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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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Discussions are also under way with other governments to form a consortium that would collaboratively manage the Checkbook NYC source code and share costs associated with future enhancements.
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As a replacement for cash and checks, check cards allow consumers to pay as they go -- eliminating the need to use available cash in their wallets, or having to carry cumbersome checkbooks around.
According to Lafitte, the solution is capable of producing up to 25 customer check orders per hour and will enable the bank to provide quality customers' checkbooks at prices two-thirds or less of what they currently pay.
These miniature versions are as compact as a normal checkbook, create the records necessary to completely itemize deductions, and do so without the necessity of filling out anything other than the original check.
The MICRPro(R) Automated Check Production Total Solution comes in two versions, differentiated by their capacities: the MICRPro(R) 800 generates up to 25 checkbook orders per hour and the MICRPro(R) 1600 generates up to 50 orders per hour.
The CarBargains service was launched in March of this year as a service to Consumers' CHECKBOOK magazine subscribers in the San Francisco and Washington areas and later expanded to the general public in those areas.
These ratings are based on analysis of detailed federal government records, previously not made publicly available, that Consumers' Checkbook was finally able to obtain from the government after years of pushing and suing the government for release.
Customer can use ATM to issue checkbook, rather than being confined to the staff working in the bank branches.
BOSTON - The state's checkbook, including payments to contractors, vendors, employees and retirees, went online yesterday for public viewing as part of a $1.
Yes, it may cost as much as $600,000 to set up a website on which all the state's expenditures are listed in what is being called an "open checkbook.
Without SDF participation in antiterrorism activities related to Afghanistan, the government will inevitably face criticism that the country has once again resorted to the so-called checkbook diplomacy approach, in which it provides economic aid and investment but no security personnel.