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Did walter reed clean up its act after that scandal a few years back?

Walter Reed Army: Medical Center and the National Naval Medical Center combined and are now at Bethesda, MD. There have been many, many changes. ...Read more

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Where do predominantly meat eating cultures get sufficient amounts of glutamate from? - Thank You, Walter

Where do predominantly meat eating cultures get sufficient amounts of glutamate from? - Thank You, Walter

You failed the quiz: Glutamic acid (glu) is not an essential amino acid. Humans can synthesize all the glu they need from simpler molecules. Some AAs are essential, some are conditionally essential, and the rest are not. You can easily find a list by doing a web search. ...Read more

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My daughter was a patient of Dr. Walter Yates from 1990 until 2000. My daughter needs to get a copy of her medical records to prove that she has had c?

My daughter was a patient of Dr. Walter Yates from 1990 until 2000. My daughter needs to get a copy of her medical records to prove that she has had c?

?????????????: Wrong venue. We cannot get you your records. You need to write or call the medical board in the state he practiced and see where records may be found. Since she is obviously over 21, and not been seen in 16 yrs, the records may have been destroyed, as they would in my state.Sometimes the schools where she attended would listed certain issues like vaccines on their records . ...Read more

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52f-have 2 small painless tubular bumps in mouth @ bottom jaw. Dental appt in 3 weeks. Gargling w/warm salt walter daily. Welcome input while waiting.

52f-have 2 small painless tubular bumps in mouth @ bottom jaw. Dental appt in 3 weeks. Gargling w/warm salt walter daily. Welcome input while waiting.

You're doing: The correct palliative treatment. If the lesions should start to grow in size or become painful then please call your dentist and be seen immediately. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What exactly makes waste hazardous?

What exactly makes waste hazardous?

Hazardous waste: It is because of what makes up the waste. E.G. Dirty needles, blood products, infected bandages, infected body fluids, radiation, toxic chemicals etc. ...Read more

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How can you get sick in the winter?

How can you get sick in the winter?

Illness vs season: Contrary to popular belief, sickness/illness aren't caused by season per se but by germs. In other words, winter season isn't why someone gets a cold. Colds are caused by viruses which you can pick up year round. But perhaps certain viruses can survive better in colder climates which explains influenza season every winter (http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-01/fyi-why-winter-flu-season). ...Read more

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How are nitrogenous wastes produced?

Nitrogenous wastes: Excellent wikipedia question but in brief molecules that contain nitrogen are broken down into smaller units. ...Read more

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What are common injuries when doing a waltz?

What are common injuries when doing a waltz?

Musculoskeletal : My immediate thought would be that doing a waltz could lead to musculoskeletal injuries if you fall. I guess you could twist your ankle, too; the chance of this would increase or decrease depending on footwear choice. ...Read more

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Due to i am over Waite.i want loss my Waite. ?

Due to i am over Waite.i want loss my Waite. ?

Overweight: Though without your height I can accurately determine your BMI. If your BMI is higher than 25, losing weight will reduce your risk of developing type 11 DM and metabolic syndrome. Safe way to loss weight is to reduce total calorie consumption, Exercise and avoid sugary drinks processed foods and fried food. Sleep and stress reduction ...Read more

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Why do wastes have to be removed from our body?

Why do wastes have to be removed from our body?

Toxicity: Wastes have to be removed or neutralized by our liver, kidneys and intestinal tract to avoid the buildup of toxic substances. ...Read more

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What are the chances of military waiver approval?

Totally depends: What is the condition, what branch of the military are you in/trying to get in, and what is your MOS? I'm a prior MEPS CMO and MEB doc. If you would like to discuss further look me up on LinkedIn. This is what I do. ...Read more

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What is wagner's disease and how do you treat it?

What is wagner's disease and how do you treat it?

Wagner's Disease: Wagner's disease is a familial disease of connective tissue in the eye that can cause reduced visual acuity. Wagner's disease was originally described in 1938. This disorder was frequently confused with stickler syndrome, but lacks the systemic features and high incidence of retinal detachments. See an ophthalmologist. This usually requires retinal surgery. ...Read more

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How are people with dandy-walkr syndrome treated?

