Weekly Health Quiz: Exercise, Fat and Food

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Men who cycled moderately burned more fat when they:

Ate before they exercised

Exercised on an empty stomach

When the men ate had little impact on metabolism

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An outbreak of dangerous E. coli has spread to 19 states, linked to consumption of this food:


Romaine lettuce

Ground beef

Undercooked chicken

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Death rates are increasing among middle-aged Americans, with the main causes of death being all of the following except:


Drug overdoses

Heart disease


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The median debt held by medical school graduates in the United States is:





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Which statement about diabetes is not true?

Diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease

Blood glucose, blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking can all have a major impact on the risk of complications

Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a heart attack or stroke, kidney failure, blindness and amputations

Half of Americans with diabetes fail to manage their diabetes well

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Exposure to tiny air pollutants was tied to brain changes that resembled those seen in this brain illness:

Alzheimer’s disease

Parkinson’s disease


Brain cancer

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About how many people worldwide die from measles each year?




1.1 million