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Abbreviation for resistance, airway.
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Drug slang
noun A regional term for crack cocaine.

Nutrition adjective
Not cooked, bloody.

Vox populi
adjective Unseasoned, inexperienced.
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Patient discussion about raw

Q. Is raw vegan diet good for health? If not, why? Hi I am fond of raw vegan diet. Is raw vegan diet good for health? If not, why?

A. Undoubtedly raw vegan diet promises light weight and healthy bones. Interestingly, individuals’ consuming raw vegan diet has had a low bone mass. People who consumed raw vegan diet have a low body fat, lighter bones, higher levels of vitamin D and reduced levels of inflammatory makers. The underlying risk is that they are more prone to osteoporosis and osteopenia (severe bone loss).

Q. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. I like eating raw rice a lot. I cannot stop eating. My friends guide me and say that it is not good to eat rice raw. They don’t have the reason to explain, when I ask. Can anyone explain?

A. See, Raw Rice eating is children’s habit. But it’s not unhealthy, at all. The rice swells in your stomach. If you eat in large amount, it may lead to discomfort. May be your stomach filled with raw rice had swollen and it may burst your stomach and it had happened to many. If you love so much better soak it in water, properly cook and have it. One thing is worth saying that, almost all raw food gives good nutrition and so the raw rice.

Q. How can I catch Salmonella? Yesterday I ate a mousse which was made from raw eggs. Could I have caught Salmonella?

A. Salmonella infections usually resolve in 5-7 days and often do not require treatment unless the patient becomes severely dehydrated or the infection spreads from the intestines. Persons with severe diarrhea may require rehydration, often with intravenous fluids (IV). Antibiotics are not usually necessary unless the infection spreads from the intestines.

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Stand-up comics may have the right to 'work out' their material in its ugliest and rawest form in front of an audience, but the violent imagery of Tracy's rant was disturbing to me at a time when homophobic hate crimes continue to be a life-threatening issue for the GLBT Community.
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Because within two minutes of the start of a press conference to confirm his Au27million arrival from Wolfsburg, City's newest recruit hit the rawest of United nerves.
Now I can write love songs in the truest, rawest form, because I actually understand it now."
"We are always keen on urging our community members to express themselves and interact through the many forms of performing arts, and stand-up comedy is the rawest and most interactive form of comedy," he noted.
Island collectors often seek nature in its rawest form, passing over the usual sought-after accoutrements such as airstrips, villas, and manicured gardens.
Race--it is America's rawest nerve and most enduring dilemma.
Top execs of both AEDC and ACVB have said that the work was incomplete and in its rawest form.
Hamas is a movement that has systematically denied the right of Jews to exist in their own state in the land of Israel, that denies any historic ties between Jews and the land, that propagates the rawest and crudest kind of anti-Semitism, including the Koranic statement that Jews "are apes and monkeys," a movement that systematically practices terror and that rewards Israel's disengagement and evacuation of Gaza with continuous and unrelenting rocket fire.
Once we scrub nature from our vocabulary, we spiral down to survival in its rawest sense.
I have this line in a current painting that reads: "You can't see your reflection without light." By putting my rawest emotions on the canvas--becoming a sort of emotional mirror--perhaps I can help illuminate the suppressed emotions in other transgender people.
In its rawest embodiment, researchers simply dip a naturally negatively charged substrate, such as a glass slide, in a solution containing a high-molecular weight, positively charged substance.