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Women’s HealthWise Quiz—10

Do you know what’s best for your body? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of health, nutrition and fitness.

Answers appear below.

Bacterial endocarditis is an infection of:

the endocrine systemthe heart’s inner liningthe heart valveseither b or c

A woman’s risk of suffering from depression is:

twice that of a man’s risk10 times that of a man’s riskhalf that of a man’s riskabout the same as that of a man’s risk

For plane flights of four hours or more, you can help prevent blood clots in your legs by:

staying seateddrinking plenty of fluidstaking aspirinwearing tight clothing around your waist

A successful weight-loss program:

offers quick weight loss of at least three pounds a weekallows you to eat unlimited caloriescuts out certain foods or food groupsincludes a plan to keep the weight off after you’ve lost it

According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, acupuncture may be useful in treating:

chemotherapy nausea asthmacarpal tunnel syndromeall of the above

Answers: 1.d; 2.a; 3.b; 4.d; 5.d