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Drug slang A regional street term for a personal supply of drugs
Lab medicine See Delta check
Sports medicine See Body check
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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


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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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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In addition to its new compatibility with QuickBooks online version, this check printing software also includes many more features that make check printing easier, faster and less costly for small businesses:
In the U.S., one result of the September 11th event was that Congress, in 2003, passed legislation known as Check 21 (Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act) that permitted a printed copy of the digital image of a check (a "substitute check") to have the same legal force as the original item.
If a taxpayer receives a substitute check that is not legally the same as the original check and suffers a loss related to the substitute check, the Check 21 Act provides the taxpayer with a special procedure that can be used for restitution (Check 21 Act, [section]6(a)).
While the option to use a substitute check, although costly, is useful in many situations, it has also become a catalyst for the transformation of our paper-based check clearing system to an all-electronic system.
The investigation presented at the beginning of this article determined that many municipalities broadly interpret public information or open-government requests to include providing stale-dated check data.
The BIG-IP product complements Check Point VPN-1 Pro deployments by increasing uptime, performance and scalability, thereby enhancing security.
To help educate customers, and to help train bank staff, the financial services industry associations have come together and developed this Resource Document that contains an overview of Check 21: common terms with definitions, examples of substitute checks, where substitute checks will be found and a list of industry resources.
A new federal initiative, the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act, promises to greatly accelerate this migration.