Sickness and Health

Sickness and Health

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1.

What would be a symptom of 'hypnagogic myoclonus'?

To experience a leg jerk while lying in bed as you drift off to sleep.
To have an extremely runny nose for more than 3 days.
To experience severe pain in the ear canal.
To have large, red lesions on the tongue.
I don't know
2.

Approximately what percentage of the world has blood type Group O?

20%
46%
66%
90%
I don't know
3.

What distance does blood travel each day through the human body?

60,000 miles
7,000 miles
800 miles
10 miles
I don't know
4.

What is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States of America?

Cigarette smoking
Second hand cigarette smoke
Alcohol consumption
Automobiles
I don't know
5.

How much blood does the average adult have in his body?

1 pint of blood (.6 litres)
5-7 pints of blood (3-4 litres)
10-12 pints of blood (6-7 litres)
25 pints of blood (14 litres)
I don't know
6.

How long does the average tetanus shot last?

1 year
5 years
10 years
forever
I don't know
7.

In what year was Prozac developed?

1974
1980
1988
1993
I don't know
8.

When was the first successful heart transplant performed?

1954
1967
1973
1980
I don't know
9.

How many successful brain transplants have been performed?

8
4
1
none
I don't know
10.

In 1997, a new strain of a very lethal strain of flu virus was discovered in Hong Kong. This discovery necessitated:

The flight of a million people to Japan
The erection of 250 new hospitals
The recruitment of 1,000 Canadian doctors
The slaughter of all the chickens in Hong Kong
I don't know
Pick your battles wisely. Don't get upset over annoyances or people you can't change.
"You can't really be strong until you see a funny side to things."
Ken Kesey
Don't aim for a thin body, strive for a healthy body.
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