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One of the two lateral margins or surfaces of a body, midway between the front and back.
[A.S. sīde]
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adjective Lateral, peripheral.
noun A lateral face or border.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.


An attachment to the front of a spectacle frame passing towards or over the ear for the purpose of holding the frame in position. Syn. temple. See spectacle frame markings; spectacles; library temple.
curl side The end of the side of a spectacle frame that lies along the greater part of the groove behind the ear. It contributes to the stability of the frame and it is particularly useful to children and to people engaged in sports. Syn. earpiece.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

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Q. Do they have any side effects? what are the benefit of drugs like Divalproex and Carbamazepine over lithium for acute mania patients? Do they have any side effects?

A. It’s a good drug for acute mania patients, but has not been found to be effective in patients with depression. Patients who did not not respond to lithium are benefitted by this. The side effects are weight gain and sedation, as well as multiple drug-drug interactions.

Q. Does it carry any side effects? I am pregnant and in my second trimester. I am having flu infections. I am prescribed with Sudafed. Does it carry any side effects?

A. sudafed is a symptomatical medication. and you can pass the flu without it. in it's instruction its recommended not to use it in pregnancy. so why use it? it's not like it's a life thretening situation and you can't survive without it. it's not worth the risk for the fetus if you ask me.

Q. my sides hurt sometimes it feels like someone is pulling on my nuts usually in morning

A. Your question is very interesting, but the answer depends on many other details such as how old are you? Do you have pain in any other place? Are there any changes on the skin? Do you have any other disease? Is the pain aggravated when you cough? etc.

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In the statement, Sreng called on residents, business owners, and public and private organisations to cooperate with the authority by immediately removing any objects, debris and structures along the sidewalks so as not to obstruct the construction.
He filed House Bill 8017 seeking to clear sidewalks from unauthorized commercial or personal use in order to facilitate the smooth passage of persons as well as to clear all obstructions to traffic and vehicular flow.
"We are excited to take this next step with Sidewalk Labs to set the stage for a transformational project on the waterfront that addresses many critical urban issues faced by Toronto and other cities around the world," it wrote in a subsequent tweet. 
Through this question, she shows how diverse claims are made on space, including the informal contracts with abutting property owners and diverse modes of enforcing regulations to clear sidewalks. She then draws on the texts of official policies and regulations as well as content analyses of newspapers and interviews to evaluate the legitimating narratives about rights to public space.
The book opens with the following observation: while sidewalks are central to the everyday urban experience of residents in many cities across the Global South and North, including HCMC, they have been largely overlooked by the urban studies and planning scholarship.
West River moved for, among other things, summary judgment dismissing plaintiffs complaint, asserting that because the area of the sidewalk upon which plaintiff tripped was located entirely in front of the Mercado property, the "defect" did not abut the West River premises, and therefore West River could not be held liable for failing to maintain its sidewalk.
6 -- Roman Catholic bishop of Worcester, 22 Dorchester St., for an unshoveled sidewalk.
In yet another example, the city of Fond du Lac, WI, was one of the first communities in the country to use a sophisticated system for managing data from sidewalk inspections.
The walkway next to the Actors Cabaret of Eugene theater building on West 10th Avenue is 10 feet 7 inches wide; the sidewalk next to the Woolworth Building, a new office building near Broadway and Willamette Street is 12 feet, 4 inches wide.
The sidewalk tariff does not apply in areas where the sidewalk is only two metres wide or less as in such instances, all building and storing activities are prohibited on the sidewalk.
Robert Davis, a Pinellas County engineer and Bicycle Advisory Committee member, will lead the project, which has been using radar guns to determine the speed most cyclists travel on the sidewalks. The common speed Davis and his fellow engineers report cyclists to be traveling is 12 mph for both children and adults.