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Most of the early studies linking fruit intake to a reduced risk of cancer were:
c. case control studies
Most of the early studies linking fruit intake to cancer were case-control studies. Case-control study designs often make it difficult to eliminate the influence of confounds, and thus later studies with better designs were not always able to replicate these earlier studies. Because of this, the evidence that causally links fruit intake to reduced cancer risk is no longer considered to be that strong.
Which of the following best describes anhedonia specifically?
a. a drug addict begins to use larger amounts of a drug in order to produce the effect he had become accustomed to
b. a drug addict begins to seek out alternative substances to use because tolerance to a drug has diminished the effect significantly
c. a drug addict begins to reorganize her life to allow her more time to devote to drug use
d. a drug addict has a difficult time experiencing pleasure from anything in his life besides drug use
Refined carbohydrates are digested __________, leading to a ________ rise in blood glucose levels.
a. slowly, slow
Refined carbohydrates are digested more quickly, leading to a rapid rise in blood glucose levels. This also causes a more rapid valley in blood glucose levels, causing someone to get hungry sooner after eating refined carbohydrates that unrefined carbohydrates. This is one reason dietary recommendations generally include a focus on unrefined carbohydrates like whole grains.
Organizations like the American Heart Association recommend that anyone over the age of 55 who has 2 or more risk factors for heart attack (e.g., overweight, high blood pressure) take a daily low dose of aspirin.
A/an ______________ is a blood clot that is carried from its site of origin and can block a blood vessel at a site distant from its site of origin.
Which of the following would be considered most dangerous as an environmental health risk?
a.particulate matter with a diameter of 50 micrometers
b.particulate matter with a diameter of 15 micrometers
c.particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 micrometers
Smaller particulate matter is generally more dangerous, as it is less likely to be filtered out by the respiratory tract. Small particulate matter can enter the lungs and then the bloodstream, and circulate throughout the body to negatively affect tissues.
______________ specifically refers to a restriction in blood supply to a tissue.
A good dietary guideline would be to eliminate all fat from one's diet.
Research on psychosocial factors in obesity suggests that having a close friend who is obese:
a.increases one's risk of becoming obese
b. decrease one's risk of becoming obese
c.has no significant effect on one's risk of becoming obese
Individuals of lower socioeconomic status (SES) typically have a:
a.lower risk of developing obesity
b. higher risk of developing obesity
c. risk of developing obesity that is similar to those of higher socioeconomic status
Suboxone is a drug designed to treat opioid addiction. It acts by mildly stimulating opioid receptors (the same receptors opioid drugs act at)---but only enough to reduce cravings and withdrawal effects, not enough to produce euphoria. What type of drug is Suboxone?
Asbestos exposure is the most significant risk factor for what type of cancer?
c. liver cancer
d. esophageal cancer
The most common form of cardiovascular disease is:
a. Coronary artery disease (CAD)
b. Rheumatic fever
Angina pectoris is generally due specifically to _____________ of heart tissue.
Bill recently had a diagnostic test done that involved the use of ultrasound to create an image of his heart. The test revealed he had damage to his heart that may have been the result of an undetected heart attack. What diagnostic test was used?
d. cardiac stress test
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