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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A community of southeast Nevada, a suburb of Las Vegas. Population: 156,000.

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  • Overweight and obese children in both age-groups (2 to 11 years and 12 to 17 years) reported significantly more musculoskeletal problems (OR = 1.86 and OR = 1.69, respectively) than normal-weight children.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Obesity Promotes Musculoskeletal Problems in Kids

  • A new study commissioned by the British Library and JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) says that the "Google Generation" — youth born or brought up in the Internet age — is not particularly web-literate, and their research traits — impatience in search and navigation and zero tolerance for any delay in satisfying their information needs — are becoming the norm for all age-groups.

    Library Admin

  • Before that, the Goo Goo Dolls had a number one hit with their cover of "Give a Little Bit," and before that, Scooter had a smash hit with his techno version of "The Logical Song," so it's amazing how these songs have lasted and are touching many different genres and age-groups.

    Mike Ragogna: Grand Illusions & Breakfasts in America: Conversations with Styx's James "J.Y." Young and Supertramp's Roger Hodgson

  • Instead of throwing money at the problem, we should concentrate our efforts on creative ways to encourage all age-groups to improve their quality of diet and exercise, thereby improving our health and reducing our expense.

    NATIONAL HEALTHCARE--A BETTER WAY TO HEAL THE NATION

  • I have just come upon your wonderfully honest and insightful blog, but I am unsure what age-groups publishing you work with.

    Shorter, Longer, and Never

  • · To identify and promote the use of educational materials, for all age-groups and in the widest possible range of languages, that we accept as providing a fair reflection of our faiths

    Communiqué from A Common Word conference

  • In terms of military casualties, our net losses to date have been lower than we've suffered from natural causes over the same time period, assuming that the 1.5 million troops we maintain in our standing armed forces have the same mortality rate as the same age-groups in the general population.

    Lots of Zeroes

  • The report ... also shows that research-behaviour traits that are commonly associated with younger users – impatience in search and navigation, and zero tolerance for any delay in satisfying their information needs – are now the norm for all age-groups, from younger pupils and undergraduates through to professors.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • More men died than women, except in the 20 to 34, 70 to 74, and over 90 age-groups.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dehydration from diarrhoea can be prevented by giving extra fluids at home, or it can be treated simply, effectively, and cheaply in all age-groups and in all but the most severe cases by giving patients by mouth an adequate glucose-electrolyte solution called Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) solution.

    'Use of ORS' in diarrhoea needs a push in MP

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