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...
Teen Immunization Quiz
Take the Adolescent Immunization 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 in adolescence? A teen who missed a vaccination or booster as a child may need to be immunized. Sometimes a teen's living situation or medical condition makes it necessary to get a vaccination. Other vaccines lose their protective power over time, and teens and young adults need a booster to stay...
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...
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 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...
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. A vaccine offers protection against pneumococcal pneumonia. Find out more about pneumonia and the vaccine 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 of...
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...
Juvenile Arthritis Quiz
What Do You Know About Juvenile Arthritis? Arthritis is usually thought of as a disease that occurs later in life, but 1 child in every thousand develops a juvenile form of this illness. About 300,000 children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis (JA) or other rheumatic conditions, according to the American College of Rheumatology. Take this quiz to learn more. 1. When diagnosing JA, doctors look for joint inflammation that begins before age 16 and continues for at least 6 weeks. You ...
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...
Immunization Quiz Vaccines have made certain childhood diseases rare in this country. Find out more about vaccines by taking this quiz. 1. The first vaccine developed was against smallpox. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The first vaccine was developed in 1796, by a British doctor, Edward Jenner. The word vaccine comes from a Latin word relating to cows. That's because the first vaccine was based on cowpox, a mild disease of cattle and people, but it also protected ag...
Infant Immunization Quiz
Take the Infant Immunization Quiz Test your knowledge of vaccinations against a variety of diseases that can affect your child. This quiz is based on information from the CDC. 1. A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. About how long does this natural immunity last after birth? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is A pregnant woman passes on antibodies to those diseases she herself is immune to. That ma...
Adult Immunizations Quiz
Quiz Yourself: Adult Immunizations Find out what you know about getting immunized by taking this quiz. 1. You should get a tetanus and diphtheria booster every 15 years. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is You should get this booster every 10 years. Tetanus and diphtheria are serious diseases caused by bacteria, according to the CDC. The tetanus bacteria enter the body through a cut or wound. Diphtheria can be passed from person to person. If you are older than 65 and hav...
What’s True About the Flu? Take a look at the influenza virus under a microscope, and you'll see a funny-looking spiked ball, much like the famous Russian satellite Sputnik. But if you've ever been flat on your back with the flu, you know there's nothing funny about this highly contagious virus. Test your savvy by taking this quiz. 1. Stomach flu is the worst kind of flu. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is There's no such thing as stomach flu, says the CDC. But people wi...
Take the Germs Quiz Germs: We find them everywhere—or they find us. It seems we can't avoid them. We spend a lot of time worrying about picking them up, sharing them, and losing them. But what do we really know about germs? Take this quiz to find out. 1. Germs are most likely to thrive in this room of the house: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The answer is the kitchen, and the key is the word "thrive." Bathrooms generally host more bacteria and germs than kitchens, b...
Drug Interaction Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Drug Interactions? Every year, thousands of people experience interactions between prescribed drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, or between drugs and herbal products. Other unexpected interactions can occur between drugs and certain foods or health conditions. Learn what you can do to prevent these interactions by taking this quiz, based on information from the FDA and other organizations. 1. A variety of substances can alter how well a drug works. You didn't answer this ...
Take the Emphysema Quiz Emphysema is a long-term lung disease that usually gets worse over time. It's a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). According to the American Lung Association, close to 5 million Americans have emphysema. Take this quiz to see what you know about this disease. 1. Cigarette smoking is the usual cause of emphysema. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Cigarette smoking is the cause in about 90% of people with emphysema. A smoker is 1...
How Much Do You Know about Dialysis? The kidney's main job is to get rid of excess fluid and waste material in your blood. Kidneys damaged by disease, injury, or birth defects lose their filtering ability, and dangerous levels of fluid and waste accumulate. This is known as kidney or renal failure. A person with kidney failure, also known as end-stage renal disease, needs dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive. Learn more about dialysis by taking this quiz, based on information from the National Ins...
Athlete's Foot Quiz
What Do You Know About Athlete's Foot? Itch. Scratch. Itch. Scratch. The itching caused by athlete's foot can be intense. Named for the active people who seem most prone to this condition, athlete's foot can affect even couch potatoes. Find out more by taking this multiple-choice quiz. 1. Athlete's foot is caused by: You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The fungi are called dermatophytes, and they like to grow in warm, moist places, like the insides of your sweaty shoes. T...
Your Child's Asthma: Quiz Children are more likely to have asthma than are adults. In fact, asthma is the most common long-term childhood disease, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Find out more about this condition by taking the following quiz. 1. Asthma is a common disease among children and adults in the U.S. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Asthma is a common disease among children and adults in the U.S., and it is increasing. A. True B. Fa...
