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sick

1. inclined or likely to vomit
2. 
a. suffering from ill health
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick
3. 
a. of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell
b. (in combination): sickbed
4. deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness
5. mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed
6. an informal word for vomit
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One of the things we can do to help the families of mothers like Adam Lanza's mother in Newtown, like the mother who knew that her son in Oregon was becoming sicker when he didn't take his medications any more," Cornyn said, "we can provide them tools that they need, families members need more choices to help their family members not become dangers to themselves and to others.
Amongst other findings and counter to what many predicted, we haven't seen a swell of new and sicker patients materialize in primary care or across specialty settings," Mr.
Sicker, former DBC Endowed Professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has spent time in academia, government and industry, allowing him to bring a unique and balanced view to the Department of Engineering and Public Policy.
Moving forward, Sicker would like to see an even stronger EPP presence in Washington, D.
We are currently experiencing numbers around the 300 mark in A&E"But the patients we are seeing are sicker, more frail and have more complex needs such as respiratory conditions.
He's going to get sicker and sicker and sicker," Zalkind said.
This could mean encouraging a lonely widower to eat, before they slowly waste away, getting sicker and sicker until the only option is urgent hospital treatment.
But last year it was the younger sicker patients attending hospital, as opposed to the older sicker patients, who are attending this year.
Sick and Sicker, a DVD, is a powerful refutation of the fiction that citizens of the United States would be better served by a government-financed, government-controlled healthcare system like ObamaCare, or like the Canadian system where the federal and provincial governments fund "free" healthcare for all.
Though most mutations do not amount to anything, some can lead to new versions--or strains--of the flu that could spread more easily or make people sicker once infected.
According to the investigation, a third of those patients get the worst available livers, organs sometimes rejected by surgeons for thousands of sicker patients across the country.
But where is this sickness going, when such mindless assaults are posted on websites and, even sicker, 500 hits have been made?