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on·set

(ŏn′sĕt′)
n.
A beginning; a start, as of a cold.

disaster

Public health Any unanticipated event that requires urgent response, bringing people and/or property out of harm's way in order to minimize loss of life or destruction of property; disasters are described by certain parameters Vox populi A cataclysmic event in which there is a loss of multiple lives and/or major property damage. See Climatologic disaster, Geological disaster, Man-made disaster, Natural disaster, Tsunami.
Disaster classifications
Nature, ie either
1. Natural, geophysical–eg earthquakes, volcanoes or weather-related–eg floods, hurricanes.
2. Man-made–transportation-related, structural collapse, war, hazardous materials, explosions, fires
Location Single site–eg explosion or multiple sites–eg hurricanes
Predictability Regular–eg hurricane season or sporadic–eg toxic spill
Onset Gradual–eg armed conflict or abrupt–eg accident
Duration Brief–eg natural disaster or extended–eg armed conflict
Frequency Often–eg flood, or rare–eg fire
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Patient discussion about onset

Q. Once I read in this iMedix group that stress is one of the suspect causes for the onset fibromyalgia. Once I read in this iMedix group that stress is one of the suspect causes for the onset fibromyalgia which is not proven. So can we take that both are separate? If not what is the relationship between stress and fibromyalgia?

A. Oh don’t you know the answer to this question? Are you sure? No one really knows the answer to this question?. It is believed that in some cases the onset of fibromyalgia may have followed a particularly stressful event or episode in a person's life. This stress may have been psychological in nature or may have been the type of stress experienced when trauma results from a serious injury or accident. Stress, however, also plays a role in triggering certain fibromyalgia symptoms or worsening the degree to which they are felt. The physical stress brought about by strenuous exertion, for example, can result in a "bad day" for an FMS sufferer. And certain odors or loud sounds or bright lights have been known to bring about the headaches that are often associated with fibromyalgia as well.

Q. how do you know if you have early onset of alzheimers? i'm 47. i do have extreme tremors at times and memory l i was told this could be what i have by a psychiatrist. What else can cause me to have these symptoms at my age and how do i know?

A. any time ;)

Q. I am 48 and I find myself sometimes experiencing problems coming up with names of people and places. Here's another common question that people ask me. I am 48 and I find myself sometimes experiencing problems coming up with names of people and places. Is this a sign of a memory disorder?

A. This is a concern that many people share and the answer is NO. This is a typical experience in midlife years and beyond. It does not interfere with the ability to function well and have a good and happy life. We need to accept it as we accept other signs of healthy aging and find ways to work around it.

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(1) The onsets of the modifiers in data set (1) are all coronals, which is often considered to be a cross-linguistically unmarked place of articulation.
(2) The second data set looks further into what happens when a base adjective has a coronal onset. In both (1) and (2), the onset of the modifier must be changed so that it is distinct from the onset of the base adjective.
Here, the reproduction number [R.sub.t] for day t will be defined as the mean number of secondary cases infected by a case with symptom onset at day t.
Secondary case-patients infected before day T, whose illness had a long incubation time, may have clinical onset only after day T.
By the end of 2002, a total of 223 cases of WNV infection were reported in Chicago residents, with onsets of illness occurring from July 18 to October 7.
Cases in patients with acute onset of signs and symptoms consistent with meningitis or encephalitis were defined as WNV meningoencephalitis.
Popular wisdom presumes blending is easiest when the segments of words are whispered and when syllables are broken into onset and rime rather than fully segmented.