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Women’s HealthWise Quiz—2

Do you know what’s best for your body? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of health, nutrition and fitness.

1. You can avoid problems due to airborne allergens by all except the following:
 keeping pets out of your bedroom
 changing your clothing after being outdoors
 avoiding damp areas, such as basements
 keeping windows open to circulate air
2. Your thyroid, hypothalamus and adrenal glands are part of your ____ system:
 endocrine
 digestive
 circulatory
 respiratory
3. If you get bitten by a dog, you should do all of the following except:
 wash the area with soap and water
 suck out poisons with your mouth
 apply antibacterial medication
 bandage the wound and get medical help if the bite breaks the skin
4. Most headaches are caused by muscle tension, but some can signal a serious underlying condition, such as temporal arteritis or blood vessel inflammation that can lead to blindness. Get help for a headache if it:
 lasts 24 hours or longer
 is severe
 accompanies vision problems or vomiting
 all of the above
5. According to the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, the only time you need to use a moisturizer is when:
 you are over age 30
 you have wrinkles
 you live in a dry climate
 your skin is red, scaly or itchy

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