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Weekly Health Quiz: Building Muscle, Vaccines and Dairy for Heart Health

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Thirteen minutes of this activity, performed intensely, provided about the same increase in muscle strength as 70 minutes done less rigorously, a new study of young men found:

Weight lifting




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An analysis of more than 136,000 people in 21 countries found that this form of dairy foods may reduce the risk of heart disease:

Fat-free dairy

Low-fat dairy

Full-fat dairy

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Dr. John B. Glen, a Scottish veterinarian, won a coveted Lasker Award for his work in developing the drug propfol, widely used as:

An anti-ulcer medication

An anesthetic during surgery

An anti-seizure drug

A drug to lower blood pressure

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Sleep apnea was tied to an increased risk of this painful arthritic condition:


Rheumatoid artheritis

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis


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A new study concluded that a vaccine is unlikely to be developed against this major worldwide killer:




All of the above

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Undescended testicles incease the risk of infertility and cancer. About what percentage of full-term boys don't have both testes descended at birth?

Less than 1 percent

2 percent

3 percent

5 percent

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Older adults who did one-hour sessions of this activity one to three times a week for 12 to 26 weeks were half as likely to incur a fall-related injury:



Tai chi


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