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Women’s HealthWise Quiz—12

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

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When the temperature is 90° F or higher, perishable food should never stay out of the refrigerator for more than:

30 minutesone hourtwo hours15 minutes

When you’re driving in your car, the sun’s ultraviolet rays can:

easily penetrate the glassnot penetrate the glass at allpenetrate the glass somewhat, but not enough to cause skin damage barely penetrate the glass

The leading cause of cancer death for U.S. women is:

breast cancercolon cancerskin cancer lung cancer

When you’re working out, replenish your fluids every:

20 minutes30 minutes5 minutes 10–15 minutes

Women are less likely than men to survive a heart attack because:

Women are generally older and have additional health problems when they suffer a heart attack.Women may have more subtle heart attack symptoms and wait longer to get to a hospital.Women tend to have arterial plaque more evenly distributed, instead of in clumps, making it more difficult to detect coronary artery disease. In fact, an angiogram may appear normal.All of the above.

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