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A Healthy Heart
A Healthy Heart: Preventing cardiovascular disease is a key to living longer.

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A Healthy Heart

How much do you know about the heart?

  1. Cardiovascular disease is America's leading cause of death across all racial and ethnic groups.

    True
    False

  2. Cardiovascular conditions always are accompanied by pain and obvious symptoms.

    True
    False

  3. Smokers and non-smokers have an equal chance of developing cardiovascular disease.

    True
    False

  4. Which of the following is a symptom of cardiovascular disease?

    Chest pain that can spread to the neck, shoulders and/or arms
    Loss of feeling in the face or body
    Sudden loss of vision in one eye
    All of the above

  5. Obesity and diabetes have no relationship to the onset of cardiovascular disease.

    True
    False

  6. Which of the following can help prevent cardiovascular disease?

    Eating high cholesterol foods
    Increasing your sodium intake
    Exercising regularly
    Drinking several alcoholic beverages a day

  7. Among Hispanic women age 18 and older, more than half report no leisure-time physical activity.

    True
    False


 
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