Weekly Health Quiz: Alan Alda, Fat Pets and Chinese Medicine 

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Weekly Health Quiz: Alan Alda, Fat Pets and Chinese Medicine 

Think you know everything when it comes to health news? Take this quiz to find out

1 of 7

About 56 percent of American dogs are overweight, compared to what percentage of cats?

30 percent

40 percent

50 percent

60 percent

2 of 7

Just two weeks of inactivity led to this worrisome metabolic change:

Higher blood sugar levels

Lower insulin sensivity

Unhealthy cholesterol profiles

All of the above

3 of 7

Alan Alda announced he had this illness, which he diagnosed early after reading an article by Jane Brody that noted that acting out your dreams is an early warning sign:

Alzheimer’s disease

Parkinson’s disease

Huntington’s chorea

Bipolar disorder

4 of 7

Nearly 3 percent of teenagers have serious eating disorders, and many more have disordered eating. Consequences can include:

Low bone density

Increased risk of cancer

Poor school performance

All of the above

5 of 7

Flip-flops can protect against tinea pideas, more commonly known as:

Bunions

Hammertoe

Athlete’s foot

Plantar warts

6 of 7

This animal is often eaten in a dried or powdered form as a traditional Chinese remedy, but eaten raw it can cause a parasitic brain infection:

Seahorse

Scorpion

Centipede

Blister beetle

7 of 7

In men, fertility begins to decline at around age 45. In women, fertility starts to decline around age:

30

35

40

45

Read on: Weekly Health Quiz: Alan Alda, Fat Pets and Chinese Medicine – The New York Times

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