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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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Drive your inside arm under or over and keep speed rushing.
Snapshot: The Cowboys need to get the defence healthy, while Emmitt Smith has hit the skids with just 50 rushing yards (44 and six) over the last two games.
Rookie RB Fred Taylor has 12 TDs and will be out to impress one of his heroes, Barry Sanders, who needs one more rushing TD for a career total of 100.
Mike Solis added two rushing touchdowns and Devoil Hicks had 107 yards on the ground for San Fernando.
Snapshot: The Chargers lead the league in defence for the first time since 1965 giving up an average of 68 rushing yards.
Calabasas, which was held to minus-14 yards rushing, has lost 25 in a row.
Antelope Valley running back Andre Crenshaw was held in check most of the game, rushing for 68 yards on 20 carries.
Reseda's swarming defense, held Pasadena (8-2) to minus-18 yards rushing and 71 total yards.
Kackert surpassed 2,000 yards rushing this season on a 9-yard carry with 7:05 remaining in the first quarter.