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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.
Older, sicker, and minority patients, as well as those with public insurance, were more likely to die as a result of a potentially preventable death.
The children who apparently picked up the salmonellosis from reptiles were much more likely to be sicker than children who got the disease some other way.
And the patients they are seeing are sicker and more frail.
Patients treated with lower dosages of hemodynamically active drugs like beta-blockers are often sicker and have a worse prognosis.
He's going to get sicker and sicker and sicker," Zalkind said.
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.
Currently, Sicker is associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado-Boulder, with a joint appointment in the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program.
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.
Carey is a sick little girl, and seems to be getting sicker.