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The human heart is about the size of a(n)

adult fist

Which of the following statements is true with regard to atherosclerosis?

A. Males are much more likely to develop it than are women.

B.It is characterized by a buildup of substances within the arteries which form plaque.

C.It is easily reversed with medication and exercise.

D.It starts to develop after the age of 50.

it is characterized by buildup of substances within the arteries which form plaque

An individual would most likely suffer from angina pectoris when

walking a flight of stairs

What is the correct sequence of blood flow as it travels through the heart?

right atrium, right ventricle, lungs, left atrium, left ventricle aorta.

Which of the following is NOT a typical symptom of a stroke?

A.Sudden dimness of vision, particularly in one eye

B.Sudden jaw pain

C.Sudden weakness or numbness of the face

D.Sudden unexplained severe headache

sudden jaw pain

Which of the following behaviors would most likely increase the risk of developing cancer?

A.Increasing your BMI by using weight training to build muscle

B.Taking a stress management class

C.Training and participating in a 10K race

D.Eating a high-calorie, high-fat diet

eating a high-calorie, high-fat diet

All of the following are warning signs of melanoma EXCEPT

A.asymmetrical shape.

B.a diameter larger than a pea.

C.edges that are uneven or scalloped.

D.a uniform brown color.

a uniform brown color

An aneurysm in the brain can cause a stroke.


The majority of heart arrhythmias result in death.


Inflammation may play a role in heart disease development.


What percentage of American suffer from some type of cardiovascular disease?


Which of the following is behavior that is important in preventing cardiovasuclar disease?

A.Getting regular medical checkups

B.Avoiding tobacco

C.Having adequate health insurance

D.A sedentary lifestyle

avoiding tabacco

Which of the following cholesterol profiles would not indicate an increased risk of coronary heart disease?

A. total cholesterol=200; HDL=40 cholesterol=180; LDL=135 cholesterol=170; HDL=70 cholesterol=170; Triglycerides=160

total cholesterol=170; HDL=70

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