Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer found in women.
Cancer of the cervix and penis have been linked to what STD?
The PSA is an early diagnostic test for:
Most adults need from 1000 to 1,200 milligrams of calcium per day.
Type 2 diabetes, which primarily strikes adults, is common than Type 1 diabetes, which usually strikes children and teens.
Regular exercise helps with the management of diabetes by:
Helping to control weight, reducing visceral fat, increasing insulin sensitivity
Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in men, but not in women.
What is visceral fat?
Fat in the abdomen around internal organs
Women are four times as likely as men to develop osteoporosis?
If a tumor has already begun to spread, surgery may be unable to remove all of the cancer cells.
Benign tumors are likely toe spread and invade healthy body tissue.
Exercise reduces the risk of cancer by:
Lowering body fat percentage, speeding the movement of food through the digestive track, reducing the exposure of breast tissue to circulating estrogen
Diabetes during pregnancy is known as:
Despite its relationship with many health problems, smoking is not a risk factor for osteoporosis.
Cancer is the leading cause of death in the U.S.
Cigarette smoking is responsible for about _____ percent of all cancer
The American Cancer society recommends consuming no more than _____ drink(s) per day for men and no more than ____ drink(s) per day for women.
A sense of dedication to life’s goals and aspirations:
The view of new events and demands in life not as threats, but as opportunity:
Married people live longer than single people.
Chronic stress has been linked to:
Heart disease, cancer, and vulnerability to infections
What important concept of dealing with stress was pointed out by researchers Paffenbarger and Olson?
Social connectedness is helpful in stress management
Progressive relaxation promotes a hypnotic state to relieve the stress associated with muscular tension.
The phenomenon of the body’s reaction to stress named by Hans Selye is known as:
General Adaptation Syndrome
Looking out for the needs of others is called _____________, and may be beneficial for managing stress.
Roommates, problems at work, and financial difficulties are examples of __________ stressors.
The body’s reaction to stress described by Harvard physiologist Walter Cannon is known as:
fight of flight