are: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is This time frame applies to daylight saving time; in standard time, you should try to avoid the sun between 9 a.m. to 3 p....
What Do You Know About Stuttering? What do Lewis Carroll, Bill Walton, and King George VI have in common? They were all stutterers at some point in their lives. The Stuttering Foundation of America (SFA) offers this quiz to see how much you know about stuttering. 1. More than 3 million Americans stutter. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Stuttering, also known as stammering, is a communication disorder. A. True B. False 2. Stuttering affects four times as many males as ...
How Much Do You Know About Stroke? Stroke is a leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability, according to the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA). The ASA reports that strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. Find out more about stroke by taking this quiz, based on information from the AHA and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 1. What is another name for a stroke? You didn't answer t...
What Do You Know About Stress? Slow traffic. Screaming children. A job interview. A crumbling marriage. Any of these could be a stressful situation. We all face stress in our lives, and some days are more stressful than others. Stress can take its toll on our physical and mental health. Learn more about stress and its effects by taking this multiple-choice quiz. 1. Which gland in your body is responsible for the stress response? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is When yo...
Stroke: Test Your Knowledge
Stroke Quiz Find out how much you know about strokes and what causes them. 1. A stroke is caused by a blood clot or blood vessel that breaks. This stops the flow of blood to an area of the brain. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The blood clot or broken blood vessel causes part of the brain to suddenly not work. The brain needs oxygen and important nutrients. Without these, the brain cells in the affected area are harmed or they die within a few minutes. This can cause...
Streptococcal Infections Quiz
What Do You Know About Streptococcal Infections? Strep throat is just one illness caused by group A streptococcal (GAS) bacteria. Group B streptococcal (GBS) bacteria are responsible for illness in newborns. Take this quiz to find out more about streptococcal infections and how to prevent them. 1. How many mild GAS infections occur each year? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Infections caused by GAS can be mild to severe. Mild GAS infections include strep throat and mi...
Sexually Transmitted Disease Quiz
What Do You Know about Sexually Transmitted Diseases? Chlamydia, herpes, and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Millions of new STD infections occur in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC. Take this quiz to find out more about STDs, as well as how to protect yourself from them. 1. STDs are most common in which age group? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Nearly half of all STDs occur in people ages 15 to 24, according to the CDC. Other age groups a...
Take the Snakebite Quiz They fascinate. They repel. Some pose a danger. Most are harmless. And whether they are seen as scary creatures or colorful curiosities, snakes play important environmental roles in the fragile ecosystems of the nation's wildlife areas. 1. The most common venomous snakes in the United States are native to all states except: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The most common venomous snakes in the United States are pit vipers. Pit vipers have trian...
Sprains and Strains Quiz
Take the Sprains and Strains Quiz Sprain? Strain? The terms for these injuries sound so similar, what's the difference? Find out by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 1. If you have a sprain, it means you've injured a ligament. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The injury can be either an overstretching or a tear of one or more ligaments. Ligaments are tough bands of tissue that hold two...
Nicotine-Replacement Therapy Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Nicotine-Replacement Therapy? Want to quit smoking? Here is the latest information about nicotine-replacement therapy and other aids that can help you. 1. Most medicines that help you quit smoking contain nicotine. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is These medicines are called nicotine-replacement therapy. They ease withdrawal symptoms and reduce the craving for nicotine, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) says. People trying to quit get a dose...
Smoking and Pregnancy Quiz
What Do You Know About Smoking During Pregnancy? This quiz will help you learn how smoking affects your baby. 1. Most babies of women who smoke weigh the same as babies of women who don't smoke. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is They weigh an average of a half-pound less. They are also more likely to be born early and need special care after birth. Smoking nearly doubles a woman's risk of having a baby who weighs less than 5.5 pounds. Low-birth-weight babies who are bor...
Smokeless Tobacco Quiz
What Do You Know About Smokeless Tobacco? Smokeless tobacco may seem less harmful than smoking. But the health problems caused by smokeless tobacco include increased heart rate, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, and mouth sores. 1. Many people consider chewing tobacco safer than cigarettes because it's not smoked. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is In reality, it can cause serious long-term health problems. Tobacco in any form contains cancer-causing chemicals ca...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Quiz
Take the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Quiz We all get tired. Many of us have felt depressed at times. But the mystery known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is not like the normal ups and downs we experience in everyday life. 1. For many people, chronic fatigue syndrome can begin when? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is For other people, CFS develops after a bout of infectious mononucleosis ("mono"), which temporarily saps the energy of many teenagers and young adults. Ofte...
How Much Do You Know About Smallpox? Smallpox was once found throughout the world, causing illness and death wherever it occurred. Smallpox was primarily a disease of children and young adults, with family members often infecting each other. A massive program by the World Health Organization eliminated all known smallpox viruses from the world in 1977. Although the disease no longer exists, samples of the virus that caused smallpox were saved by various governments for research purposes. 1. Smallpox is ...
