Major Health Problems in the United States


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Identify the definition of malignant neoplasia.

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1. Which of the following health problem is NOT associated with being obese?


Over the last 3 months John's weight has increased from 60Kg to 100Kg. He is now suffering severe pains and inflammation of the joints.

John is most likely to be suffering from _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz are vocabulary-focused. You'll either be given a health-related term and need to choose its definition from a list of choices, or you'll be given a definition and need to pick its matching term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of the following vocabulary words:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Obesity
  • Malignant neoplasia
  • Arthritis
  • Coronary artery disease

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of obesity and its connection to illnesses like arthritis
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define common illnesses, such as malignant neoplasia and diabetes
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast illnesses that are caused by obesity to those that are not
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of specific illnesses

Additional Learning

Keep studying the accompanying lesson, Major Health Problems in the United States, to understand more about health risks. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the stereotypes associated with Americans and their health
  • Identify the major health problems in the U.S.
  • Review HIV/AIDS
  • Know which problems are connected to obesity and which aren't