care care  /ˈkɛr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
  2. (n) judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
  3. (n) an anxious feeling
  4. (n) a cause for feeling concern
  5. (n) attention and management implying responsibility for safety
  6. (n) activity involved in maintaining something in good working order
  7. (v) feel concern or interest
  8. (v) provide care for
  9. (v) prefer or wish to do something
  10. (v) be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
  11. (v) be concerned with

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Obama's diagnosis for health reform would cut costs by rewarding quality care and limiting unnecessary treatments.
  2. The nation's growing wealth has yet to find a panacea for India's overburdened public health care system.
  3. Is this one from the New Yorker's Atul Gawande, looking at why health care costs are so high in McAllen, Texas--and why more health care isn't the same as better health care.

News

  1. Day care may be good for kids' mental health

    Day care may reduce the risk of emotional problems in children at high risk of such problems, according to a new study from Canada
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Health-Care Shoppers Still in the Dark, Study Says

    Title: Health-Care Shoppers Still in the Dark, Study Says Category: Health News Created: 6/18/2013 6:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 20, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

  3. Palliative care offered by Hospice of Kitsap County

    Care team can assist serious ill patients with pain management and care
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bremerton Patriot

Quotes

  1. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell accused the Obama administration of arrogantly circumventing the American people by appointing "one of the most prominent advocates of rationed health care to implement their national (healthcare) plan."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "These changes are crucial to drive future growth and realize the promise of being a global health care leader for the long term," Chairman and Chief Executive Richard T. Clark said in a press release.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Richard Clark Source: Wall Street Journal

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