Weekly Health Quiz: Vitamins, Dry Eyes and Health Insurance

By | September 13, 2019

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High doses of this vitamin didn’t strengthen bones, and might have actually weakened them:

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Vitamin D

Vitamin E

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Scientists are exploring whether this treatment, which can be remarkably effective against C. diff infections, might be used to treat obesity:

Antibiotics

Antifungal medications

Fecal transplants

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy

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Dry eyes and mouth are hallmark symtpoms of this autoimmune disorder:

Rheumatoid arthritis

Sjogren’s syndrome

Polymyalgia rheumatica

Lupus

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About what percentage of Americans lack health insurance?

5.4

8.5

12.4

20.4

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Heart attack risk rose in people who slept fewer than this many hours a night:

5 hours

6 hours

7 hours

8 hours

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The medical name for this disorder, characterized by compulsive hair pulling, is:

Excoriation disorder

Dermatillomania

Tourette’s syndrome

Trichotillomania

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Which statement about breast cancer in men is not true?

Fewer than 1 percent of all breast cancer cases occur in men

Breast cancer most commonly strikes men in their 20s or 30s

Radiation exposure raises the risk of breast cancer in men

Family history can be an important risk factor for breast cancer in men

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