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chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Members of the community, as individuals or as groups, can participate in Adopt-A-Resident at Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill or Governor Bacon Health Center in one of three ways:
Some chronically absent students weren't counted, either because their school didn't respond to the question on the survey or because there were some first-year glitches in the schools' understanding of what they were supposed to report.
Figure 2 shows the actual point-in-time counts of chronically homeless individuals as reported to the federal government, along with Utah's annualized numbers.
Debt owed by these chronically marginal businesses amounted to 228 trillion won ($194 billion), 14.
035) to the TSST in chronically high- but not in low-stressed subjects (all p > 0.
While this stress-junk food pathway has been well mapped out with rodents and primates, this study is the first to suggest the same pathways may be at work in chronically stressed humans, according to the researchers.
The likelihood of dropping out increases sharply if students are chronically absent in middle and high school.
However, payments made to a chronically ill individual must be for the actual costs incurred that have not been compensated for by insurance or otherwise.
In November 2007, the board met in Randolph, Massachusetts, to discuss that district's chronically failing school system, in which half of third-graders underperform in math and reading, and 40 percent of 10th-graders are below standards in math and English.
The overall goal of WTW is to test the impact of this computer-based intervention on chronically ill rural women's psychosocial adaptation, chronic illness self-management, and quality of life.
The randomized experimental study, performed at University Hospitals of Cleveland, a 950-bed tertiary care facility associated with Case Western Reserve University, is the first description of such an intervention among patients with multiple conditions occurring at the same time, the so-called comorbid conditions that are common among chronically critically ill patients.
Almost 1 in 10 foreign-born Asian Americans is chronically infected with hepatitis B virus, according to data from the largest study of hepatitis B infection in Asian Americans to date.

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