Weekly Health Quiz: Memory, Canker Sores and Exercise for Mental Health

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Cycling, walking, really any type of exercise reduced the risk of depression, provided you did it for a minimum of how many hours a week?

1 hour

3 hours

5 hours

7 hours

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True or false? A large Australian study found that men and women who were taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs were at increased risk of memory problems.



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Women who slept fewer than this many hours a night were at increased risk of osteoporosis:

Five hours

Six hours

Seven hours

Sleep time was not linked to bone problems

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True or false? People with severe mental illness are far more likely to be victims of crime than to commit violent acts.



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Heart disease patients with blocked coronary arteries are most likely to benefit from this form of treatment:

Drug therapy

Bypass surgery

Surgical placement of stents

Surgery did not provide benefits over drugs alone for most patients

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Women who had early menopause were at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new report. About what percentage of women in the study reached menopause before age 40?

1 percent

4 percent

10 percent

20 percent

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Behcet’s disease is characterized by:

Muscle aches

Joint pain

Canker sores

All of the above