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  • n  a light line that is used in lettering to help align the letters
  • n  a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action
  • n  a rule or principle that provides guidance to appropriate behavior

  • The American Heart Association has a brand-new set of guidelines for reducing women's risk of heart disease, heart attacks and strokes.
  • None of these guidelines have been supported by the gold standard of medical evidence, the randomized controlled trial.
  • The Institute of Medicine (IOM), the nation's most influential medical advisory group, has updated its guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy for the first time since 1990 .
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  • Disgraced Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling gets reduced 14-year sentence
    Skilling has been in prison since 2006, when he was sentenced to more than 24 years by U.S. District Judge Sim Lake. But an appeals court vacated his prison term in 2009, ruling that a sentencing guideline was improperly applied. That meant a reduction of as much as nine years.
    June 21, 2013 - The Oregonian
  • Maturitas publishes 2013 update on diagnosis and management of osteoporosis
    ( Elsevier ) Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the publication of the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG) Update 2013 on diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and older men in the journal Maturitas.
    June 19, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Graduation plan — despite failure on SOLs — OK’d
    The Hanover County School Board approved a state guideline-based plan designed to allow some students to receive standard diplomas even though they did not pass state Standards of Learning (SOLs) test
    June 19, 2013 - The Mechanicsville Local

  • Robert Gates in TPMDC (blog)
    If you're a captain in a unit that has an embedded reporter, as long as you're within the guideline and the rules, we expect you to be open with that embedded reporter,Gates said. "On the other hand, if you're a captain in this building,...
  • Deirdre Hutton in Which?
    We've made a major advance in providing belated justice to victims and their families. For the first time in 65 years nations have come together in Prague to provide a guideline and best practices for property confiscated and wrongly seized by the... Stuart Eizenstat The Move Channel Jun 15, 2010 44323 60577 guideline Chair of the FSA Deirdre Hutton said: Most manufacturers and retailers are now using front of pack nutritional labelling and this is good news. Some shoppers find extra guideline daily amount information useful. All the industry needs to do is add...

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