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1

* Valencia went to the _________ to buy medicine for her headache.

a store that sells medicine and medical supplies, and often cosmetics, magazines, greeting cards, and some types of food

drugstore

* Valencia went to the drugstore to buy medicine for her headache.

2

* Desmond needed to buy a few ________, such as shampoo and toothpaste.

a category of products used to clean oneself

toiletry

* Desmond needed to buy a few toiletries, such as shampoo and toothpaste.

3

* Juana got a __________ from her doctor for a stronger pain reliever when the ones she bought at the drugstore didn’t get rid of her back pain.

a type of medication or treatment that one needs a doctor’s permission to get

prescription

* Juana got a prescription from her doctor for a stronger pain reliever when the ones she bought at the drugstore didn’t get rid of her back pain.

4

* Jin likes to go to this _____ restaurant, because no matter where he travels, he can always find a location and order his favorite dishes.

a store, restaurant, or other business with the same name that is available in more than one location

chain

* Jin likes to go to this chain restaurant, because no matter where he travels, he can always find a location and order his favorite dishes.

5

* Carmelo needed ____________ to treat his flu symptoms.

medicine; legal drugs used to treat medical conditions

medication

* Carmelo needed medication to treat his flu symptoms.

6

* Latrice has an ________ to peanuts, causing her throat to become swollen whenever she eats something with peanuts in it.

an unusual and negative response that the body has to a substance that does not usually cause a negative response in most people

allergy

* Latrice has an allergy to peanuts, causing her throat to become swollen whenever she eats something with peanuts in it.

7

* When the pollen count is high, many people start to get ___ _____.

seasonal allergy to plants or flowers; a condition that causes one to have problems with one’s eyes and nose when around certain types of plants or flowers

hay fever

* When the pollen count is high, many people start to get hay fever.

8

* The room was very dusty and anyone who entered it started _________.

to rapidly and unintentionally force air out of the nose or mouth

to sneeze

* The room was very dusty and anyone who entered it started sneezing.

9

* Louisa and Ling had not seen each other in five years, and when they met up again, they talked __ _ _____.

doing something with a lot of energy; doing something with a lot of interest and enjoyment

up a storm

* Louisa and Ling had not seen each other in five years, and when they met up again, they talked up a storm.

10

* Some of Juan’s favorite foods bothered his stomach, so instead of not eating those foods, he took an _______ whenever he had them.

a small tablet or pill used to treat problems caused by stomach acid (a chemical that causes irritation)

antacid

* Some of Juan’s favorite foods bothered his stomach, so instead of not eating those foods, he took an antacid whenever he had them.

11

* Alyssa had a small scratch on her finger, so she put a ____-___on it.

a bandage with a center section of soft material to cover a small cut and two sides that stick to the skin to protect it while it heals

Band-Aid

* Alyssa had a small scratch on her finger, so she put a Band-Aid on it.

12

* When the medicine for Kenneth’s heart condition was gone, he went to the store to get a ______.

a supply of medicine that is given to a patient after the first supply has been used

refill

* When the medicine for Kenneth’s heart condition was gone, he went to the store to get a refill.

13

* The _________ was able to answer Catherine’s questions about the right way to use the medicine she was buying.

someone who is trained to prepare legal drugs used to treat medical conditions and who prepares those drugs for a patient’s use

pharmacist

* The pharmacist was able to answer Catherine’s questions about the right way to use the medicine she was buying.

14

* All of the customer’s questions about the medicine were answered during the __________.

a discussion with a professional to get advice or guidance; a discussion a customers has with a pharmacist on the correct and best use of medicine

consultation

* All of the customer’s questions about the medicine were answered during the consultation.

15

* The insurance company will pay most of the bill, but Terrance still has to pay a __-___ of $10 for each visit with his doctor.

a small amount of money that one pays for medical services when another part of the payment is paid by an insurance company (a company that pays for health and medical expenses)

co-pay

* The insurance company will pay most of the bill, but Terrance still has to pay a co-pay of $10 for each visit with his doctor.

16

* Debi felt very lucky to be a member of an ___when she had to have surgery, because the ___paid for most of her medical bills.

Health Maintenance Organization; personal health insurance; a business that pays part of the cost or the full cost for certain medical bills of its customers, in exchange for a monthly or yearly fee

HMO

* Debi felt very lucky to be a member of an HMO when she had to have surgery, because the HMO paid for most of her medical bills.

17

* Florencio likes to go out to dinner with friends, but doesn’t like to ____ ___ ____.

to pay a bill or fee; to pay money owed

to foot the bill

* Florencio likes to go out to dinner with friends, but doesn’t like to foot the bill.