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Vox populi An evaluation to verify something


Lab medicine See Delta check Sports medicine See Body check Vox populi An evaluation to verify something.


1. To stop or obstruct.
2. To examine or test.
3. The act or result of checking.
[O.Fr. eschec, to checkmate, fr. Persian shāh, king]


[O.Fr. eschec]
1. To slow down or arrest the course of a condition.
2. To verify.

Patient discussion about check

Q. What should I get checked for after a year of alcoholism? I'm a little worried about what damage I might have caused during my little drinking escapade and would like to know what I should get checked out. I had a bit of abdominal pain in my stomach area sometimes after drinking so I am concerned mostly what might have caused that. Any info is appreciated. Thanks.

A. Thanks to all.
I appreciate your help..

Q. breast cancer check- once in how much time? I once heard you can check yourself at home as well so you wont run to the doctor's every time. How to do it? and every how many months is it recommended to be checked by the doctor??

A. Breast self-examination wasn't proved to benefit women in preventing breast cancer, mainly because difficulties in performing the examination, so there's no clear recommendation to perform self examination regularly.

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Q. What can I do to check on his behavior and make him regular… my 7 year son is seen with ADHD. I am not able to control on his high urges and irregularity and confusion which comes with this ADHD. What can I do to check on his behavior and make him regular…I know if I start now probably he will be better in coming years….

A. Very well……… need to make some strategies for your child. Like create a daily routine for your child. Place your child`s belongings at the same place daily and at same time. If your child is doing anything, please keep the thing away which may distract him. Limit the choices from many things to 2 things only if possible. Describe anything in clear and short way. Make goals for your child like for positive behavior and appreciate him when he does. Please scold less or don’t shout on him for his mistakes at all rather make him understand by reducing on his demands or choices. Help your child to find his talents and make him work on them.

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In this interpretation, redeemable claims to money (bank notes or checkable deposits) are warehouse receipts, issued on the basis of money deposited for the purpose of safekeeping.
We now adjust the savings and checkable deposit components for the effects of retail sweep programs and have improved the measures of savings and small-denomination time deposit rates in the Regulation Q era.
This act led to a substantial increase in the use of checkable savings accounts for transactions.
It considers six investment assets, all in nominal per capita units following equation (5): demand deposits (plus travelers checks), other checkable deposits, savings deposits (which include MMDAs), MMMFs, small time deposits, and IRAs (plus Keough accounts).
The principal factor behind recent unanticipated decreases in the M2/base ratio may be the shrinking spread between rates paid on small time and other checkable deposits.
One reason Black, Fama, Hall, and Greenfield and Yeager may have found the concept of money inappropriate is their focus on unusual checkable accounts.
Checkable money market funds, private charge cards, and mortgage-backed securities are but a few examples of products that have become substitutes for traditional bank offerings.
No experience is necessary although applicants need to be 18 or over, and provide a full 10-year checkable school or work history.
The smaller reduction in average rates paid on liabilities relative to the average rate earned on assets last year reflected in part the sluggish adjustment of rates paid on interest-bearing liquid deposits, which includes interest-bearing checkable deposits, savings deposits, and money market deposit accounts.
While the relation between money definition M1 (currency + traveler's checks + demand deposits + other checkable accounts) and the rate of growth of nominal output has deteriorated in recent years, the authors think that M2 (M1 + overnight repurchase agreements + overnight Eurodollar accounts + money market funds + money market deposit accounts + savings deposits + small time deposits), still tracks the economy fairly well.
What did increase dramatically in this period is the holding of other checkable deposits that pay interest.
4 meter terminals in as few as two airline checkable cases, simplifying transportation and set-up, and making it ideal for first-in deployments, remote applications and contingency scenarios.