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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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High fees and questionable billing practices are a concern for many reasons including: because they are a waste of money, they can derail projected costs, undermining the credibility of the legal department and; they foster a culture of sloppiness.
Through the first half of2013, 2,325 questionable workers comp claims have been referred to NICB (3.
The growing rate of questionable workers compensation claims is alarming" Melchionni said.
Both NGOs were among the 82 NGOs that were recipients of pork found by COA to be dubious and questionable.
By far, California leads all states in questionable claims (QC) with 21,935--more than doubling the second-highest state, Florida, with 10,693.
TA), providing questionable loans to firms, the judge said, '[The representatives] of the bank that approved a multi-million shekel line of credit are telling me they can't respond in court because they can't upload a file?
Questionable Friends is available as a free download in the US App Store.
S Chris Clemons (hamstring), CB Vontae Davis (hamstring) and TE Will Yeatman (shoulder) are questionable.
I submit that speakers who cry foul pressure opponents to repair or abandon questionable tactics by making a norm determinate, and by making manifest the badness of the tactic and that the speaker is exercising forbearance.
Once the problematic tenants are determined, the next step is to use a portable testing device such as a "Dranetz" meter to test the questionable submeters.
Think Before You Believe: Modern Day Myths, Questionable Claims, and Uncommon Sense.
in 2002, mandates that audit committees of public companies establish procedures intended to provide employees with the opportunity to submit (confidentially and anonymously) concerns regarding questionable accounting or auditing matters without fear of retaliation.