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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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However, any initiative to change the approach towards cheques in the UAE would need to be phased in gradually to enable businesses and the market to adapt applicable practices.
A study by Age UK last year called revealed 73% of people over 65 still frequently use cheques.
Seamus Mac Aindreasa, a development worker at the Irish language group Pobal, said people with such cheques are relying on the "goodwill" of business because they have no legal obligation to accept them.
With the CTS, banks will send only the digital image of cheques to the Port-Louis Automated Clearing House (PLACH), located at the Bank of Mauritius, for clearing.
survey found paying tradesmen or suppliers is the most commonly cited usage for cheques (two out of five).
The Treasury Select Committee said it was reopening its inquiry into the future of cheques as a result of continuing public concern over plans to abolish them by 2018.
Mr Briggs, senior partner at the Birmingham office of Haines Watts, said that with the Guarantee Card Scheme in terminal decline for the past three years, it would not be too long before cheques themselves followed.
Authorities have warned that counterfeit cheques are increasing in the US.
com/chequesmanagement and allows to freely manage up to five incoming cheques and up to five outgoing cheques.
3 billion cheques written during 2009 were guaranteed, and by the end of 2010 less than three-quarters of debit cards also acted as guarantee cards.
There was a report recently that the use of cheques had again fallen.
With an aim on comprehensive management function, which includes cheque printing, and to avoid preventable mismanagement of cheques this software is designed.