Childhood Asthma Quiz
What Do You Know About Living with Asthma? Asthma is a disease that affects the airways of the lungs. It is the most common long-term disease of children. Test your knowledge of daily life with asthma. 1. What are the symptoms of asthma? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Common asthma symptoms are shortness of breath, cough, chest tightness, and wheezing. A. Tightness in the chest B. Wheezing C. Sneezing D. A and B 2. Which of these can trigger an asthma attack? You did...
Asthma Awareness Quiz
Asthma: What Do You Know About It? What do the composer Beethoven and President Kennedy have in common? Asthma. How much do you know about this disease? Take this quiz to find out. 1. Asthma is the leading cause of long-term illness in children. When does it usually show up? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Half the cases develop in childhood. Asthma symptoms may go away as children become adults. They may come back as adults get older. A. At birth B. Before age 5 C. B...
Take the Aspirin Quiz Each year, more than a million Americans die from heart attacks and other forms of heart disease. Taking low doses of aspirin is one way to help with heart health. Other ways include healthy eating, regular exercise, and not smoking. Learn more about how aspirin can help fight heart disease by taking this quiz. 1. One way that aspirin helps people with heart disease is by preventing blood platelets from forming clots. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer...
How Much Do You Know About Anthrax? Anthrax is a serious disease that can affect the skin, lungs, and digestive tract. Learn more about this disease by taking the following quiz. 1. Anthrax is caused by which of the following? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Anthrax is caused by the rod-shaped bacterium Bacillus anthracis . Like most bacteria, it reproduces by forming spores. It is primarily a disease of hoofed animals like cattle, sheep, and goats. But it can affect ...
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 You might also apply iodine or hydrogen peroxide to help prevent infection, though these can be irritating to wounds so talk with your doctor before use to make sure this is appropriate for your wound. But keep in mind that you should use antiseptics ...
Heart Quiz for Women Only
Heart Quiz for Women Only As a woman, do you know what your risk is for developing heart disease? You might be surprised. Take this quiz, based on information from the American Heart Association, and see how much you know about heart disease in women. 1. Coronary heart disease develops gradually over many years and can easily go undetected. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Coronary heart disease takes years to develop, and, in the case of women, it generally takes almo...
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...
Weather and Your Health Quiz
How Does the Weather Affect Your Health? We talk about the weather when we don't have much else to chat about: "Nice day, isn't it?" "Aren't you sick of this rain?" The weather has more to do with your health than you might realize. Learn more about the weather and you by taking this quiz. 1. People who suffer from a “bum knee” often say they can tell when rain is coming. This is because they may have which of these common health conditions? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answ...
Weight-Training Safety Quiz
Take the Weight-Training Safety Quiz Many Americans are starting weight-training (or resistance-training) programs to improve their health and fitness. The following quiz can help you determine if you know enough about strength training to start a program yourself. 1. Weight training increases fitness by increasing muscle strength and endurance, enhancing the cardiovascular system, and increasing flexibility. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is It's important to maintain ...
Weighty Questions Since 1980, the number of obese adults in the U.S. has doubled. According to the CDC, more than 72 million Americans currently are obese—or more than a third of the adult population. 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 a...
West Nile Virus Quiz
Take the West Nile Virus Quiz When dealing with West Nile virus, prevention is your best bet. Protecting yourself against mosquito bites reduces your risk of getting this disease, along with 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 fever, Japanese encep...
Drinking Water Quiz
Take the Drinking Water Quiz When you're thirsty for a drink of water, you probably turn on the tap, or open a container of bottled water. You may take for granted that the water you drink is safe and free of contaminants. But the quality of water—and even its safety—can vary from place to place, depending on the water source and how it was treated. Find out more about drinking water by taking this quiz, based on information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 1. If you are part of a pu...
Vocal Cords Quiz
Take The Vocal Quiz Hoarseness is a general term that describes abnormal voice changes. When you are hoarse, your voice may sound breathy, raspy, or strained, or there may be changes in volume (loudness) or pitch (how high or low the voice is). 1. Excessive talking or yelling can strain or injure the vocal cords. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Other activities that can lead to vocal abuse (straining or injuring the vocal cords) include throat clearing, coughing, inha...
Water Safety Quiz
What Do You Know About Water Safety? Hundreds of people drown each year in the U.S., including those who die in boating accidents and in swimming pools. Summertime is a prime time for water-related injuries. Learn more about water safety by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Red Cross (ARC) and other safety groups. 1. Alcohol is rarely involved in drowning deaths related to boating mishaps. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Alcohol use is blamed in...
Take the Glaucoma Quiz Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. However, with early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss. 1. In most forms of glaucoma, what damages the optic nerve? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is In most forms of glaucoma, the pressure inside the eye—called intraocular pressure—rises because the eye's drainage canals become blocked or don't work pr...
