Noncommunicable Diseases & Disabilities

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Cardiovascular Diseases .

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Which of the following is NOT a lifestyle risk factor for cardiovascular disease?

- A .

Two hours of moderate exercise every week can reduce the risk of developing heart disease by 30%.

- True .

Stress is a factor that contributes to heart disease risk.

- True .

Which of the following is NOT a symptom of cardiomyopathy?

- D .

Once a person has been diagnosed with diabetes, what is the single greatest health threat they will face?

- B .

How can atherosclerosis and a blood clot result in death?

- B .

A myocardial infarction is a heart attack.

- True .

Angioplasty is the most typical treatment for arteriosclerosis.

- False .

The most important step for preventing cardiovascular disease is to live a healthy lifestyle.

- True .

What distinguishes high blood pressure from conditions such as arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis?

- D .

The failure to deliver blood to the heart due to a narrowing of arteries results in __________.

- C .

Hypertension is called "the silent killer" because __________.

- C .

High levels of cholesterol can first lead directly to __________.

- B .

What distinguishes atherosclerosis from arteriosclerosis?

- B .

Which of the following is NOT a treatment for high blood pressure?

- A .

Numbness on one side of the body is most likely a symptom of __________.

- A .

A rapid, irregular heartbeat is a symptom of __________.

- D .

Which of the following is the most common symptom of hypertension?

- D .

Why is high blood pressure known as "the silent killer"?

- A .

__________ of the population of the United States is obese.

- C .

Cancer .

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Agents that increase the likelihood of developing cancer are called carcinogens.

- True .

Cancer affecting bone marrow or blood is called __________.

- B .

Which of the following would most likely influence the risk of getting pancreatic cancer?

- C .

Cancers that affect supportive or connective tissue are classified as __________.

- D .

Both skin and lung cancer are classified as carcinomas.

- True .

Hair loss is a side effect of which of the following types of cancer treatment?

- D .

Cancers that affect epithelial tissues are called __________.

- A .

Unprotected sex with multiple partners can increase the risks of developing certain types of cancers.

- True .

Hormone therapy reduces the interaction of hormones with __________.

- D .

Lymphomas are types of cancers that affect __________.

- A .

Cancer is caused when healthy cells begin to mutate and grow uncontrollably.

- True .

High-fat diets can play a part in the development of __________.

- A .

If you wanted to cut down your risk for developing cancer, it would be BEST if you avoided __________.

- C .

Chlamydia can increase a woman's risk for developing __________.

- C .

Which behavior is most likely to increase your chance of developing a cancer?

- A .

Cancer-causing agents are called __________.

- D .

Early detection of cancer __________.

- B .

Which of the following is known to increase an individual's chances of developing certain cancers?

- C .

Which statement BEST defines the term cancer?

- D .

The spread of cancer from its point of origin is called __________.

- B .

Disabilities .

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Which of the following is NOT a disability protected by law?

- C .

The cost of a disability is not generally a burden to the disabled person because it is fully funded by the government.

- False .

Which of the following can a disability affect?

- D .

Which of the following laws requires that disabled students who need individualized education have the least restrictive environment possible?

- D .

Which of the following tools would be used in schools to adapt teaching strategies to the specific needs of students?

- C .

Scooters have become a popular aide to those with mobility disabilities.

- True .

Lucas has a muscular disorder, making it difficult for him to play sports that require accurate muscle control. Which of the following does he have?

- B .

A person who was injured in a war and lost a portion of his leg is considered to have which of the following?

- A .

If a company that has 18 employees interviews five people for a position and chooses to hire the person with the second best qualifications because the building may not be able to accommodate the wheelchair of the most qualified candidate, who is disabled, which act is the employer violating?

- B .

Developmental disabilities cannot be cured.

- True .

A person who was born with a mental disability and cannot perform some of the functions required by everyday life is considered to have which of the following?

- C .

Which of the following laws requires that information technology in any federally funded program be accessible to the disabled?

- C .

Which of the following is NOT part of the ICF model?

- D .

Which of the following situations would NOT violate the Americans with Disabilities Act?

- D .

What aspects of life is not generally affected by a disability?

- D .

Social stigmas can prevent children with disabilities from getting treatment.

- True .

Which of the following laws protects the accessibility to employment opportunities for the disabled?

- C .

Students with disabilities who require assistance in class are generally mainstreamed into regular classes rather than putting them into a self-contained setting.

- True .

Many automobile companies have custom options available for disabled people.

- True .

As a result of education and law enforcement, negative attitudes toward the disabled are rare in society today.

- False .

What are the odds of nonsmokers developing cardiovascular disease when compared to smokers?

- D .

Which statement BEST describes how cancers are classified?

- A .

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