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Weekly Health Quiz: Fat, Sleep and Heart Health

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Illustration by Kelsey Dake

This diet tended to make mice become fat:

High-sugar diet

High-fat diet

Carbohydrate-rich diet

Protein-rich diet

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High doses of EPA reduced heart attacks and strokes in high-risk patients. EPA is an omega-3 fatty acid found in high amounts in:

Coconut oil

Olive oil

Fish oil

Corn oil

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Because of unexpected demand, some people are unable to get the new shingles vaccine. Two doses are recommended for people starting at age:

30 years

40 years

50 years

60 years

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Critics are calling for a halt to a study of this life-threatening condition, which develops when the body mounts an overwhelming attack against an infection:

Hematuria

Sepsis

Phlebitis

Edema

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Eight- to 11-year-olds tended to score higher on tests of language skills, memory and planning when they exhibited all of the following behaviors except:

Getting nine to 11 hours of sleep a night

Limiting recreational screen time to two hours a day

Getting at least an hour of physical activity a day

Eating a carbohydrate-rich breakfast

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Older men and women who reported high levels of daytime sleepiness showed brain changes typical of this illness:

Parkinson's disease

Alzheimer's disease

Stroke

Multiple sclerosis

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Immunity appears to be particularly long lasting for this illness, with the time required for antibody levels to drop by 50 percent estimated at 200 years:

Tetanus

Varicella zoster virus

Diphtheria

Measles and mumps

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