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Rush

 [rush]
Benjamin (1745–1813). American physician, born in Philadelphia, and educated at Princeton and the University of Edinburgh. He helped found the Philadelphia Dispensary in 1786, and was physician to Pennsylvania Hospital, where he introduced clinical instruction. Rush protested against improper treatment of the insane until the legislature made provision for construction of a ward for them at Pennsylvania Hospital. He served as a surgeon in the Continental Army, and with James Pemberton founded the first antislavery society in America. As a member of the Continental Congress, Rush was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and in 1787 he was a member of the Pennsylvania convention that adopted the Federal Constitution.

rush

 [rush]
peristaltic rush; a powerful wave of contractile activity that travels very long distances down the small intestine, caused by intense irritation or unusual distention.

rush

(rush) peristaltic rush; a powerful wave of contractile activity that travels very long distances down the small intestine, caused by intense irritation or unusual distention.

rush

[rush]
1 also called high, a pleasurable feeling experienced by users of recreational drugs following an injection of amphetamine or heroin. An amphetamine rush is described as an abrupt awakening, as distinguished from the drowsy drifting rush of heroin use. See also flash.
2 a strong wave of contractile activity that travels along the small intestine, usually as a result of irritation or distension.

rush

peristaltic rush; a powerful wave of contractile activity that travels very long distances down the small intestine, caused by intense irritation or unusual distention.

Patient discussion about rush

Q. What makes Bipolar so common and known? i mean where all the rush come from?

A. i think that today people are more aware of mental health then the past, giving bipolar sufferers a chance to speak about their problems and not to hide them. this is very good! people are afraid most of the time from the concept of mental illnesses, and the internet gave the tremendous power of information to the general population. and people start to realize that mental illnesses are the same like any other.

Q. Hey ! i am sensitive to light , every time i go out with a short sleeve i get this red rush all over.. what can i do ?

A. You should see a dermatologist or even your personal physician when this happens. Sensitivity to light is common in various medical conditions you should get checked up for.

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Chad Peppars added rushing touchdowns of 2 and 47 yards.
Thomas, who had to sit out last week after committing two unsportsmanlike penalties the previous week, was 8 for 12 for 155 yards with two touchdowns and had a game-high 65 rushing yards.
Quarterback Charles Lansbury produced the majority of the Harvard- Westlake attack, passing for 69 yards and rushing for 25.
Julius Killings had 122 of Cleveland's 364 rushing yards and scored on a 44-yard run.
Malibu controlled the line of scrimmage the entire night, rushing for 386 yards and getting 27 first downs.
Western Christian of Covina's Eric Renteria, who had 141 yards rushing, was held to 35 yards in the second half.
Westside had a balanced offensive attack with 125 yards passing from Dex Lucci and 159 yards rushing.
Obinna finished with 51 yards rushing on five carries and completed 2 of 5 passes for 78 yards.
North Valley's Tru Jarvis and Reginald Prince combined for 69 yards rushing on 19 carries.
Cleveland also did not attempt a pass, rushing for 218 yards on 44 carries.
Jose Enriquez added 62 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Van Nuys (0-6-1) had minus-4 yards rushing on 13 carries.