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10 Breast Cancer Myths, Busted

Written by Liza Barnes, Registered Nurse and Health Educator

Does soy cause breast cancer? What about antiperspirants? Test your knowledge to see how much you really know about lowering your cancer risk.

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Acne Myths and Truths Quiz

Quiz by Erin Whitehead, SparkPeople Contributor
You've probably heard a lot about what causes, prevents and helps treat acne, but how do you know whether those "facts" are old wives' tales or the real deal? Learn how to effectively battle blemishes with the truth by taking this short quiz.

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Are You a Compulsive Spender?

Everyone deals with stress in different ways. Some people exercise or turn to food, while others spend money. The shiny bags filled with new clothes, fancy electronics and luxurious toiletries can temporarily fill a void, but that rush soon turns to guilt, especially after the bills arrive. Like eating or gambling, shopping can become a compulsion—even an addiction. Are your spending habits are out of control? Take this assessment and find out.

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Are You Heart Smart?

Do you think you know all the ins and outs of keeping your heart healthy? Test your knowledge about the most important muscle in your body with this short quiz!

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Are Your Spending Habits Healthy?

There's no doubt about it--money does affect your health. So are you financially fit? To find out, pick the answer that most closely matches your own habits and perceptions of money.

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Blood Pressure Quiz

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
Chronic high blood pressure, known as hypertension, is dangerous because it makes the heart work too hard, and can harm your arteries. If left uncontrolled, it can lead to heart and kidney disease, heart attack, vision problems and stroke. Find out how much you know about blood pressure and how to manage it.

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Depression Myths & Truths

Although depression is a common medical condition, it's surrounded by myths and misconceptions about its causes, symptoms and seriousness. These misconceptions can create barriers that stop people from seeking medical attention, and make it hard to help a friend if you don't understand their condition. Test yourself to separate the myths from the facts.

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Do You Know the Signs of Heart Disease?

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
Many people don't even know they have heart disease until they experience a heart attack. Do you know the warning signs? Find out before it's too late!

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Follow Your Gut

How much do you know about how your digestive system works and what it means to have a healthy gut?

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Heartburn Quiz

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, causes painful symptoms like heartburn and acid regurgitation. Although there are many theories on the causes of GERD, experts aren't sure exactly what causes it. So how much do you know about the condition that affects 5-7% of the population?

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How Positive is Your Body Image?

Body image affects how you feel about yourself, how you project yourself, and how you care for your own health. Answer the following questions to find out where your body image stands now--and how you can improve it.

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How Stressed Are You?

In today's society, most of us can't avoid stress. But we can learn to behave in ways that lesson its effects. This assessment is designed to help you discover your vulnerability to stress. Rate each item from 1 (never) to 5 (always), according to how much the statement is true of you. Be sure to mark each item, even if it does not apply to you.

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IBS Quiz

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a collection of symptoms that cause physical pain and emotional stress. But lifestyle changes can help prevent and control these symptoms and increase one's quality of life. Test your knowledge about managing IBS.

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Osteoarthritis Quiz

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is largely related to factors like diet, fitness and weight. In fact, lifestyle changes can have a huge affect on the prevention and management of this condition. Test your knowledge about osteoarthritis.

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Seasonal Allergies Quiz

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
If you have seasonal allergies, you're not alone. While many risk factors for allergies are out of your control, it is possible to reduce your symptoms. How much do you know about managing seasonal allergies effectively?

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Surviving Cold & Flu Season

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
If you think it's inevitable that you'll catch a bug this year and be under the weather for days on end, think again! There are lots of things you can do to prevent sickness, and decrease its severity. Test your cold and flu smarts here.

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Test Your Cholesterol IQ

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
High cholesterol can lead to heart disease--and that's a scary thing! You might feel overwhelmed by the whole cholesterol equation, and feel like you face uninformed decisions every day. Test your cholesterol IQ to find out if you're making heart-smart choices.

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Test Your Type 2 Diabetes IQ

Quiz by Nicole Nichols, Health Educator
Type 2 diabetes is preventable and treatable, but it can cause serious health consequences if left uncontrolled. Find out how much you know about the causes and management of type 2 diabetes.

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The Menopause Quiz

Quiz by Liza Barnes, Health Educator
Menopause is a time of significant physical and emotional changes. And for some women, it can be a challenging adjustment. Take this quiz to see how much you know and how much you have to learn about this midlife "rite of passage."

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The Sleep Quiz

Sleep is something that your body craves, but also something that everybody struggles with periodically. Difficulty falling and staying asleep is a common problem. As an important source of energy for the body, sleep is a valuable commodity. So how much do you really know about insomnia and its related problems? Test your sleep IQ here. (Source: National Sleep Foundation, 2005.)

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Will You Get Sick This Year?

Quiz by Megan Patrick, Staff Writer
Are you taking all the right precautions to prevent catching a cold or the flu this year? Discover which habits and practices are protecting you and which are making it more likely that you'll get sick.

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