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Thompson

 [tomp´son]
Julia (1907–1972). First full-time Washington lobbyist for the American Nurses' Association. As a lobbyist, she was concerned with the improvement of education, working conditions, and economic and professional status in nursing. She also worked to improve Social Security benefits and for the passage of the Medicare program.

Thomp·son

(tomp'sŏn),
Henry, English surgeon, 1820-1904. See: Thompson test.

Thompson,

n.pr chiropractic technique in which the thrusts are applied primarily to the pelvis to adjust dysfunction. Often the complaints are related to discrepancies in the length of the patient's legs.
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Daley Thompson, a PruHealth Vitality Ambassador said: "It's a well-documented fact that overall levels of physical fitness do not tend to improve and people are not generally motivated by seeing amazing athletic accomplishments at the Games.
VISIT: Daley Thompson, above left, Sharron Davies and Jonathan Edwards.
BIRTHDAYS: Sir Clive Sinclair, inventor, 72; Arnold Schwarzenegger (pictured), actor and former governor of California, 65; Harriet Harman, MP, 62; Daley Thompson, former athlete, 54.
Coe also insisted that, despite a report last week, he is not pushing the claims of his best friend Daley Thompson over Sir Steve Redgrave.
Coe also insisted that despite a report last week he is not pushing the claims of best friend Daley Thompson over Sir Steve Redgrave.
Coe also insisted he is not pushing the claims of his best friend Daley Thompson over Sir Steve Redgrave.
Daley Thompson, often considered the world's greatest decathlete, runs Redgrave close.
bar] N THE build up to the 1988 Olympic Games one of Britain's greatest ever athletes, decathlon star Daley Thompson, was batting off pounds 4,000 appearance fees because he was "over-committed.
Where is the next Daley Thompson going to come from?
To be recognised by the likes of legends such as Sir Ian Botham, Sir Bobby Charlton, Lord Coe, Daley Thompson, Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, Mark Spitz and Dawn Fraser is incredible.
1958 Daley Thompson, the British decathlete, was born.
09/08/1984: British decathlete Daley Thompson set a world record of 8,847 points to retain his Olympic title in Los Angeles.