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Black

(blak),
Greene V., U.S. dentist, 1836-1915. See: Black classification.

black

Medspeak-UK
A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has Black ethnic lineage, which includes, but is not limited to, British Blacks, regardless of where they were raised or educated.

Medspeak-US
A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. It includes people who indicate their race as "Black, African American, or Negro," or provide written entries such as Afro American, Kenyan, Nigerian or Haitian.

politically correct

Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but rather mentally challenged; a person is not obese but rather has an eating disorder, etc
Politically correct-a microglossary
Former term PC term
American Indian Native American
Black African American
Demented Disoriented, severely confused
Handicapped Disadvantaged
Homophobic Heterosexually biased
Housebound Domestic
(American) Indian  Native American
Mentally retarded Mentally disabled or challenged
Obese Large, ample, right-sized
Oriental  Asian
Physically handicapped Physically disadvantaged
Poorly educated Educationally disadvantaged
Racist Culturally insensitive
Stupid Educationally challenged
Politically correct ad absurdum–a microglossary
PCAA term Translation
Colorful Flaky, fruity
Detail oriented  Anal-retentive or, if extreme, obsessive compulsive
Eccentric  Nuts, weird
Enthusiastic & hopeful  Insufferably arrogant
Follicly challenged  Bald
Knowledge deficient Ignorant
Obtunded Stupid
Sexual arts specialist  Prostitute, hooker
Sexual arts aficionado  Slut, sleaze
Vertically challenged Short
Vertically enhanced  Tall
Visually challenged Myopic  

black 

A visual sensation having no colour and being of extremely low luminosity.

Patient discussion about black

Q. Why would your poop be black?

A. If it is black or black and tar like, it could mean a gastro bleed.

Q. My nails are black- is it dangerous? Hi, I was diagnosed with colon cancer and now I receive chemotherapy. This morning I found that my nails are brown and blue, and other nails have white lines on them. Is that dangerous? Should go and see a doctor?

A. The chemo can cause several changes in your nail, e.g. make them brittle etc. You can find some more info at : http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/hair_skin_nails/nails.jsp

Q. Has anyone tried black cohosh for the later years in life?

A. my mother in law took it, she said it was very helpful but it could be a placebo effect... here is some info about black cohosh from a very relay able site

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Being in teaching for more than one decade, I personally found the traditional blackboard teaching method provides strong student-teacher interaction, more conceptual, operator based and very disciplined, it gives better student-teacher interaction and contains natural pauses (e.g.
A cost-saving initiative and use of Blackboard Collaborate that is also discussed in the various examples of how institutions utilize the tool is to offer professional development through it to faculty and staff.
Nii defines a Blackboard System (BBS) consisting of three main components (nii, 1986) shown in figure 4.
The course is embedded with numerous reflective activities, which were also recognized as exemplary practice by the Blackboard ECP reviewers.
SeU officials found Blackboard Learn to be the best suited LMS to support the institution's long-term goals and support a diverse set of learners.
Format: Blackboard Learn 9.1 is a multimedia, web-based service that has components on servers and individual desktops.
Moodle has released its newest version, Moodle 2.0, and Blackboard released its newest version, Blackboard 9.1, with many upgrades to both platforms.
The conflation of the commuter campus environment (where students come and go to campus around home and work exigencies) and the HSI environment (where students feel the inexorable pull of familia) creates an educational landscape that pragmatically and pedagogically embraces Blackboard as a thirdspace for teaching and learning, allowing students to triangulate the spaces of family, work, and education.
The rating reduction and "negative" watch follow disclosure that Blackboard had inked a USD1.64bn (EUR1.14bn) all-cash deal to be acquired by affiliates of Providence Equity Partners.
The Blackboard system was tested this winter when severe storms gripped much of the nation.
In an effort to enable learning beyond the classroom, Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is implementing a mobile education solution powered by Etisalat in collaboration with Blackboard Inc.
Summary: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is implementing a mobile education solution powered by Etisalat in collaboration with Blackboard Inc.