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How much is spent annually in the U.S. on treating alcohol-related health problems?

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$22.5 Billion. Long-term drinking in excess can lead to pancreatitis.

Cardio-respiratory training, particularly running, if begun without proper preparation can contribute to?

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Lower Extremity Injuries. Always warm up prior to strenuous exercise to prevent injuries.

How many times a day does the average person laugh?

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Fifteen. The only land animals that are known to cry are humans and elephants.

What is another name for the windpipe?

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Trachea. In vertebrates, the trachea is about as long as the neck.

Which psychologist was the son of German film and stage celebrities and was encouraged to become an actor?

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Hans Eysenck. Eysneck endured criticism when he took money from a controversial eugenics organization, the Pioneer Fund.

Who discovered the smallpox vaccine?

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Edward Jenner. Edward Jenner's idea for the smallpox vaccine was based on his observation that milkmaids who had had cowpox did not acquire smallpox.

What is another name for the vitamin B1?

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Thiamine. A lack of thiamine can result in the disease called beriberi.

Which of the following aids in weight loss?

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Calcium. Too little calcium in a diet can release calcitriol, which tells the body to store fat instead of burning it.

How much longer, on average, do American women live than men?

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Seven Years. On average, American men live to 72 years of age, while American women live to 79.

What are unstable molecules that can attack the body's cells called?

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Free Radicals. If antioxidants are unavailable or if free radical production becomes excessive, the body can't handle them and damage can occur.

What is the opening in your eye called?

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Pupil. The pupil is a hole in the iris that allows light to pass through to the retina.

Which causes rickets?

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Lack Of Vitamin D. Vitamin D can be obtained from sun exposure.

How could you refer to "able to walk" in a medical context?

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Ambulatory. The average human child learns to walk at the age of 11 months.

In 2016, what percentage of married, reproductive-age women used a modern contraceptive method of family planning?

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77%. Only half of women in the WHO African region received satisfactory family planning care in 2016.

What type of disease is Lupus considered?

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Autoimmune Disease. An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part.

What medical word refers to the heart?

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Cardiac. Irregular heart rhythm, known as fibrillation, is a form of cardiac arrest.

Which of the following is considered a fat-soluble vitamin?

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Vitamin E. A high intake of vitamin E from food is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease.

In medical terminology, what is an immature, embryonic stage in the development of cells or tissues?

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Blast. Erythroblast is a small nucleated cell, found normally in the marrow of bones,

Where was the world's first human heart transplant performed in 1967?

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Cape Town, South Africa. Dr. Christian Bernard performed the operation in Cape Town, South Africa.

If starving, what could you chew on to sustain life?

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Leather Shoes. Stewed leather is a traditional dish in the Aceh region of Indonesia.

 

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