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adj. safer, safest
a. Free from danger or injury; undamaged or unhurt: He returned from the voyage safe and sound.
b. Not exposed to the threat of danger or harm: The children were safe at home all through the storm.
c. Usable in specified conditions without being damaged. Often used in combination: a microwave safe container.
2. Affording protection: a safe place.

safe′ly adv.
safe′ness n.


Vox populi Any activity, or element–instrument in the environment for which the risks of its use and disposal are considered acceptable


Cardiology A clinical trial–Safety After Fifty Evaluation


(sāf′tē) [ME. saufte, safety, health]
1. A practice that ensures protection from harm or injury.
2. The condition of being protected.
3. A device that prevents the unintended discharge of a firearm.
safe (sāf), adjective


Acronyn for surgery, antibiotics, facial cleanliness and environmental change. This complex of measures is a strategy for the control of TRACOMA and has been shown to be effective in endemic areas.

Patient discussion about safe

Q. What is the safe amount of alcohol? I like alcohol, but I don’t want to end up an alcoholic. Or even have the problems that come with it (liver problems etc….)

A. the best method is not too drink at all,and you wont have any problems to worry about.

Q. Is Nytol Effective and Safe? I have been under excessive stress for the past few days mainly because of my new office. I find the working conditions quite hostile mainly because I have a social anxiety disorder. I do have an individual cabin where I am isolated from others, but it is the break hours that I dread when people get together. I feel completely out of place and often times the butt of all jokes. These thoughts keep hovering in my mind all the time. I am not able to sleep and my mind keeps churning out negative thoughts all night long. Because of this my productivity at work has reduced a lot. Is there any way I can stop my mind from thinking when I go to bed? My friend recommended <a href="">nytol</a> but I am not sure if this would be effective. Please advice..

Q. If an alcoholic consumes zinc, will he be safe? Hi! While reading through the medical journal, I came to know that if an alcoholic consumes zinc, will he be safe?

A. Approximately 30%–50% of alcoholics have low zinc status because ethanol consumption decreases intestinal absorption of zinc and increases urinary zinc -


zinc is a necessary mineral you need for the immune system, brain function and other systems of the body.

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We know better than anyone that there is still work to be done, however the region's transport network is getting safer and the vast majority of passengers experience a safe and reliable jou r ney.
Fighting illegal content and harmful contact and conduct online: the Safer Internet Programme seeks to reduce the amount of illegal content trafficked online and to deal adequately with harmful contact and conduct, with a particular focus on online distribution of child sexual abuse material, grooming and bullying.
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The fashion show was a great success and we are thrilled that it will allow Safer Families Gateshead to continue to perform its vital work.
But as the area turns over, some residents are feeling more relaxed on the streets and feel safer to walk on them.
The primary emphasis has been and continues to be that a cast-in-place reinforced concrete-framed office building provides a safer, stronger structure, Gerosa says.
With HANS devices and safer seat belts protecting today's drivers, scientists have seen serious NASCAR injuries virtually eliminated.
Thomas McClennon, 75, retired, North Shields: If I had to go into town on an evening I think I'd feel safer now.
SAFER Systems focused on refinement of their patented Advanced Back Calculation (ABC) module, which provides Estimation of toxic Substance Release routines.
Websites wishing to display the Safer Shopping Approved seal must undergo an inspection that checks various aspects of their stores including credit card security, contact methods, and their policy on the return of goods.
A man named Ezel, a volunteer with Minority AIDS Project who declines to give his last name, is staffing a table in a corner of the bar, offering free condoms and information on STDs to help educate patrons about safer sex.
Are schools any safer now than they were before the Columbine tragedy?