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Cardiac arrest, arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), and heart failure are results of...   

What is heart disease? 

100

These are the specific states with the highest rates of strokes. 

What are Alabama and Mississippi? 

100

This is the leading cause of a stroke.

What is high blood pressure?

100

A defibrillator attempts to restore...

What is a normal heart beat? 

100

These drugs reduce blood pressure by blocking the effects of epinephrine/adrenaline

What are beta blockers? 

200
Also called a brain attack, this occurs when something blocks blood supply to the brain or a blood vessel bursts. 

What is a stroke?

200

It's the 5th leading cause of death among women in the US. 

What is a stroke? 

200

These are two key risk factors for heart disease.

What are high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, or smoking?

200

John collapses due to cardiac arrest. These are the actions bystanders should take. 

What is chest Compressions, call 911, defibrillator.

200

This medication helps prevent blood clots from forming in your arteries and may help lower risk of stroke and heart attack. 

What is aspirin? 

300

It is the leading cause of disease worldwide. 

What is ischaemic heart disease? 

300

What fraction of the world’s deaths from heart disease occur in low- and middle-income countries?

What is 3/4? 

300
This community lacks access to fresh produce. 

What is a food desert? 

300

Knowing that untreated high blood glucose can lead to heart disease and stroke, if someone is prediabetic, this is how often they should check their blood glucose.

What is annually? 

300

This is one of the largest open-source databases you can use to survey data on risk behaviors and chronic health conditions. 

What is a Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)? 

400

This variant of heart disease is associated with the blood vessels supplying the heart

What is coronary heart disease?

400

They are the general global regions with the highest IHD mortality rates.

What are Eastern Europe and Central Asia?

400

This community is surrounded by fast-food restaurants

What is a food swamp?

400

Tony suffered a stroke, but he luckily survived. There is a 23% chance of him getting this. 

What is a second stroke? 

400

The supply of primary care physicians and physician assistants were found to be positively associated with... 

What is the cardiovascular health index? 

500

This is when plaque builds up in one’s arteries and they harden.

What is arteriosclerosis?


500

This is how much the percentage of deaths from heart disease has fallen compared to 40 years ago.

What is 62%?

500

This is a risk factor for stroke and is also referred to as a “mini-stroke.” People who have one or more are 10 times more likely to have a stroke.

Transient ischemic attack (TIA)

500

 This is the age one should get a 10 year risk calculation (for cardiovascular disease) from a fasting lipoprotein profile. 

What is 40 years old? 

500

This is what each letter of FAST stands for. 

What is face, arm, speech, and time? 

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