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Vox populi An evaluation to verify something


Lab medicine See Delta check Sports medicine See Body check Vox populi An evaluation to verify something.


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]


[O.Fr. eschec]
1. To slow down or arrest the course of a condition.
2. To verify.

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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The month of May was the most active in terms of the value of circulating cheques, hitting Dh133 billion in value, against Dh132 billion in March, Dh129.
Meanwhile, her lawyer Eisa Bin Haidar, argued in courtroom 20 that the husband stole the cheque and deposited it at the bank before it was returned by the bank.
Additionally, a string of 20 random characters will be added on the MICR (Magnetic ink character recognition) band of the cheque leaf using non-MICR ink.
At the moment, the UK sterling cheque clearing process involves the actual paper cheques being physically transported around the country.
Further analysis of month-wise volume and value of transactions via SWIFT and cheques suggests that SWIFT transactions remained active across the months, reflective of robust interbank market activity as compared to cheque transactions.
ARIFWALA -- Local police separately registered cases against four persons for giving bogus cheques collectively amounting to millions of rupees.
Furthermore, the mere fact that the dishonoured cheque was signed and handed over for a legitimate transaction, subjects the signatory to criminal proceeding even if the transaction was not completed.
In his defence, the accused told the court that he had written a blank cheque and handed it over to his partner so that their business could carry on trading while he was away travelling overseas.
Barclays said corporate customers would need to wait the standard six days to be sure the cheque would not bounce, although it would be trialling improvements to this timeline, along with enhanced functionality, in the coming months.
Reportedly, the CTS project is categorised into three grids to manage cheque processing in the country, including North Grid based in Delhi, South Grid in Chennai and the West Grid in Mumbai.
The system is considered faster and safer for customers and cheques can be cleared the same day, provided the cheque is deposited before 11.
PEOPLE will be able to pay in a cheque by sending a smartphone image of it to their bank under Government proposals to bolster the long-term future of the payment method.