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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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It appeared however, that the perpetrators left empty-handed, police said.
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DC Mark Forster, of Bishop Auckland CID, said: "The woman sitting in the car refused to hand over her handbag and the robber left empty-handed.
Detective Constable Andrew Taylor from Trafford CID said: "These would-be thieves didn't anticipate when they walked into the pub that they would be fought off by the customers who were still inside, meaning they fled empty-handed and one of the robbers also lost his shoe.
fit A police spokeswoman added: "No-one was injured, no weapon was used, and the man left empty-handed.
The man again had a black handgun, made a demand which was not met and again made off on foot empty-handed.
A CONMAN talked his way into a house in Warwickshire by posing as a gas board official - but left empty-handed.
A WOULD-BE armed robber fled empty-handed when his raid on a shop didn't go as planned.
Inventor Rob Law also left empty-handed after investing pounds 17,000 of his own money in the Trunki, a brightly-coloured kids suitcase that doubles up as a toy to ride on.
While Sidhu won't be getting millions, his family won't walk away empty-handed.
The officers left empty-handed after a three-hour hunt for the minutes of a meeting over the resignation of former SSP leader Tommy Sheridan.
Nonetheless, Meyer points out, at least 18 teams in as many months have come up empty-handed in their retrospective searches for such particles.