Test Your Knowledge

Commonly asked questions and answers relating to disease prevention and management, as well as health and safety.

Your Heart Health Mini Quiz

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The following True or False health quiz for a healthier heart was published by Harvard Medical School. Read below for three easy tips you can start implementing immediately for a positive effect on your heart. 

Taking blood pressure in both arms may reveal a higher heart attack risk.

TRUE: You should measure blood pressure in both arms. A difference of 10 points or more means a 38% greater chance of having a heart attack — something you should talk to your doctor about.

Coated aspirin is better if you are taking it daily for your heart.

FALSE: If you’re taking daily aspirin for your heart, don’t use coated aspirin. It won’t protect your stomach AND not all the aspirin will get into your blood stream. You’re better off with chewable “baby aspirin.”

Dietary fat wreaks havoc on your heart and your memory.

FALSE: Not all dietary fat wreaks havoc on your heart and memory. Saturated fat (in butter and red meat) can harm both memory and artery health while monosaturated fats (in olive oil and fish) actually improve both memory and heart health.


Healthy Joints Matter: Quiz Questions

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Physical activity, a balanced diet, avoiding injuries, and getting plenty of sleep will help you stay healthy and keep your joints healthy too, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

Knowledge is often key to good health.

Here are some questions you may be asking … What are the best foods to eat for joint health? How much should you exercise? Who gets arthritis? Does your weight affect getting arthritis?

Take this quiz here to test your knowledge on joint health.


Stroke Warning Signs Quiz

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 Do you know the warning signs of stroke? Find out now.

Do you know the warning signs of stroke? Find out now.

If you think you or a loved one is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately. Quick treatment in 3-41/2 hours can improve chances of recovery. Take the following stroke quiz to test your knowledge. The more you know, the faster you can act to get needed help. Take this quiz now.

 

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