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adjective Heterosexual; not gay.
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Heterosexual, see there.
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Patient discussion about straight

Q. how do i do blood test? and how do i read it straight and what conclusions can i get out of it?

A. In order to do a blood test you must get a referral from your doctor. You can conclude many things from a simple blood test- for instance, if you are suffering from anemia, an infection, high levels of fat ro cholesterol, sugar levels and more.

Q. How do i keep my fitness straight and steady? What are the most common methods for good and healthy body/fitness ?

A. stop using elevators :)
there are hundreds of types of sports. i think the best advise to you- find the one that doesn't do damage and you like doing. if you'll like it you won't quit so fast.

Q. My son is complaining about back pain. I also see that his back isn't straight. What can we do? My son is a adorable 8 years old. He is complaining about back pain, that bothers him after he walks a little. I also saw that his back isn't straight and looks like a S. is this deformity connected to his back pain?

A. The normal shape of the spine is very similar to the "S" shape as you can see here
But even if his back isn't deformated, he has back pain and you need to take care of that by going to your pediatrician.

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Some have experienced prayer-healing movements and met with remarkable activities of charismatic healers, while others have straightforwardly become healing churches, like the Zionist churches in southern Africa.
The bulk of Staging Race describes straightforwardly major transformations in black culture.
"She seems to want the teachers to recognize and be more straightforward in their talk about racial realities," he writes; "but she does not want them to acknowledge straightforwardly that blacks, Latinos, and Samoans are the problem." Yet in education, both clumsy race talk and actively not talking about race (I call the latter color-muteness) can make things worse.
The text tends to treat Bible passages straightforwardly as stories, poetry, proverbs and theological concepts.
"My youth gave an inner strength that enables me to deal with problems straightforwardly and not fear intimidation by anyone."
According to Cox, when Paterson stopped working for the paper, her final editor there, Irita Van Doren (a lover of one-world-government devotee and failed presidential candidate Wendell Willkie) "intimated to inquiring readers that Paterson had 'been retired.' Paterson stated, more straightforwardly, that she had been fired for her political views." Her last column appeared in late January 1949.
The economic data may have an impact on the currency market, with participants possibly reacting straightforwardly by either selling or buying the dollar depending on the data results, he said.
He defines this relatively straightforwardly, 'The bias has been towards those [buildings] that were innovative--stylistically, technically or programmatically--and especially those that significantly affected the course of architecture.
Through a series of exciting episodes, it straightforwardly depicts the quest of various denizens of Middle Earth to wrest a stolen treasure from the dragon, Smaug.
It would also be a good time to straightforwardly address the gritty reality of one's own role in the perpetuation of the deep-rooted problems of America's college-bound youth.
More straightforwardly, he also suggests that witches served a useful answer to the perennial question of how to explain the presence of evil and suffering in a world governed by an all-powerful and good God.
McManus defines self-regulation most straightforwardly when he stated, "Given the broadest definition, self-regulated learning (SRL) is an amalgam of numerous cognitive, metacognitive, motivational, and social factors which effect how a learner approaches learning" (McManus, 1995, paragraph 3).