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Drug slang A regional street term for a personal supply of drugs
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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Ninety per cent of the cases were bounced cheque cases.
Some 4.47mn cheques worth QR272.56bn were processed in Qatar in 2018, QCB data show.
According to the apex banking sector regulator, Deposit Money Banks and Companies that wish to personalize cheques in line with the new standard must seek for and be accredited by the CBN.
"The wife, in good faith, was only helping her husband to issue the cheque and never meant to make a mistake," the lawyer said.
Asked what happened with the cheque, Ashraf said he deposited it the following working day.
Similarly, during year 2017, 1027 cases of cheque bouncing were registered out of which 875 challaned, 152 cancelled, 875 accused arrested and 651 persons were granted bail.
During the workshop, UBF speakers stated that, going forward, member banks would increasingly seek to make use of QR codes to improve cheque security, introducing enhanced encryption technology to discourage fraud.
The new approach will see individual cheques allocated a random number that can then be read electronically during an automated validation process.
The total amount of cheques bounced during June was 4.5 per cent - AED 4.96 billion - of the total cleared cheques, which amounted to AED 111.33 billion, against 4.1 per cent - AED 5.6 billion - of the total cheques cleared in May, which totaled AED 133.45 billion.
Dubai: A businesswoman is challenging a six-month prison sentence imposed on her for issuing a Dh5.2 million dud cheque to her husband and has accused her husband of stealing the cheque.
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