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1. Which of the following processes is not a cardinal sign of inflammation?
 
 
 
 

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2. When a mast cell reacts to an irritation, which of the following chemicals does it release
 
 
 
 

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3. Atrophy refers to ________.
 
 
 
 

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4. Individuals can slow the rate of aging by modifying all of these lifestyle aspects except for ________.
 
 
 
 

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5. Critical Thinking: Why is it important to watch for increased redness, swelling and pain after a cut or abrasion has been cleaned and bandaged?

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6. Critical Thinking: Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that inhibits the formation of blood clots and is taken regularly by individuals with a heart condition. Steroids such as cortisol are used to control some autoimmune diseases and severe arthritis by down-regulating the inflammatory response. After reading the role of inflammation in the body’s response to infection, can you predict an undesirable consequence of taking anti-inflammatory drugs on a regular basis?

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7. Critical Thinking: As an individual ages, a constellation of symptoms begins the decline to the point where an individual’s functioning is compromised. Identify and discuss two factors that have a role in factors leading to the compromised situation.

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8. Critical Thinking: Discuss changes that occur in cells as a person ages.

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