How are people with dandy-walkr syndrome treated?

Dandy-Walker Rx: There are several treatments. Let's chat so I can give you the one best for YOU! ...Read more

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Frequent cold from fall to winter, is this normal?

Frequent cold from fall to winter, is this normal?

Possible Allergy: sounds like you are allergic to something that blooms during those months. Try Anti Histaminics and nasal steroids to help the symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best to wear at night i am bed wetter?

What is the best to wear at night i am bed wetter?

Adult enuresis: Adult type diapers are usually readily available at drug stores and are intended for purposes such as that you have described. Medications such as DDAVP (desmopressin) can also be used, but an enuresis device is a safer way to address your enuresis. ...Read more

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Why does everybody seem to get sick in the winter?

Why does everybody seem to get sick in the winter?

Cold : most cold-weather illnesses like influenza occur in that season. The cold-weather decreases peoples immune resistance. The cold weather puts more stress on people's heart and lungs making them more susceptible to illness ...Read more

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Is it funny to have tan rosy cheeks during winter?

Is it funny to have tan rosy cheeks during winter?

Superficial capillar: You are seeing the superficial capillaries reacting to the cold by filling with blood to warm the skin . This in normal and depends on the type and thickness of your skin ...Read more

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Will a cell fan make you sick in the winter time?

Will  a cell fan make you sick in the winter time?

No: Ceiling fans only move air which in & of itself shouldn't make you sick. With that said, if the air is laden w/bacteria & viruses, then you could pick up an infection from the "air" which was moved by the fan. But there's no direct link between ceiling fans & getting sick. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting military waiver(s)?

What are the chances of getting military waiver(s)?

Possible MOS reclass: Are you asking about a waiver to get in, or to stay in? Regs to get in are of course more stringent than regs to stay in. After you've gone through Basic, AIT, and spent time serving, the military will rightly try to keep you, since you have valuable training & experience. It all boils down to safety. You've got to pass the PFT & perform basic soldiering duties in an austere environment to stay in ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting a waiver in the army?

That depends on: which medical condition needs to be waivered. http://www.military.com/join-armed-forces/disqualifiers-medical-conditions.html ...Read more

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How should I prepare for snow, ice, and winter storms?

How should I prepare for snow, ice, and winter storms?

Snow shovel: Buy a snow shovel and have plenty of food at home. ...Read more

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Did a lot of famous writers trip on drugs? Which ones?

Did a lot of famous writers trip on drugs? Which ones?

Some: J cocteau, a huxley, ws burroughs, hs thompson, c baudelaire, j kerouac to name a few. Many drank or did drugs because they wrestled with inner demons. Drugs and alcohol ended lives prematurely and did not enhance their writings. Ut may have soothed some of their inner turmoils. ...Read more

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How to keep fit during winter when i can't go outside?

Activity indoors: How about exercise dvd's, treadmill, elliptical machine, nordic track, stair climber, jumping rope, indoor swimming, stationary bike, dancing etc? ...Read more

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What happens if you come in contact with nuclear waste?

What happens if you come in contact with nuclear waste?

Depends: Most nuclear waste is well protected and you would have to cross barriers and ignore warnings to get into contact. If someone actually were to contact it, the problems would relate to the radioactivity of the waste, the time of exposure, the type of isotope in the waste and the part of the body exposed. In the worse case, the blood marrow will be destroyed and the victim die of anemia. ...Read more

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How can I write when I have writers block and a deadline?

How can I write when I have writers block and a deadline?

Try this: Grab a pen, write anything: a shopping list, a to-do list. Then write for a few minutes about the list. "john went to the store for milk and eggs." make up a character. "he ran in to his old girlfriend." add details and write for ten to fifteen minutes. Stop. Go to your writing project. Write an outline (doesn't have to be perfect). Start writing. ...Read more