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, but not necessarily trivial, about vitamins. 1. If you live above the 45th parallel, you are likely to be deficient in which vitamin? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Vitamin D is created by your body...
What Do You Know About Cataracts? More than half of Americans 80 years and older have cataracts, the National Eye Institute (NEI) says. 1. Most cataracts related to aging are caused by proteins clumping in the lens of the eye. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The clumps of protein cloud the eye's lens. The lens is a clear part of the eye that helps to focus light on the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. The lens must be clear for the retina to ...
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 three 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, depending on the fluids and foods you consume. The volume formed at night is about half that formed in...
Take the Vision Test Find out how much you know about your eyes. 1. Which of these is a leading cause of vision loss or blindness? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is All three of these conditions can cause either severe vision loss or blindness. Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults each year. Glaucoma is another leading cause of blindness in the U.S.; among African-Americans, it is the most common cause of blindness. Others at risk for gla...
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...
Urinary Incontinence Quiz
Take the Urinary Incontinence Quiz Learning about incontinence can give you the courage and understanding needed to bring the subject up with your health care provider. 1. One type of incontinence is called stress incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence is the involuntary discharge of urine while someone coughs, sneezes, laughs, or does routine physical activities, such as bending down, lifting, or walking. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Stress incontinence occurs ...
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 ...
International Travel Quiz
How Much Do You Know About International Travel and Health? Test your knowledge of how to stay healthy when traveling abroad. 1. International travel may require prophylactic medicines and vaccines. How long before departure should you see your doctor? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Some vaccines must be given in a series over several days or weeks. You should see your doctor as early as possible before your departure to find out what medications or vaccines are reco...
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 located on the back of the throat. Where are the adenoids located? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Although tonsils are visible when you open your mouth wide, adenoids cannot be seen without a flexible lighted instrument. A. At the base of the...
Toilet Training Quiz
Take the Toilet Training Quiz One of the milestones for toddlers is toilet training. As a first-time parent, you may have questions about when to start and how to proceed. Learn more about toilet training by taking this quiz. 1. At what age is a child usually ready to start learning to use the toilet? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Each child is different, so your child may be ready earlier or later. Boys usually are not ready until later and take longer to learn tha...
Food Poisoning Quiz
Food Poisoning Quiz Find out what you need to know about keeping your family safe from foodborne illnesses. 1. Perishable foods should not be left at room temperature longer than two hours. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is Refrigerate or freeze perishables, prepared foods, and leftovers within two hours or sooner to keep harmful bacteria from growing and multiplying. A. True B. False 2. It's important to wash counters, cutting boards, and utensils after handling raw fo...
Take the Tetanus Quiz Tetanus, or lockjaw, is an infection that affects the nervous system. Most children are immunized against it, but that immunity wears off with time. Adults need a booster shot to maintain their immunity. 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 bacterium produces a toxin, or poisonous substance, that attacks the part of the spinal cord that controls the muscles. I...
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...
Teen Health Quiz
What Do You Know About Teen Health? Test your knowledge of what it takes to be a healthy teen. 1. At what age does the adolescent growth spurt usually begin for girls? You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The growth spurt in girls typically occurs two years earlier than in boys. Girls can have their growth spurt as early as ages 6 or 7, but it typically occurs at age 11. Body parts may grow at different rates, and teens often appear clumsy and feel awkward during this peri...
Taste and Smell Quiz
How Much Do You Know About Taste & Smell? Smell and taste problems can have a big impact on our lives. Because these senses contribute substantially to our enjoyment of life, our desire to eat, and be social, smell and taste disorders can be serious. 1. People are able to distinguish four main types of tastes: sour, sweet, salty, and bitter. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The taste cells are clustered in the taste buds of the mouth and throat. Many of the small b...
Take the Rabies Quiz Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted 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 viru...
Dietary Supplement Quiz
Choosing and Using Supplements At least half of American adults take a daily dietary supplement—vitamins, minerals, or herbs, with annual sales approaching $23 billion. Although such dietary insurance can be a benefit, many people take them without knowing enough to ensure optimum results. To assess how much you know about dietary supplements, answer the following statements true or false. 1. People who eat a balanced, varied diet that includes 2 cups of fruits and 2-1/2 cups of vegetables per day can g...
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....
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 of water's buoyancy. By how much does water reduce the body's we...
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 kill about 137,000 people a year, accounting for about one of every 18 deaths. 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 ...
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 burst blood vessel that stops the flow of blood to an area of the brain. You didn't answer this question. You answered The correct answer is The blockage (clot of blood or some other mass) or bursted blood vessel leads to a sudden partial loss of brain function. Without oxygen and important nutrients, the affected brain cells are either damaged or die within a few minutes. A. True B. False...
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...
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 prevalent 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 group...
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...
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