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False
liquor contains isopropyl alcohol
cholesterol
is not a pathogen
True
overdoses of barbiturates cause effects similar to severe intoxication
disease means
not at ease
True
large amounts of alcohol in the liver causes damage in the form of scar tissue
a general anesthetic
this is required for major surgery
protozoa
single-cell microbes that can grow only where there is enough water for them
a human carrier
a person who carries microbes for a disease without feeling ill
stay calm
the first you do in an emergency
Down Syndrome
an inherited disease
False
cigarette smoke contains carbon dioxide
atherosclerosis
what you may develop when fat builds up on the inner walls of blood vessels
True
Syphilis can cause paralysis, blindness, and even death
toxoid
A vaccine that helps your body develop immunity to a toxin
quacks
people who pretend to be health professionals
98.6
normal body temperature for most people
True
protozoa live in water, wet soil, and in people and animals
diabetes
not a respiratory disease
nitrogen oxide
a gas that is red-brown in color with a pungent odor
antibiotic
this is not an OTC medicine
False
heroin is produced from mescaline
the expiration date
not found on a prescription
mainstream smoke
smoke inhaled by a smoker
intravenous
the method of taking medicine that acts the fastest
phosphates
a soluable waste
False
fields that are kept planted half the year help reduce soil erosion
blood alcohol concentration
BAC stands for
fermentation
the chemical process that changes sugar into ethanol
airway, breathing, circulation
the ABC in first aid stands for
true
ashes from incinerators can be used as fertilizer
False
if a person is choking, first try slapping him or her on the back
solvents
the most common kinds of inhalents
False
People cannot get rabies
psilocybin
a natural hallucinogen that comes from a certain mushroom
False
Withdrawal can occur with emotional dependence
detoxification
the process used to clear a person's body of drugs
True
Self-medication can hide the symptoms of a serious problem that needs other treatment
opium
the drug obtained from the unripe seeds of a poppy plant
abdominal thrust
the first-aid procedure that is used to stop choking
Al-Anon
a program to help the families and friends of alcoholics
true
alcoholism is affented by both heredity and environment
nicotine
the stimulant found in tobacco
False
smog is formed from hydrocarbons and ozone
medicine misuse
using leftover prescription medicine is a form of
False
RX stands for daily
depressants
the kind of drug that slows down the functioning of the nervous system
proof
the amount of ethanol in liquor is expressed as
in the circulatory system
how alcohol moves through the body
particulates
small bits of solid and liquid matter floating in the air
THC
the active chemical in cannabis
True
Intramuscular means "injected into the muscle"
depressant
the drug ethanol is classified in this category
true
hydrocarbons can cause lung disease
methadone
which of the following is not a hallucinogen
true
chemical fertilizers can cause water pollution
high blood pressure
not a symptom of a hangover
sanitary landfill
the location where solid waste is burned in a pit lined with clay on all sides
smokeless tobacco
tobacco that is chewed, held in the mouth, or sniffed
False
Penicillin is an analgesic
carbon monoxide
a poisonous gas that combines with red blood cells
second degree burn
a burn that causes the skin to blister