Course Overview

The Here's to Your Health DSST exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an undergraduate introductory course on health and nutrition. InstantCert's course for this subject is a broad overview of all things health-related including what makes up good health, things can have a negative effect on your health, and ways to improve your health through fitness and nutrition.

Topics Covered in This Course

Health, Wellness, and Mind/Body Connection

Responsible health, wellness, and lifestyles
Mental health defined
Psychological disorders
Stress management and coping mechanisms
Addictive behaviors

Human Development and Relationships

Reproduction
Sexuality
Intimate relationships
Healthy aging
Death and bereavement

Substance Use and Abuse

Alcohol
Tobacco
Other drugs
Substance-use behaviors

Fitness and Nutrition

Components of physical fitness
Good nutrition and its effects

Risk Factors, Disease, and Disease Prevention

Infectious diseases, including sexually transmitted diseases
The cardiovascular system
Types of cancer
Immune disorders
Diabetes, arthritis, and genetic-related disorders
Common neurological disorders

Safety, Consumer Awareness, and Environmental Concerns

Intentional injuries and violence
Consumer awareness
Environmental concerns

Customer Test Results for the Here's to Your Health Dantes

1096 users submitted test results since January, 2009
1049 of those users reported a passing score (96%)


The following are a sample of the test results submitted by members who’ve taken the Here's to Your Health DSST exam after using InstantCert’s study program. These are unfiltered, unedited results and this list is automatically updated to show the ten most recent results:

August 22, 2014 User  passed with a score of 453 out of 500
August 21, 2014 User  passed with a score of 461 out of 500
August 20, 2014 User  passed with a score of 440 out of 500
August 18, 2014 User  passed with a score of 437 out of 500
August 15, 2014 User  passed with a score of 450 out of 500
August 15, 2014 User  passed with a score of 440 out of 500
August 11, 2014 User  passed with a score of 453 out of 500
August 10, 2014 User  failed with a score of 3 out of 80
August 6, 2014 User  passed with a score of 450 out of 500
July 29, 2014 User  passed with a score of 460 out of 500

Free Sample Questions For The Here's to Your Health DSST

Get a taste of the InstantCert study experience with five actual flashcards pulled from our database. Remember, you're not expected to know anything about the subject beforehand. Just read the question, think about what the answer might be (typing it is optional), and then click "Continue" when you're ready to see the answer and explanation.

Question 1 of 5

_______ _____________ is the measure of the average number of years that a group of people may expect to live.


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Related Exams with Overlapping Subject Matter

The Here's to Your Health DSST exam does not have a significant amount of overlap with any of the other CLEP or DSST exams.