About _____% of all deaths in the United States are attributable to cardiovascular disease.
According to the risk analysis, _____ seems to be the largest predictor for developing coronary heart disease.
abnormal cholesterol profile
An abnormal cholesterol profile contributes directly to:
An increased risk for CHD has been established in people with low levels of:
elevated when B vitamins are low
Type 2 diabetes is:
associated with obesity
Essential hypertension is:
treatable with exercise and diet modification
Cancer results from:
cell control problems
The major contributor to the increased incidence of cancer during the last five decades is_____ cancer.
Cancer is the _______ cause of death for children (1-14) in the United States.
Tobacco use is responsible for an estimated ______ % of all cancer deaths.
An estimated 1 of every _____ men and 1 of every ____ women in the United States will develop cancer.
Currently, _____ of every 10 people diagnosed with cancer are expected to be alive five years after the initial diagnosis.
Phytonutrients are thought to:
prevent carcinogens from binding to DNA
women who walk 3-5 times a week have a _____% lower risk for breast cancer than those who do not walk
As much as ____% of melanoma-related deaths are estimated to be preventable by simple skin self-exam
When stress levels reach mental, emotional, and physiological limits:
diseases may develop
Greater risk for disease has been found in Type ____ individuals, who display anger and hostility
Learning to control stress-related body processes not normally under control is called:
____ biofeedback is treating essential hypertension
Progressive muscle relaxation is just as effective as___
Breathing exercises to reduce stress do not include:
uses relaxing visual images.
about 15 minutes each session.
The purpose of mediation is not to:
concentrate on the time left in the session.
Yoga exercises have not been successful at treating:
A chemical compound that forms during the burning of tobacco leaves.
A greater effect of two or more drugs because they are mixed together.
A hallucinogenic drug also known as Ecstasy.
A neurotransmitter that affects emotional, mental, and motor functions.
Compulsive and uncontrollable behavior
Disease of the heart muscle
General apathy and loss of interest in the future
Loss of control over drinking alcoholic beverages
Often causes gingivitis and periodontitis
Where oxygen is added to the blood
Inappropriate use of a drug resulting in physical consequences is called drug:
The most widely used illegal drug in the United States is:
Long-term alcohol use does not lead to greater risk for:
The first major report presenting scientific evidence that cigarettes were a major health hazard was released in:
a reckless professional could transmit HIV this way
a weakening of the ability to fight disease
Can be successfully treated with antibiotics
Cannot be successfully treated with antibiotics
Chlamydia is the most common one.
Contains HIV but rarely thought to transmit HIV
Means it can be transmitted with direct or indirect contact
Not truly an STI, but rather complications from two possible STIs.
Sexually transmitted infections are classified as such in the United States.
The only detection of an HIV infection
can damage the reproductive system.
The final stage of HIV infection is the only time you:
are considered to have AIDS
HIV is thought to be transmitted by sharing ______ with an infected person.
open wound fluid
Sexually transmitted infections will be successfully avoided when:
there is no sexual contact.
80 and 73 years, respectively, for women and men
A habit based on healthy practices and behavior
A way to increase life expectancy
A way to reduce life expectancy
An improved ability when a 20-year-old becomes more active
Established under the NIH to explore alternative medicine
Living with enough physical capacity even near the end of the lifetime
Loss of function, not only based on the passing of time.
Not widely taught in medical schools or practiced in hospitals
Sets standards for fitness facilities and offers personal training certification