What Do You Know About Acne? Acne is the most common skin disease in the U.S. Test your knowledge of acne by taking this quiz. 1. What part of the skin does acne affect? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Glands at the base of hair follicles make oil. The oil travels up the hair shaft. Oil trapped inside follicles causes acne. A. Epidermis B. Endodermis C. Hair follicles D. Hair shaft 2. Where does acne most often show up? You didn't answer this question. You answered Th...
Sickle Cell Disease Quiz
Take the Sickle Cell Disease Quiz Red blood cells are usually doughnut-shaped. In a person with sickle cell anemia, the red blood cells are shaped like a C--like a sickle. Find out more about this disease by taking the following quiz. 1. People with sickle cell anemia are born with it. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The disease is inherited. People with sickle cell anemia inherit a sickle cell gene from each parent. People who inherit a sickle cell gene from only one...
What Do You Know About Shingles? Learn about shingles, a painful skin condition, by taking this quiz. 1. Both chickenpox and shingles are caused by the same virus, varicella-zoster (VZV). What does varicella mean? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Varicella is a Latin word used to tell the chickenpox/shingles virus from its much more dangerous relative, variola, which causes smallpox. Zoster is part of the virus name because it is the Greek word for girdle. A common sym...
The Shoulder Quiz A dislocation and a torn rotator cuff are just 2 things that can go wrong with your shoulders. Can you think of others? Find out how much you know about shoulders by taking this quiz. 1. The collarbone is part of the shoulder joint. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The shoulder joint is made up of 3 bones: the collarbone (clavicle), the shoulder blade (scapula), and the upper arm bone (humerus). A. True B. False 2. The shoulder is 1 of the most movabl...
HIV/AIDS and Seniors Quiz
Take the Seniors and HIV/AIDS Quiz Twenty-five percent of all people in the U.S. with HIV/AIDS are age 50 or older, and the number of older people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS each year is increasing. 1. If you are infected with HIV, you will definitely get AIDS. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is AIDS is the most advanced form of HIV infection; not everyone with HIV will develop AIDS. If there's any chance you may be infected with HIV, you should be tested as soon as possibl...
Nutrition Quiz for Seniors
Take the Senior Nutrition Quiz Eating a healthy diet is essential for people of every age. But as you age, doing so is especially important. To assess how much you know about good nutrition, take this quiz. 1. As you grow older and become less active, you need fewer nutrients in your diet. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is As you grow older, you may need fewer calories, particularly if you are less active than when you were younger, says the National Institute on Aging ...
Senior Fitness Quiz
Take the Senior Fitness Quiz You don't have to be reminded about the aging process. It's inevitable—but some of the changes associated with aging are not. Just because you're older than 60 doesn't mean you can't be fit. Learn more about senior fitness by taking this quiz. 1. As we get older, we should limit our physical activities because they can be too taxing on our bodies. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is A decline in physical fitness is not a consequence of aging, ...
Seasonal Allergy Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Seasonal Allergies? For people with seasonal allergies, spring and fall can be times of sniffles and sneezes. Find out more about seasonal allergies by taking this quiz. 1. Which of the following is a symptom of seasonal allergies? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Other symptoms include itchy eyes, nose, and throat, and a runny nose. People’s symptoms depend on where they live and the substances to which they’re allergic. A. Sneezing B. Stoma...
Prescription Drug Abuse Quiz
What Do You Know About Prescription Drug Abuse? Prescription medications can successfully and safely treat mental and physical illnesses. But some medications can be addictive and many can be abused. Being aware of these potential harms can help you prevent them. Learn more about prescription drug abuse by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). 1. People of any age, income, education level, and gender can abuse prescription drugs. You didn't answer this ...
Seasonal Affective Disorder Quiz
Take the Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Quiz If you notice you feel depressed when the seasons change, you may have seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition is marked by periods of depression followed by periods of normal or high mood the rest of the year. Take this quiz to learn more. 1. People with seasonal affective disorder feel sad only during the winter. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is People with SAD have depression during a certain season of the ye...
Rheumatoid Arthritis Quiz
Rheumatoid Arthritis Quiz Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that affects 1.5 million Americans. It has no cure, but it can be controlled by a range of treatments. Learn more about RA by taking this quiz. It's based on information from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 1. One characteristic of RA is that it usually affects the same joints on both sides of the body. If one hand is involved, the other one is, too. You didn't answer this question. You an...
Raynaud's Phenomenon Quiz
Take the Raynaud’s Quiz Raynaud's disease or phenomenon is a disorder that affects a person’s blood vessels in the fingers, and sometimes the toes. Learn more about this disorder by taking this quiz. 1. If you have Raynaud's phenomenon, you will know it because because your skin changes color when you are exposed to cold. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The main symptoms of Raynaud's are a change in skin color and a change in skin temperature. Skin color changes from ...
