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Wasting (Definition)

Wasting is a condition seen often in chronic disease, where a person loses weight involuntarily. It can be especially noticeable in the face, which takes on a sunken appearance.

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How do I start my baby on a good habit of not wasting food?

How do I start my baby on a good habit of not wasting food?

Portion control: I agree with dr. Valdez-small portions. In america, we often eat until we are 'full', while in other cultures one eats until about 70% full. Serve small portions of everything, with 'seconds' only after first servings are consumed. An age appropriate serving could be a single bite. ...Read more

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One year ago my face was round.now it's gaunt and seems to be wasting and losing born.its much thinner and longer.what could be happening.look horribl?

One year ago my face was round.now it's gaunt and seems to be wasting and losing born.its much thinner and longer.what could be happening.look horribl?

Need MD eval: This is not a question that can be answered in this type of format.You need to have an evaluation by an MD to find your answer. Please schedule for an office visit. ...Read more

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Travel (Tip)

Travel

Wear shoes to cover your feet completely when on soil that might have traces of human/animal waste. ...See more

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What should I do I don't have time to exercise my examination have been started and I like exercising but I am scared from wasting my time help plzz?

Short exercise break: You sound pretty stressed, and exams can definitely be a stressful time. Exercise actually helps reduce stress and improve concentration, so a brief (15-30 minute) break to work out once or twice a day may be just what you need to "reset" and get back into studying. Good luck with your exams! ...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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Stress less (Tip)

Stress less

Thinking life will be better in the future is a waste of time. Live in the here and now. ...See more

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Does ejaculating waste growth harmones ?

Does ejaculating waste growth harmones ?

It does not!: Ejaculation does not decrease or waste or lower growth hormones. Specifically hgh or testosterone! ...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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Yoga

Myth: yoga is not exercise, doesn't help your balance & is a waste of money. ...See more

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Is there any clinical evidence for biomeridian testing? Is it a waste of time?

Is there any clinical evidence for biomeridian testing? Is it a waste of time?

Quackery: These machines are great for learning biofeedback in a clinical setting ... Other that that, I've seen literally no evidence that it works. In fact, the only evidence I've seen is how much they don't work. Even Andrew Weil, MD (a prominent naturalist physician) thinks they're bogus. I believe there is a benefit for some naturalist approaches, but this isn't one. Good luck! ...Read more

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