Directions: Choose the best word to complete each sentence or question. Your options are in the box below:

 ailing     bleed     check     disease     emergency     fatigue     germs     health   immune   juvenile     knuckles   lethal   medicine  nurse   oral  


1. Your body’s __________ system is what helps prevent you from getting sick.

2. Most people keep __________ in a cabinet that is out of the reach of children.

3. A dentist is a doctor who specializes in __________ health care.

4. Tony can really hurt someone with one punch because his __________ are as hard as rocks.

5. Doctors always wash their hands with soap in order to kill any _________ that might be present.

6. When Sarah was in the hospital, there was always a __________ available 24 hours.

7. A doctor who specializes in pediatric care will only see __________ patients.

8. A regular nose __________ might be a symptom of a really serious health condition.

9. Lorena is going back to her home country to take care of an __________ relative.

10. The HIV virus can cause a __________ known as AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).

11. A person who takes too much medicine overdoses. An overdose is sometimes __________.

12. ___________ is a condition that prevents people from doing what they want to do because they always feel tired.

13. A doctor uses a stethoscope to __________ the sounds made by the beating of your heart.

14. In case of an __________, it’s a good idea to keep a first-aid kit nearby.

15. You are responsible for maintaining and monitoring your own ___________.


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