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The Royal Free Hospital. A large NHS teaching hospital in Hampstead, near central London, which houses part of the UCL medical school and belongs to the Royal Free Hampstead Trust.

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1. Devoid of, as in cell-free, gluten-free, or sugar-free.
2. Natural, wild, or unrestrained, as in freerange or freespirit.
3. Available at no cost; gratis.
4. Unbound by proteins in the plasma, and therefore biologically active.


not tied; unconfined.

free bullet humane killer
see humane killer.
free electricity
the presence of uncontrolled electrical current in solid materials at low amperages and voltages, usually due to faulty wiring and poor earthing (grounding) of the electrical power system. It causes restlessness, and failure of letdown of milk. In some cases when the circumstances are suitable there may be stunning of animals and rarely fatal electrocution.
free fatty acids
most fatty acids in the body are combined with alcohols in the form of triglycerides. Free fatty acids are produced during digestion and metabolism but most of them in the circulation are combined with protein during this phase.
free fluid
fluid in the body, other than in the alimentary or urinary tracts, which is not part of tissue fluid but free in a body cavity or as a discrete mass in an organ.
free gas bloat
see ruminal tympany.
free hormone hypothesis
the unbound fraction of hormone is the indicator of what is available to tissues, available for metabolism and excretion. See also free thyroxine.
free return
a return of service for a mare to the same stallion in the next season if she does not produce a live foal.
free stall housing
cow accommodation in which there are enough stalls for each cow to have one but the cows are not tied in; they are free to lie down in a cubicle or to feed or to seek other cows coming on heat.
free T4 index
see free thyroxine.
free water clearance
the capacity to excrete urine of lower osmolality than plasma, thus avoiding depletion of salt reserves.

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A. Call the help desk or receptionist of your local or nearest hospital or medical clinic.

You could go to an AA meeting in your local community. A lot of people there are depressed. That's what those meetings do for people, they are a support group.

You could also start one and put a community notice in your local paper.

Get together with others you trust and talk.

Call home and talk.

Find a friend and talk.

I pray. God listens.

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Drawing on the "public choice" literature of government failure, Bliagwati contends that in the real world protectionist measures almost never follow the "benign" models suggested by neoclassical critics of free trade.
Regarding CAMI, GM's joint venture with Suzuki in Ingersoll, Ontario, which builds small cars and sport utility vehicles including the Geo Metro and Tracker, Stempel said that a proposed North American Free Trade Agreement "must take those existing investments -- ours and Suzuki's -- into account.
Macedonia is a signatory of three multilateral Free Trade Agreements: SAA (Stabilization and Association Agreement) with the EU member-states; EFTA (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) and CEFTA (Macedonia, Albania, Moldova, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo).
Located in the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, the new sub-branch will provide extensive Renminbi and foreign currency banking services to the enterprises and individuals in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
Taiwan International Ports Corporation pointed out that 29 enterprises operate in the Taichung Harbor Free Trade Zone, with Chenergy Global Corporation and Pan Overseas Corporation together contributing over 80% to the zone's cargo volume and trade value among others.
Congress also voted to approve a free trade agreement with Panama, making
Caglayan pointed out that Justice & Development (AK) Party government signed free trade agreements with 16 countries, 14 of which entered into force while the remaining 2 agreements with Chile and Jordan was waiting for approval at the parliament.
and approval of pending free trade agreements will add additional value to American hogs.
On his way to attend the 18th annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Vietnam, President Bush acknowledged in Singapore on November 16: "Recently, some APEC members have advanced the idea of a free trade agreement for the entire APEC region.
The only powerful political force in favor of free trade is "big business" which insists on operating behind the scenes.
European trade politicians keen on "shaping globalization" (alias protecting unskilled European workers against global competition) are digging out an old idea: the establishment of a Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Area (TAFTA).
Trade Agreements Thresholds and Morocco Free Trade Agreement (DFARS Case 2005-D017)