Prostate Health Quiz
What Do You Know About Prostate Health? Prostate cancer and other diseases of the prostate are common. Learning about these diseases can help you recognize problems. You can then seek medical treatment right away. 1. The prostate is under your bladder. It is made up of glands, ducts, and muscle fibers. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The prostate is part of a man's reproductive system. It makes fluid that carries sperm. A. True B. False 2. This year, 10,000 American m...
Quitting Smoking Quiz
What Do You Know About Quitting Smoking? No matter what your age or how long you have smoked, giving up cigarettes is the ticket to a longer life. Consider that just 12 hours after your last cigarette, the carbon monoxide level in your blood returns to normal. A year after you've quit, your risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker's. 1. The risk for death by heart attack or coronary heart disease goes down how soon after you quit smoking? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct a...
Prescription Drugs Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Prescriptions? Prescription drugs can work wonders—when they're taken as they should be. But what happens when you miss a dose? Or when you want to take an over-the-counter medication along with your prescription? See if you know the answers to these and other questions by taking this quiz. 1. How are prescription drugs different from over-the-counter medications? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Prescription medications and OTC medications s...
Medication Safety Quiz
Do You Know Enough About Taking Prescription Medications? Learn how to better manage your medications by taking this quiz. 1. Older people have a greater risk for drug interactions. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Not only do we usually take more medications as we age and develop some medical problems, but as we age, body changes can affect the way the medications are absorbed and used. Changes in the digestive tract affect how quickly a medication is absorbed. If you...
Poison Prevention Quiz
What Do You Know About Poison Prevention? Every 30 seconds a child is poisoned in the U.S., according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC). Sixty percent of all poisonings occur to children under age 6. Poisons can be solids, liquids, sprays, or gases. They can be something a person eats, breathes, gets in the eyes, or on the skin. Learn more about accidental poisonings by taking this quiz. It is based on information from the AAPCC and the CDC. 1. Which of these toxic substances...
Poisonous Houseplants Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Poisonous Houseplants? Houseplants help keep your indoor air clean, make a dramatic statement in your interior design, and provide a sense of well-being around the house. But some plants can poison children or pets. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about the safety of common houseplants. 1. One of the most common houseplants in the U.S. is the philodendron. It grows quickly and soon fills your home with lush, green growth. But chewing on those lush leaves can cause...
Pneumonia Vaccine Quiz
How Much Do You Know About the Pneumonia Vaccine? Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that is more common in older adults, infants, young children, and some people with chronic health problems. Two vaccines offer protection against pneumococcal pneumonia. Find out more about pneumonia and the vaccines by taking this quiz, based on information from the CDC. 1. Pneumonia can be caused by viruses or bacteria. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Pneumonia is an inflammation...
Take the PMS Quiz Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to a range of monthly symptoms that starts one to two weeks before a woman's menstrual period. Most women have at least some PMS symptoms. Learn more about PMS by taking this quiz. 1. Which group of women is more likely to develop PMS? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is One culture may report different symptoms from another culture, but women from all walks of life are affected. A. Those in industrialized countries B. ...
Pet Diseases Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Pet Diseases? Dogs and cats and birds and hamsters. Snakes and guinea pigs and turtles. The family pet can be a source of joy and companionship, no matter what kind of animal it is. But sometimes your favorite animal can be a source of illness. Learn more about pets and disease by taking this quiz. 1. What is the word used for a disease that people can catch from animals? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Zoonoses are diseases of animals with ...
How Much Do You Know About Pinworms? Test your knowledge of pinworms and how to prevent an occurrence. This quiz is based on information from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the CDC. 1. An infection with pinworms is called: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is A pinworm infection is called enterobiasis. It is caused by the parasitic worm Enterobiasis vermicularis. Other names for pinworm infection include seatworm infection and threadw...
OTC Pain Reliever Quiz
Test Your Knowledge of OTC Pain Relievers Over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers can quickly relieve a headache, backache, cramps, and other aches and pains. But even though these medications are readily available and inexpensive, you should take care whenever you use them or give them to a child. Take this quiz to see how much you know about OTC pain relievers. 1. OTC pain relievers are safe when taken as directed. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is OTC pain relievers ar...
What Do You Know About Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens a person's bones. It makes them less dense and more fragile. Test your knowledge of this disease by taking the following quiz. 1. At what age do you have the most bone density? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Your body forms new bone at a faster pace than it loses it (resorption) until around age 30. After age 30, bone loss slowly gets faster than bone formation. A. Your 20s B. Your ...
Paget Disease Quiz
Take the Paget Disease Quiz Paget disease is a condition that affects the bones. It usually causes them to become enlarged and deformed. Worldwide, it is the second most common bone disease, after osteoporosis. It is named after Sir James Paget, who first diagnosed the disease in 1877. Learn more about Paget disease by taking this quiz. 1. How does Paget disease affect the body’s normal process of breaking down and rebuilding bone? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Thro...
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