NYSTCE Health Education Exam Prep

Category - Healthy Enviornment

Which of these diseases is not considered to be a chronic disease?
  1. Heart disease
  2. Cancer
  3. Diabetes
  4. Pneumonia
Explanation

Answer: D - Pneumonia is not considered to be a chronic disease. A chronic disease is one which lasts for a long period of time. Chronic diseases account for roughly 70% of all deaths in the United States.

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