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said of a female of breeding age; nonpregnant.

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Q. How can I know the inhaler is empty? My 8 years-old boy has asthma and he takes steroids with inhaler. Every time it runs out of med we get a prescription for a new one. Is that OK? A friend that her son is treated with similar inhaler told me that towards the end it no longer delivers enough medication. How can I know I should get a new one?

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Q. what does it mean when an ultrasound shows an empty amniotic sac and no baby?

A. This exact thing happened with my friend who is now 22 weeks with her first baby. She had 2 additional sacs - both empty - and the doctor said that the pregnancy had probably started out as triplets but that only one of the embryos had actually established and continued to grow.

Her doctor said it is very common for a woman to have more than one egg fertilize but that in most cases the pregnancy continues as a singleton only. She told my friend that the empty sacs would just disappear through time (which they did) and that they posed no danger to her baby.

Q. I took vitamin B on an empty stomack and then had coffee. it gave me a terrible Stomach ache. why?

A. hi again! you should take them right after a meal. those pills are vary concentrated and some of the B vitamins are acidic. taking it without eating first will get your stomach protesting ...as you well saw...

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The masked man threatened a female worker and demanded money but she locked herself in the back room and the robber made off empty-handed.
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A third of time the man carried a guitar case, a third of the time he carried a gym bag and another third he was empty-handed.
It is believed the three men were targeting the safe from the CCTV footage, but left empty-handed.
He left empty-handed when the driver refused to hand over the bag.
The three men fled empty-handed with customers chasing them outside.
The raider, who wore a grey scarf over his face, fled empty-handed when staff raised the alarm.