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Senior Quick quiz—15

Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about staying well. Answers appear below.

1. Blepharitis, a condition that causes redness, swelling and itching, affects your:
 legs
 scalp
 eyelids
 mouth
2. Eating more fiber can:
 improve bowel function
 reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and cancer
 lower cholesterol
 all of the above
3. A C-reactive protein test can predict your risk of:
 heart disease
 cervical cancer
 Alzheimer’s disease
 colon cancer
4. If you have persistent dry mouth, you should avoid:
 flossing
 using alcohol-based mouthwash
 chewing sugarless gum
 brushing with toothpaste that contains fluoride
5. Which action won’t help prevent dust mites—a cause of indoor allergies?
 washing bedding weekly
 using wool or down bedding
 keeping humidity low
 vacuuming regularly

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