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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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along nine dimensions: actual harm, potential harm, harmfulness to the
The one positive result might be the fact that the bigger number of conducted CT examinations leads to an increase number of parents declaring that the aim and harmfulness of the ionizing radiation was more fully explained to them.
To compare and evaluate the accuracy of the image harmfulness detection algorithm, we evaluated the method of using the existing skin color distribution, the method of using only the positional relation between nipple and navel regions in the proposed method, and the entire proposed method of using the AdaBoost algorithm.
But their harmfulness or otherwise is usually best judged by the people they attempt to describe.
And yet, trapped in their own bargain with terrorism and extremism, some Arab leaders have consistently shied away from tackling Washington's harmfulness head-on.
This might take the form of educational interventions, starting at an early age, that offer an idea of maleness in which seeking help from others is seen as a positive attribute, as well as increased mindfulness of the potential harmfulness of language and images that valorise self-destructive "masculine" behaviour.
Together with its increasing harmfulness and expansion of affected scope, the mounting number of false news has become a recent phenomenon that draws the attention of leaders, experts and scholars at all levels, and sparks targeted discussion and analysis (Gao, 2013; Chen, 2010; Gao, 2013).
RE YOUR story "Are you sure, hun?", in researching views on offensive language, Ofcom have not made judgments on the harmfulness of particular words in society.
Excluding alcohol from the UN schedules has more to do with political expediency and alcohol's culturally sanctioned status than concern for its addiction potential or harmfulness.
At the University of Florida, a sample of 852 college students completed a survey, which applied the health belief model (Sharma, 2017), assessing their demographics, smoking behavior and knowledge of hookah's harmfulness. Current hookah smokers were more likely to believe that hookah smoke was less harmful and less addictive than cigarette smoking.
This criteria of reducing uncertainty is why some scientific conclusions on the harmfulness of GMOs have been reasonably rejected by the scientific community.