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Drug slang A regional street term for a personal supply of drugs
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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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After all, the stale-dated check list contains all of the required data needed to request a replacement check.
Bottom line: Only write checks that you know you have the money to cover.
The reasons check cashers exist in these communities is because banks don't," says Arthi Varma, a policy activist at the California Reinvestment Committee, a consortium of nonprofits that pressures banks to serve low-income communities.
The court ruled that although it is a general rule that a check is not absolute payment until it is paid by the drawee bank, a contract vendee of property cannot use this general rule to withdraw from a contract before her downpayment check is deposited and paid by the bank.
Whether you're at home in the process of cooking dinner, at work on a lunch break, or sitting in the airport on a business trip, you can check on all of your accounts.
At the same time, analyzing the complaints received from other victims - such as department stores, check cashing establishments, and grocery stores - may help law enforcement determine the modus operandi of the fraud artists and assist in developing investigative strategies.
The Consumer Guide to Check 21 and Substitute Checks describes ways that consumers may be affected by the new law and provides information on ways to resolve problems associated with the receipt of substitute checks.