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Women’s HealthWise Quiz—10

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

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Answers: 1.d; 2.a; 3.b; 4.d; 5.d

1. Bacterial endocarditis is an infection of:
 the endocrine system
 the heart’s inner lining
 the heart valves
 either b or c
2. A woman’s risk of suffering from depression is:
 twice that of a man’s risk
 10 times that of a man’s risk
 half that of a man’s risk
 about the same as that of a man’s risk
3. For plane flights of four hours or more, you can help prevent blood clots in your legs by:
 staying seated
 drinking plenty of fluids
 taking aspirin
 wearing tight clothing around your waist
4. A successful weight-loss program:
 offers quick weight loss of at least three pounds a week
 allows you to eat unlimited calories
 cuts out certain foods or food groups
 includes a plan to keep the weight off after you’ve lost it
5. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, acupuncture may be useful in treating:
 chemotherapy nausea
  asthma
 carpal tunnel syndrome
 all of the above

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