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Senior Quick Quiz—16

When it comes to your well-being, knowledge is power. Brush up before your next checkup. Answers appear below.

1. Postherpetic neuralgia can cause sharp pain or extreme sensitivity to touch or temperatures and is a complication of:
2. Which of the following is not a normal change as you age?
 falling blood pressure
 loss of fat
 breathing problems
 lower exercise tolerance
3. Loss of taste and smell is treatable if it’s caused by:
 blood pressure drugs
 cigarette smoking
 all of the above
4. To prevent food-borne illness, toss perishable food that’s been kept at room temperature for more than:
 30 minutes
 two hours
 four hours
 six hours
5. Prostate cancer occurs most often in:
 African-American men
 Caucasian men
 Asian men
 Hispanic/Latino men

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