Health Flashcards

No matter what you do, you should never think something is more important than your health. A lot of things in life are can be easily repaired, but when it comes to health, things are not that easy. In order to help you gain a better understanding of this subject and everything concerned with it, we thought of introducing our own health flashcards, with all kinds of questions regarding different aspects.

Look at these samples, if you want to see what we mean. Instead of a policy, those covered by Group Insurance receive what? What is the Grace Period when premium is paid monthly? Notice of Claim must be provided within a period of how many days? See all of the other questions in our health trivia.

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Health Flashcards


  • Side A: addiction
    Side B: The state of physical or psychological dependence on a substance that develops when that substance is used over a period of time.

  • Side A: alcoholism
    Side B: The state of physical addiction to alcohol that manifests through such symptoms as stereotyped drinking, drinking to maintain blood alcohol at a particular level, increasing frequency and severity of withdrawal, drinking early in the day and in the middle of the night, a sense of loss of control over drinking, or a subjective craving for alcohol.

  • Side A: behavioural inoculation  
    Side B: A concept, developed for smoking interventions and similar in rationale to inoculation against disease, that suggests that exposure to a weak version of a persuasive message may help to develop counterarguments against that message so that a stronger form of that message can be successfully resisted.

  • Side A: Waterway
    Side B: A body of water in which vessels travel.

  • Side A: Vessel
    Side B: A water vehicle.

  • Side A: Boat
    Side B: A water vehicle less then 100' in length.

  • Side A: Mortality: the number of deaths caused by a disease or illness
    Side B: Morbidity: the rate at which a particular disease or illness occurs

  • Side A: life expectancy: how long someone is expected to live, the number of years of life remaining to a person at a particular age if death rates do not change
    Side B: trends: a frequant occurance usually moving upwards or downwards

  • Side A: incidence: the number of new cases of a particular codtion
    Side B: prevalence: the number of old and new cases of disease or illness

  • Side A: Immune reaction (antigen-antivody reaction)  
    Side B: one way in which the immune system destroys pathogens that have entered the body.

  • Side A: Antigen
    Side B: any substance that the body regards as being foreign. Ex. viruses, bacteria, toxins & transplanted tissue.  

  • Side A: Antibody
    Side B: a disease-fighting protein created bythe immune system in responseto the presence of a specific antigen.