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Health lessons 2 and 6

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In which of the following situations would the International Red Cross be involved?
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War between Israel and Iran
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From the list below which health agency would be responsible for keeping track of deaths and births in the United States?
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State health department
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An organization that works to prevent birth defects is
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The March of Dimes
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The American Heart Association is a worldwide resource concerned with the care of children. T/F
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False
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The March of Dimes was first organized in order to help find a cure and treat Polio. T/F
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True
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The American Cancer Society’s mission is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. T/F
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False
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Glittering Generalities is advertising that associates the product with specific product outcomes. T/F
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False
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Health care manufacturers and health foods often rely on statements or personal appearances called __________ to sell their products.
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endorsements
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When a product claims to be effective because it is a new, secret remedy that cures quickly, it is probably ________.
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worthless
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Using food labels can reduce the risk factors for diseases such as polio and AIDS. T/F
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False
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Which of the following foods are categorized as foods you should “eat less of” on the food label?
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Sodium
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Which of the following items are required on a food label?
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Total calories
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Which of the following foods are foods that you should be sure to get enough of?
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carbohydrates
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Which of the following items are not required on a food label?
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Insoluble fiber
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Which of the following health professionals would have the most complete knowledge on how to take specific prescription medication?
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a pharmacist
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A psychiatrist is a medical specialist who can prescribe drugs. T/F
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True
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Extended health services and physical therapy are provided by ___________.
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clinics
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If a health professional is treating your mind, body, and spirit you are being treated holistically. T/F
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True
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Which is a poor source for finding a new physician?
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an ad in the paper
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Which of the following would be inappropriate on the part of your physician?
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asking you to keep something private between you two
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An anesthesiologist would be most likely to be present during which of the following medical procedures?
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Heart surgery
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The Patient’s Bill of Rights advocates an individual’s (or legal representative’s) rights to make decisions about the plan of care. T/F
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True
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The Patient’s Bill of Rights protects individuals from Government interference in their healthcare T/F
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False
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If you have a minor emergency, treatment may be provided by the CDC. T/F
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False
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Generally speaking, which of the following health professionals would have the most medical training?
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RN
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The vagina is
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the muscular tube through which sperm enter the female body.
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Conception is the moment a sperm meets an egg resulting in pregnancy. T/F
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True
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The testes are part of the female reproductive system. T/F
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False
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The vas deferens are
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tubes that allow sperm to travel to the urethra.
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Ovaries are
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female sex organs that store the eggs.
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The natural shedding of blood tissue that occurs in the uterus is __________.
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menstruation
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The testicles are located in the
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scrotum.
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The hormone testosterone does not cause
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breast development.
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__________ is a possible problem in using a diaphragm or cervical cap.
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Toxic shock syndrome
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A female condom protects each partner from contracting any STDs. T/F
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False
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__________ is a type of male sterilization.
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Vasectomy
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A spermicide should be used with
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a condom.
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Which of the following is true about the IUD?
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Inserted by a doctor or clinician
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Depo-Provera involves the use of which of the following?
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Involves injections every 12 weeks
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Sexually transmitted diseases cannot be caught if you use a condom. T/F
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False
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Some sexually transmitted diseases have few or no symptoms while the carrier may still be passing the disease to sexual partners. T/F
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True
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Abstinence is the only way to guarantee that you will not contract a sexually transmitted disease. T/F
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True
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Possible causes of sterility later in life might include any of the following except
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remaining abstinent.
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Why should an STD be treated by a doctor as quickly as possible?
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all of the above
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How are viral and bacterial STDs different?
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Viral STDs may be treated but there is no cure. Bacterial STDs may be treated and cured.
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Most county health departments offer free or low-cost screenings for sexually transmitted diseases. T/F
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True
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An embryo is the same as a fetus. T/F
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False
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Maintaining a balanced diet helps give the unborn baby necessary nutrients for healthy growth. T/F
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True
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Smoking while pregnant will not harm the unborn baby. T/F
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False
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The placenta is also called the
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afterbirth