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Senior Quick quiz—15

Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about staying well. Answers appear below.

Blepharitis, a condition that causes redness, swelling and itching, affects your:

legsscalpeyelidsmouth

Eating more fiber can:

improve bowel functionreduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and cancerlower cholesterolall of the above

A C-reactive protein test can predict your risk of:

heart diseasecervical cancerAlzheimer’s diseasecolon cancer

If you have persistent dry mouth, you should avoid:

flossingusing alcohol-based mouthwashchewing sugarless gumbrushing with toothpaste that contains fluoride

Which action won’t help prevent dust mites—a cause of indoor allergies?

washing bedding weeklyusing wool or down beddingkeeping humidity lowvacuuming regularly