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advances, monies paid before the scheduled time of payment.

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Q. How do they make Flu shots in advance for next season? They says every year Flu viruses are different so we need different updated Flu shots too, But that always makes me wonder how do they make Flu shots in well advance before actual Flu season starts and it's able to prevent people from getting Flu? Anyone know?

A. Good question ? , every year or so the influenza virus take a “drift”. That means he is changed a bit. So they go to the other side of the planet (where it’s winter when we have summer) and take 30 most common influenza viruses and make vaccines.

Q. is alternative treatment useful as the medical advanced one?

A. Alternative medicine is exactly what it is- alternative. Unlike conventional medicine, it is not based on research and evidence, but on trial and error. You can consult specialists and consume products you feel can be helpful, but you have to make sure they have no known side effects or reaction with other medication you are taking as this is very dangerous.

Q. what tests do i need to do in order to discover cancer on advance to increase the recovery chance?

A. it's complicated. if there are no signs for it- there is a slim chance you'll get any diagnose. there are do many types of cells in the body.

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Sufficient technological advances exist at the present time to maintain and increase our competitiveness as an industry," Warren said.
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In view of the cost of a complete semiconductor product, expense on packaging accounts for 5 to 25 percentage of market price of one semiconductor unit; however, as technology advances, the proportion of packaging cost to the whole cost becomes higher.
Introduced this summer to seasoned casino customers with prime credit ratings and track records of responsible use of cash advances in casinos, Arriva has met with significant demand.
These factors include the small number of transactions that are completed each quarter, the value of individual transactions, the timing of the recognition and the magnitude of unrealized gains and losses, UTEK's dependence on the performance of companies in its portfolio, the possibility that advances in technology could render the technologies it has transferred obsolete, the loss of technology licenses by companies in its portfolio, the degree to which it encounters competition in its markets, the volatility of the stock market and the volatility of the valuations of the companies it has invested in as it relates to its realized and unrealized gains and losses, the concentration of investments in a small number of companies, as well as other general economic conditions.
It really shows that savvy gaming customers know they don't need to be penalized by traditional credit cards' terms for cash advances and are eager to embrace an alternative that treats them better," said Todd Smith, vice president for card services at Global Cash Access, Inc.
Advances in medicine, agriculture, telecommunications and law enforcement are a few examples of innovations arising from the UA and managed by the Office of Technology Transfer.
Employers and Professional Employer Organizations can sign up to offer payroll advances for their employees, replacing employer-sponsored advances or the need to go to a payday loan store.
The market for fraud prevention is growing rapidly as technology advances and counterfeiting processes evolve," said Adrian Burden, CEO of Singular ID.

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