Healthy Harvest Quiz

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1. There are all kinds of ideas floating around about breast cancer. Which of the following is true? 

a. If there's no breast cancer in your family, you probably won't get it.
b. If there's no breast cancer in your family, your odds may still be high for getting it.
c. Self-exams are usually sufficient to detect most forms of breast cancer.
 

You know it!
Breast cancer in your family indicates a likelihood of higher risk for you. But nearly 70 percent of women with breast cancer were the first in their families to get it. Regular screenings by a physician are key to staying healthy.

 

If only!
Breast cancer in your family indicates a likelihood of higher risk for you. But nearly 70 percent of women with breast cancer were the first in their families to get it. Regular screenings by a physician are key to staying healthy.

 

2. Now to matters of the heart. When women have heart attacks, which of these symptoms is almost always present? 

a. Unusual fatigue
b. Shortness of breath
c. Chest pain
d. Cold sweat
e. None of the above
 
 

Nice pick!
You've likely heard that, for women, heart attack symptoms vary. The most common are unusual fatigue, shortness of breath, sleep disturbance, indigestion, anxiety, cold sweat, and dizziness. Surprisingly, many women don't experience chest pain during a heart attack.

 

Sorry...
For women, heart attack symptoms vary. The most common are unusual fatigue, shortness of breath, sleep disturbance, indigestion, anxiety, cold sweat, and dizziness. Surprisingly, many women don't experience chest pain during a heart attack. 

 

3. We all know that regular Pap tests are important. But, true, or false? A normal result on a Pap test means your reproductive system is
cancer-free.
 

True
False
 

Good call!
Pap tests only screen for precancerous cells of the cervix and for cervical cancer. Pap tests don't detect uterine or ovarian cancers.

 

Sorry...
Pap tests only screen for precancerous cells of the cervix and for cervical cancer. Pap tests don't detect uterine or ovarian cancers.

 

4. Therapies such as acupuncture belong to a category called Integrative Medicine. Which of these is true of Integrative Medicine? 

a. It can enhance the effects of traditional medicine.
b. Its effectiveness is proven in numerous studies.
c. Many MD's practice Integrative Medicine.
d. All of the above.
 

Right on!
All those statements are true. Many physicians and patients rely on Integrative Medicine as an adjunct to conventional therapies.

 

Wait - there's more.
All those statements are true. Many physicians and patients rely on Integrative Medicine as an adjunct to conventional therapies.

 

5. Now to matters of the heart. When women have heart attacks, which of these symptoms is always present? 

a. Unusual fatigue
b. Shortness of breath
c. Chest pain
d. Cold sweat
e. None of the above
 
 

You don't miss a beat!
Heart attack is the number one killer of women, but the symptoms vary. The most common are unusual fatigue, shortness of breath, sleep disturbance, indigestion, anxiety, cold sweat, and dizziness. Surprisingly, chest pain is less common than you’d think. Regardless, get medical help right away if you notice any of these symptoms!

 

Sorry -
Heart attack is the number one killer of women, but the symptoms vary. The most common are unusual fatigue, shortness of breath, sleep disturbance, indigestion, anxiety, cold sweat, and dizziness. Surprisingly, chest pain is less common than you’d think. Regardless, get medical help right away if you notice any of these symptoms!

 

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