David W. Weisgerber, M.D., P.A.

Internal Medicine

307 10th Avenue N.E.

Hickory, N.C.  28601

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Complete all Questions then Check Answers on Answer Page

            1.    The Black Plague is associated with which of the following:

a.  rats

b.  bats

c.  dogs

d.  pigeons

             2.    You can lower your cholesterol by:

a.  eating garlic

b.  exercising

c.  decreasing stress

d.  lowering your blood pressure

            3.     Aspirin decreases the chance for heart attacks by:

 a.  inhibiting clotting factors

b.  blocking a function of platelets

c.  decreasing the heart's need for oxygen

d.  making more heart muscle

            4.    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) can be caused by:

a.  alcoholic beverages

b.  caffeine

c.  decongestant nasal sprays

d.  weight loss herbal remedies

            5.    West Nile Virus is associated with the bite of a:

a.  tick

b.  fly

c.  mosquito

d.  spider


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