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term used when talking of a horse's age, e.g. '6 off' for a horse which has just passed 6 years, as opposed to 'rising 7' for approaching 7 years.

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Q. why are my toenails falling off? A few months ago my big toenail fell off. Now my nails on my baby toes are falling off. My doctor sent a sample of my toenail to a lab but said it came back clean with no signs of fungi. What else could explain nail loss when there has been no trauma or injury either?

A. That is indeed a very strange phenomenon. You should either way get treated for nail fungi, because there is still a chance there's an infection that was not seen in the specimen sent. Also diabetes or PVD (peripheral vascular disease, in which there is poor blood supply to the small vessels in the legs and feet) can cause your toenails to not get enough blood supply and fall off.

Q. Will my hair fall off if I have leukemia? I was diagnosed with ALL and I have to pass on a series of chemotherapy treatments, will my hair fall off? What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

A. Sorry but Yes. Most chemotherapy drugs that will be used do have the side effect of hair loss. However, this will only be temporary and your hair will grow back, probably even better than before! This is just a minor setback, not to be concerned about it..

Q. How do I explain why I keep going off my meds? Am I the only one that has this problem?

A. No problem it is actually a really good book for both someone with bipolar as well as family members. For someone with bipolar it is a lot that you can relate to and for family it gives an inside look at what the illness is like from a first hand position. It helped me understand more of what my partner was going through and what this illness is like from her perspective. It covers a lot of things that I found my partner had a hard time talking about and expressing...

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You can see he's in an offside position, of course.
BOOKED 1 SENTOFF 0 ONTARGET 7 OFF TARGET 8 HIT W/WORK 1 CORNERS 11 OFFSIDE 2 FOULS 12 ATTENDANCE: 10,503 RAITH 3 Raith: Laidlaw, Thomson, Hill (Ellis 73), Donaldson (Mullen 41), Booth, Anderson, Callachan, Moon, Fox, Cardle, Spence (Smith 64).
It was clearly an offside situation and you expect those decisions to be right.
The coin depicts a clear representation of the offside rule which I think is useful and easily understood for anyone who happens to find it in their purse or pockets.
On the offside law, a statement read: "The group discussed the interpretation of Law 11 regarding active and passive offside.
I think it was offside, the wrong decision, but it was not Everton who made the decision," Moyes said.
The linesman must have had Superman vision to see him offside.
When I had the ball I didn't know I was offside, I just focused on scoring the goal," the Whites' striker told FilGoal.
The traffic in the offside lane was crawling nose to tail at 2mph and we had an absolute freerun.
ATLANTA, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- US PRESSWIRE announced today a strategic partnership with Offside Sports Photography, one of Europe's leading sports photography agencies.
Hull snatched a surprise lead on 13 minutes when an angled shot from Nick Barmby - who later had a goal ruled out for a marginal offside decision - saw his shot deflected up off Johan Djourou and spun over Lukasz Fabianski.
And what an ass the crazily amended offside law looked when The Netherlands scored that ultra offside goal against Italy.