The last time you visited your doctor for an illness, he or she might have ordered a CBC test to help determine the diagnosis. CBC stands for complete blood count, but what does that mean? And what do all those numbers on the result sheet mean? Find out by taking this quiz.
Do you know your risk factors for high blood pressure? You can’t do anything about some risk factors. But other risk factors can be changed. Learn about the risk factors for high blood pressure by taking this quiz.
Every year, millions of Americans roll up their sleeves to donate blood, helping accident victims, surgical patient and others in need. How much do you know about blood transfusions? Take this multiple-choice test and find out.
Botulism is rare, but extremely dangerous. This quiz will help you learn how to make sure the food you eat is safe.
True or false: Fifty percent of the lumps women find when checking their breasts aren't cancerous.
Breastfeeding is filled with benefits to your child and you. Do you know what they are?
Are you clenching your teeth and don't even know it? Find out about bruxism by taking this quiz.
Did you know that untreated bunions may lead to arthritis? Take this quiz and find out how to take care of your feet.
Burns can occur anytime of year, but the summertime can hold special hazards because many of us are outdoors doing yard work, grilling or boating. More than a million burn injuries occur each year, Introduction: What Do You Know About Burns?
Is there a link between heavy caffeine consumption and osteoporosis? Find out when you take this quiz.
True or false: If you don't get enough calcium in your diet, your body will take the calcium it needs from your bones.
Any sudden or progressive change in a mole's appearance could be an indication of skin cancer.
True or false: If someone is following your car too closely, you should gently tap your brakes as a warning.
There are millions of pet cats in the United States. Three households in 10 own at least one cat. Sometimes, however, cats can cause an illness called cat scratch disease. Find out more about this illness by taking this true-false quiz.
Cataracts are a common eye problem among older adults.
Celiac disease is a digestive disease that can affect children and adults alike. Also known as celiac sprue ("sprue" means you can't absorb nutrients from food), this disease is the most common genetic disease in Europe and is considered significantly underdiagnosed in the United States. Learn more about the disease by taking this quiz.
Death rates from cervical cancer are dropping, because more
women are being screened. To learn more about cervical cancer and prevention, take this quiz.
Answer this one: When riding in a motor vehicle, how tall should a child be to sit in a regular seat and use an adult seat belt instead of a being strapped into a car safety seat or booster seat?
Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs. It is the most common long-term disease of children. Test your knowledge of living with asthma with this quiz.
Answer this one: The STD chlamydia is a bacterium that is transmitted through intimate physical contact. What's the most common means of transmission?
An excess of cholesterol can build up in the arteries, narrowing them and slowing or blocking blood flow to the heart. Take this quiz to learn more about cholesterol and its role in your health.
How many cups of vegetables should you eat each day? How about milk? Meat? The My Plate eating plan can help you find out.
We all get tired. Many of us have felt depressed at times. But the mystery known as chronic fatigue syndrome is not like the normal ups and downs we experience in everyday life.
True or false: Colorectal cancer—cancer of the colon or rectum—is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
True or false: More than 200 viruses cause colds.
Find out more about constipation by taking this quiz.
About half of all pregnancies are unplanned, says the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. But women today have many safe and reliable options to choose from if they want to prevent pregnancy. Test your knowledge of contraception by taking this quiz.
Smoking is the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a serious, debilitating and often fatal illness. Take this quiz to find out more about COPD and how to prevent it.
Atherosclerosis, or coronary artery disease (CAD), plays a major role in the leading cause of death in this country: heart attack. Learn more about this disease and a common procedure used to treat it.
Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death in adults in the United States. Knowing CPR may help you save someone's life. Learn more about CPR by taking this quiz.