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questionable

Fringe medicine
adjective A euphemism referring to a method or product with one or more of the following features:
• The underlying theory/rationale contradicts accepted scientific beliefs;
• It has no proven efficacy in well-designed studies; 
• Its use involves fraud and/or deception; 
• It is marketed illegally.
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The Patriots have one player out and 10 listed as questionable. Right tackle Marcus Cannon (concussion) will be replaced by LaAdrian Waddle.
'We worry if there is pressure from the Chinese government to push through with the questionable deal,' Reyes added.
"We will act threw amendments concerning things that were questionable, whether the law is for bilingualism or for the Albanian language or whether we will have bilingualism in Eastern Macedonia or in small places ...
While high legal fees on their own can indicate a robust business that requires increasing legal support, when coupled with questionable billing practices, they often flag an issue for in-house counsel.
SEAHAWKS: QUESTIONABLE: T Justin Britt (knee), S Jeron Johnson (elbow).
The HHS Office of Inspector General found that about 4,900 physicians had questionable billing for Medicare electrodiagnostic tests, totaling about $139 million in 2011.
Even as the overall number of workers' compensation claims wanes, the suspicious ones--or those designated "questionable claims" (QCs)--are actually increasing, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).
-- New York is second in the nation, only behind California, for questionable workers compensation insurance claims.
But the packaging had nothing to do with my decision and questionable statistics don't help.
questionable claims increased 16 percent in 2012, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.
Global Banking News-April 30, 2013--Israeli judge criticises banks for questionable loans(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk