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  1. This is a medical term for an organism that causes infection. • symptom • pathogen • transmission • screening

  2. The fastest growing noncommunicable disease in the world is • lung cancer • skin cancer • diabetes • HIV

  3. HIV can be transmitted all ways EXCEPT • sharing needles • unprotected intercourse • kissing • infected mother to unborn baby

  4. Antibiotics are used to treat • viral infections • bacterial infections • protozoa infections • fungal infections

  5. Treatment for cancer includes all EXCEPT • chemotherapy • angioplasty • radiation • surgery

  6. This word means passing an infection from one person to another. • transmission • abstinence • symptom • pathogen

  7. HIV is a • bacteria • fungus • protozoa • virus

  8. This word means a sign of an illness. It is how the illness shows itself. • communicable • infection • symptom • pathogen

  9. HIV can be transmitted • only when someone has AIDS. • only when someone has symptoms. • by an HIV positive person showing no symptoms. • by mosquitos.

  10. Which STI can be treated with antibiotics? • Gonorrhea • Herpes • HPV • Hepatitis B

  11. Eating a healthy diet will do all EXCEPT • lower the risk of diabetes • strengthen the immune system • prevent skin cancer • lower the risk of a heart attack

  12. All of the following behaviors protect against HIV transmission EXCEPT • avoiding IV drug use • sharing needles • practicing abstinence • avoiding contact with blood

  13. A vector is a • virus • prescription drug • insect that transmits infections • fungus

  14. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) can lead to all EXCEPT • ectopic pregnancy • cancer • infertility • death

  15. Screening is another word for • a germ • a diagnosis • a disease • a test

  16. The best way to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease is to • use over-the-counter medicine to relieve stress • limit time with friends • begin an exercise program • eat more fast food

  17. HIV attacks the • reproductive organs • heart • immune system • cancer cells

  18. The most common cancer in the U.S. is • skin cancer • lung cancer • breast cancer • colon cancer

  19. When thinking about health, people have the most control over • environment • heredity • lifestyle choices • medical care

  20. To prevent the spread of communicable diseases, do all EXCEPT • practice abstinence • cook food thoroughly • get vaccinated • stay out of the sun

  21. The most effective way to avoid getting STIs is • abstain from intimate sexual contact • choose partners who promise they are disease free • use male or female condoms • research STIs on health internet websites

  22. ABCD can help someone know if a mole is cancerous. ABCD stands for • Abnormal, Bumpy, Contusions, Discharge • Appearance, Border, Color, Diameter • Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter • Acne, Bumpy, Carcinogen, Discharge

  23. Both herpes and genital warts • are treated with antibiotics • are transmitted by skin-to-skin contact • lead to cancer • can cause PID

  24. The vaccine Guardisil can prevent this STI: • syphilis • gonhorrea • bacterial vaginosis • HPV (genital warts)

  25. The most effective way to prevent the spread of communicable diseases is to • get all vaccinations • stay indoors • visit a doctor monthly • wash hands regularly