Health & Illness Quiz

  • Concentrating on taking slow, deep breaths may help ease nervousness before getting a shot.

    Please select an answer.
    Concentrating on taking slow, deep breaths may help ease nervousness before getting a shot.
    The answer is true. You answered it correctly!incorrectly!

    Additional strategies may include: distracting yourself while waiting, focusing on something in the room, relaxing your arm and coughing before a shot.

  • Teens are the least likely age group to develop anemia.

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    Teens are the least likely age group to develop anemia.
    The answer is false. You answered it correctly!incorrectly!

    Because teens go through rapid growth spurts, they can be at risk for iron deficiency anemia.

  • All people with type 2 diabetes are overweight.

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    All people with type 2 diabetes are overweight.
    The answer is false. You answered it correctly!incorrectly!

    Not all people with type 2 diabetes are overweight. People at highest risk include: being overweight, having a family member with diabetes or being older than 10 years old.

  • If you get blisters from sunburn, it is best to pop them immediately.

    Please select an answer.
    If you get blisters from sunburn, it is best to pop them immediately.
    The answer is false. You answered it correctly!incorrectly!

    Popping blisters may cause unwanted infection.

  • Ringworm is not contagious.

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    Ringworm is not contagious.
    The answer is false. You answered it correctly!incorrectly!

    Ringworm is contagious. It can be spread through skin-to-skin contact, animals to people, or to other parts of the body if a person touches the affected area and then touches their other body parts.