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Lab medicine See Delta check
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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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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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Through the halo effect, the individual is associated with the brand organization or place where the records using Facebook via the check-in, thus increasing its capital social image or reputation.
Building a standing check-in also made the school's interim assessments more powerful, since they created a natural space and time for leaders to discuss the data with teachers.
Foursquare just reached the 20 million users mark and recently recorded its two billionth check-in. That's a lot of people, places, and user tips.
Virgin America, a US-based low cost airline company, has announced a partnership with Loopt, a geo-social network, to offer mobile check-in rewards to travellers.
Paul's Ace Hardware, with several locations in Arizona, recently started "check-in" deals on several social media sites to bring in more foot traffic.