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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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Varig's frequent-flier program allows passengers who qualify to use miles for certain extras, including having luggage checked at a ticket office 24 hours before departure.
As alert levels rise, luggage checks, metal detector tests for passengers and their identity confirmation become stricter.
"For example, long before 9-11, passengers had to have their luggage checked before entering the check-in area."
In a one-month test this fall, Delta Airlines planned to put RFID tags on luggage checked on certain flights from Jacksonville, FL through the company's hub in Atlanta.
Joseph Atick, president and CEO, envisages airlines using the technology, which will cost only one cent per user: "the ultimate is when every boarding pass, every piece of luggage checked in, will have a facial biometric."
If their business was the population conference, they were home free, whisked through customs and luggage checks to waiting cabs and thin, young, mustached men wearing white short-sleeve shirts and ready to take your money.
Once the scanning device showed a number of strange metals, the policeman asked the passenger to step aside with him, according to records, to have his hand-carry luggage checked manually.
According to reports earlier this year, the private company will take over security relating to access in controlled areas, passenger and luggage checks, personnel checks, cargo, post, supplies, vehicles and patrols in restricted areas.
Vladimir Chertok, deputy-head of Russia's transport watchdog Rostransnadzor, said on Thursday that additional security measures at Egyptian airports could lead to double passenger and luggage checks.
Authorities have promised more dog patrols at the perimeter to better protect the runway, while the European airlines already get a little more space for their own staff to conduct extra luggage checks. The European carriers arrive in the early afternoon, a time when a maximum number of airport staff are on duty and the city is often quiet - shootings tend to happen after sunset.
Back on Teesside, the PS6 fee that each passenger is being ripped off to pay to have luggage checked in is also a disgrace, and the airport's claim that the fee is to ensure the future of the airport, should be taken with a pinch of salt.
"We are ready to have luggage checked, but these security people demand money.