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Vox populi An evaluation to verify something
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Lab medicine See Delta check Sports medicine See Body check Vox populi An evaluation to verify something.
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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]
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[O.Fr. eschec]
1. To slow down or arrest the course of a condition.
2. To verify.
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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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Gassan Al Daye, head of litigation Middle East with law firm Charles Russell Speechlys, said the order fined people accused of issuing bad cheques for amounts not exceeding Dh200,000 between Dh2,000 and Dh10,000 depending on the cheque value.
Even though the number of cheques in the low denomination (below QR250,000) category comprised 96.9% of total cheques processed, in value terms, it accounted for only 32.4% of the total value.
"I was shocked when they advised that they wouldn't return the cheque as there were sufficient funds in the account to honour both cheques (using overdraft facility that I don't really like using - have in place for exceptional emergencies), irrespective of the fact that one of cheques was dated beginning of July 2019.
By 1st September 2020 only cheques that conform to the new standard shall be allowed in the automated cheque clearing system.
He added: "There are two types of cheques, namely ordinary and certified.
The defendant said the cheques were supposed to be a "guarantee" for a partnership between her and the plaintiff.- Alamy Image
Ashraf's former firm is among 15 recipients of cheques totalling over RM10.77 million issued under two AmIslamic Bank accounts that were registered under Najib's name, based on court documents produced in court previously.
The new approach will see individual cheques allocated a random number that can then be read electronically during an automated validation process.
Amjad Majeed Aulakh handed over cheques amounting to Rs 82.95 million to representative of chief secretary Punjab, official from Lahore Development Authority received Rs7.64 million cheque, Gujranwala Irrigation Employees Cooperative Housing Society Rs 3 million cheque, Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) Rs 20.104 million cheque, National Fertilizers Marketing Limited Rs 16.48 million cheque, collector preventive Lahore Rs14.63 million, National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) Rs 9.58 million, Bank Al-Falah Private Limited Rs 2.87 million and cheque worth Rs 584 million handed over to an official from National Bank of Pakistan (NBP).
AED 33.9 billion, was registered in bounced cheques, accounting for 4.5 per cent of the total value of cheques during the monitored period, and around 4.2 per cent of the total number of cheques registered by the system through its images during the first six months of the year.