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100

Deaths due to lifestyle diseases have declined since the early 1900s.
What is false

100

An advocate speaks out in favor of something they believe in
What is true

100

What's the purpose behind getting vaccinated against a disease? A. to prevent people from creating more dangerous diseases B. to prevent the disease from getting any stronger in the body C. to prevent a person from contracting a disease D. to prevent yourself from transmitting a disease to others
What is c

200

Making good lifestyle choices will prevent all diseases.
What is false

200

About 1 million premature deaths are caused by air pollution each year around the world.
What is false

200

Which of the following is NOT a reason why communicable diseases, such as pneumonia, kill fewer people today than they did in the past? A. continuing medical advances B. slower population growth C. improved living conditions D. better preventive treatment
What is b

300

Heredity is considered a controllable risk factor.
What is false

300

Which of the following statements BEST describes why life expectancies increased between 1900 and 2006? A. There have been advances in medicine and an improved standard of living. B. Medicine can now cure, treat, and prevent diseases. C. Food and water supplies are safer, so disease is not spread as quickly. D.Technology and medical devices treat and cure diseases that used to be fatal.
What is A

300

If someone is predisposed to a disease, they are more likely to contract the disease due to __________. A. lifestyle choices B. heredity C. random chance D. factors other than heredity or lifestyle
What is b

400

A risk factor can be defined as anything that increases the likelihood of injury or disease.
What is true

400

Which of the following government publications provides information on how food habits promote health and reduce the risk for major chronic diseases? A. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans B. Food and Health Guidlines for Americans C. Dietary Guidelines for Americans D. Diet and Nutrition Guidelines for Americans
What is C

400

Amanda (age 39) lives a very hectic life that allows for little sleep. She doesn't eat a healthy diet or exercise. She is worried because her mother developed heart disease at the age of 40. What are the uncontrollable risk factors in Amanda's situation? A. environment, stress, lack of sleep B. diet, age, and lack of exercise C. gender, diet, and the environment D. heredity, age, and gender
What is d

500

Personal behavior is the only factor that determines if a person becomes ill.
What is false

500

To which government publication would you refer for information about what exercises offer the biggest health benefits? A. health activity guidelines B. physical activity guidelines C .fitness activity guidelines D. strength activity guidelines
What is B

500

Mindy is speaking at a community event to help people understand the importance of healthy eating. Which statement BEST describes Mindy's behavior? A. Mindy is leading by example. B. Mindy is living a healthy lifestyle. C. Mindy is actively learning about healthy lifestyles. D. Mindy is acting as a health advocate.
What is d