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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.
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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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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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We first construct the syntactic tree of subformulas of [phi]; and in order to minimize the tree size, we allow locally checkable formulas to be leaves.
For our purposes, only the redeemable or checkable liabilities are of interest.
When the reserves of a credit card bank are deposited in a checkable account with a commercial bank, additional money may be created in the banking system.
Clearly, checkable deposits and currency are a part of people's assets and serve as a medium of exchange in transactions.
Before 1980, M1, consisting of currency, non-interest-bearing demand deposits, and a very small amount of interest-bearing checkable deposits (see figure 5 (p.
We do not consider other checkable deposits as part of the transactions asset.
A total of 1,054 miles (36.4% of total length) was deemed as pig checkable.
What did increase dramatically in this period is the holding of other checkable deposits that pay interest.
The M2 measure of the money supply - the most closely watched monetary aggregate, consisting of currency, checkable deposits, money market funds, savings deposits and several other items - showed virtually no growth during the late spring and summer.
However, this act took three steps in the opposite direction: it required all banks, member and non-member, and all thrift institutions offering checkable deposits to hold the same percentage of these checkable deposits as non-interest reserves, either in vault cash or on deposit with the Federal Reserve; it increased federal deposit insurance to $100,000 per account; and it allowed all these institutions to borrow from the Federal Reserve.
There are those who suspect that he has mixed disinformation into his factual disclosures, but in both the Iranian and the Nicaraguan aspects of the Iran/contra scandal he has furnished checkable and original material.