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Weekly Health Quiz: Cellphones, Cancer and Broken-Heart Syndrome

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A major study in rats found links between cellphones and malignant glioma, a cancer of the:

Brain

Heart

Ear canal

Jawbone

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An observational study of 136,384 people in 21 countries linked consumption of full-fat dairy foods to a:

Higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Full-fat dairy consumption had no ties to longevity

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Broken-heart syndrome is a weakening of the heart caused by stressful events like the death of a spouse or financial setbacks. The medical name for the condition is:

Noonan syndrome

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Kawasaki disease

Pulmonary hypertension

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This health goal predicted longevity as well as being a non-smoker:

Maintaining a healthy weight

Being aerobically fit

Getting eight hours of sleep a night

Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables daily

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A high-dose flu vaccine is approved for people age:

Under 6 months

18 years and younger

Over 50

65 and older

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Minimally invasive surgery is often performed for this form of cancer, but it proved less effective than open surgery in preventing cancer recurrences and deaths:

Ovarian cancer

Cervical cancer

Liver cancer

Cancer of the gallbladder

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About two-thirds of people who get this illness die, but experimental treatments tested in Central Africa cut that rate to fewer than half:

Monkeypox

Lassa fever

Ebola

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

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