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Which medical term means "based on experience"?

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Empiric. Empirical treatment is used sometimes when antibiotics are given before the specific cause of an infection is known.

Amaxophobia is the fear of what?

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Riding In A Car. Amaxophobics have usually had a negative experience in a car.

Who monitors physical training performance during pre-basic training in the Army?

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Your Recruiter. Soldiers will spend 45 minutes a day, 4 - 5 times a week on physical training.

Which of the following cannot be found in the brain?

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Stereocyte. Brain cells were thought to be incapable of regeneration until a 1998 study showed they may divide under certain circumstances.

The disease ichthyosis causes what to happen?

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Scaly Skin. The term ichthyosis is derived from two Greek words meaning "fish" and "disease".

What amino acid component of aspartame, or NutraSweet, causes PKU?

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Phenylalanine. Phenylketonurics are sensitive to phenylalanine.

Which of these is NOT equal to a one-ounce serving of grains?

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One Cup Of Oatmeal. The U.S. government in 2005 recommended eating at least three ounces of whole grains a day.

As of 2017, which nation is number one in the world for deaths from tuberculosis?

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India. According to the World Health Organization, as of 2017, tuberculosis is the world's deadliest infectious disease, causing more annual deaths than HIV.

Which of these is the skinnier section on the new food pyramid?

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Meat And Beans. USDA recommends that you make half your grains whole.

Synovial fluid is usually found where in the body?

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Joints. The synovium is a thick membrane that contains the synovial fluid.

Which doctor or team of doctors is credited with pioneering the scientific study of human sexuality?

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Masters And Johnson. Masters And Johnson first studied human sexuality in the 1960's at Indiana University.

Dermatitis is an inflammation of what part of the body?

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Skin. A reaction to poison ivy or poison oak is a type of contact dermatitis.

In 2017, the world's largest cholera outbreak in modern history took place in which Middle Eastern nation?

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Yemen. The World Health Organization has reported over 900,000 cases and nearly 2200 deaths due to cholera from April to November 2017 in Yemen.

Which cardiovascular risk factor most increases the risk of myocardial infarction?

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Tobacco Use. According to the World Health Organization, tobacco use led to 5.4 deaths in 2004.

What do you need to do to reduce "love handles" and your gut?

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Reduce Overall Body Fat. To reduce a "spare tire", you must develop a cardio workout combined with good nutrition to reduce overall body fat.

What kind of medical condition continues for a long time?

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Chronic. High blood pressure, arthritis and high cholesterol are considered common chronic medical conditions.

Which of the following foods is the best source of calcium?

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Yogurt. Dairy products, such as yogurt and milk, are one of the best sources of calcium.

What are the gaps between nerve cells called?

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Synapses. A synapse allows a neuron to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another cell.

What medical term refers to the amount of red blood cells in the blood?

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Hematocrit. The normal range of red blood cells is 41-50% for men and 36-44% for women.

Who was the world's first sex-change patient?

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Christine "George" Jorgensen. In 1952, George Jorgensen became Christine Jorgensen after the world's first sex-change operation in Denmark.

 

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