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Senior Quick Quiz—16

When it comes to your well-being, knowledge is power. Brush up before your next checkup. Answers appear below.

Postherpetic neuralgia can cause sharp pain or extreme sensitivity to touch or temperatures and is a complication of:


Which of the following is not a normal change as you age?

falling blood pressureloss of fatbreathing problemslower exercise tolerance

Loss of taste and smell is treatable if it’s caused by:

allergiesblood pressure drugscigarette smokingall of the above

To prevent food-borne illness, toss perishable food that’s been kept at room temperature for more than:

30 minutestwo hoursfour hourssix hours

Prostate cancer occurs most often in:

African-American menCaucasian menAsian menHispanic/Latino men