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adjective Referring to a racially mixed person.

noun A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, is of mixed ethnic background, meaning he or she is a mixture of White and/or Asian and/or Black, etc., regardless of where he or she was raised or educated.
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hearing loss of aging

Presbycusis Audiology The progressive loss of high pitch auditory discrimination seen in advanced age, affecting ±50% of those > age 75. See Hearing loss.
Hearing loss types
Conductive HL caused by damage to any mechanical components of the ear, eg accumulation of cerumen, disruption of tympanic membrane, fusion of one or more middle ear ossicles; conductive HLs may be amenable to surgery
Sensorineural HL due to a defect in the neural pathways, which may be at the level of the cochlea, auditory nerve, or in the cerebral cortex Etiology Infections–especially intrauterine, eg rubella, drug toxicity, eg aminoglycosides, and tumors, eg acoustic neuroma
Mixed HL due to a combination of mechanical and neural defects Etiology Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about mixed

Q. How long between allergy medication can I give a child cold medication? I gave my boyfriend’s son allergy medication and he also has a cold I wanted to know when I can give him cold mediation for his cold. He is 5 years old.

A. This is a question for a professional. Some medication react with others, you should call a Doctor or a pharmacist and ask them. And ask them if it’s o.. to give a cold medicine to a 5 year old. If it’s not a bad cold- you can treat it the old fashion way, steams, chicken soup, a lot of tea.

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/aa27.htm
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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Although racial mixing and mixedness are often taken to be a recent phenomenon, such 'cultures of mixing', at both a familial and neighbourhood level, have been noted as long providing important support systems for mixed racial and ethnic families (Tabili, 1996; Bauer, 2010; Mckenzie, 2010; Edwards and Caballero, 2011; Caballero, 2012).
This ghazal repeatedly affirms that all things begin in a state of imperfection, compromise, mixedness, error, and so on.
This kind of mixedness is anticipated thirty years earlier by Robert Dean Frisbie's Polynesian teenage daughter.
Black people in the coastal lowlands don't often highlight mixedness in describing themselves, as is the case in the following exchange I had with a farmer 62-year old farmer (A):
She also offers multiple examples of Dominicans whose encounters with African Americans--both in the Dominican Republic and in the United States--undergo "an epistemological shift in mixedness and blackness" (p.
The second part contains the original data and constitutes the major contribution of the book to the growing body of work on mixedness and mixing.
IN 1995 when the Association of Multiethnic Americans (AMEA), a consortium of community organizations for interracial families and mixed race people, appeared before a House subcommittee to lobby the federal government to enumerate racial mixedness, it was the first time that a broader public became aware that at least some mixed race people were organized and thought of themselves similarly.
Mixedness occurs at different levels and can be viewed as the product of a distinct process within each level.
This at once draws on the early modern humanist telos of the "rational," to contain and shut out that enigma of inner mixedness or complexity, the potential for multiplicity: both within the human subject as well as in the world she inhabits.
In some histories, "mixedness itself was a moving and strategic category," writes Stoler.(14) The mixed-blood Wolfe family seemingly occupied a privileged and comfortably ambiguous status.
(9) "I've learned to flaunt my mixedness at dinner parties," Senna quips, "where the guests (most of them white) ooh and aah about my flavorful background.
"Mixedness" is examined as a social construct that varies by social and historical context.