Weekly Health Quiz: Weight Loss, Exercise and Disrupted Sex Lives

By | May 17, 2019

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In a head-to-head diet study, people who ate a diet high in these foods consumed about 500 extra calories a day and gained weight, compared to when they ate a diet of whole foods, which led to weight loss:

Protein-rich foods

Highly processed foods

High-fat foods

Sagary foods

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An active lifestyle seems to have been programmed into our genes, around the time when the open savanna began to spread and our human ancestors began foraging more widely for food. How long ago was this?

5,000 years ago

50,000 years ago

500,000 years ago

5 million years ago

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Lichen sclerosus, an itchy and painful skin condition, often infects this part of the body:

Torso

Genitals

Toes

Elbows

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Among high school boys in the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, what percent reported sexual initiation before age 13?

2 percent

8 percent

16 percent

32 percent

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The largest measles outbreak in decades is hitting the United States, with over 800 reported cases, most in New York. This state has the second highest number of measles cases:

Texas

California

Michigan

Washington

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Glucosamine, commonly taken for arthritis pain, was tied to a lower risk of this common killer:

Cancer

Cardiovascular disease

Diabetes

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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More than 14,000 American children have died from guns in the past decade. About what percentage of those deaths were classified as suicides?

8 percent

17 percent

23 percent

33 percent

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