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  • s  confined usually by illness

  • Anne Tyler's engaging new novel puts a former housebreaker in the service of the housebound Murder, They Wrote (The Arts Books) Not only are the heroines of two new mysteries young .
  • For people in rural areas, those who are housebound and even busy professionals, the ability to go online anytime, anywhere can make the difference between seeking help and .
  • And with so many offices and factories idle, tens of thousands of housebound workers found themselves with a few days of holiday they had not expected.

  • Tony Abbott in Brisbane Times
    Mr Abbott said the house calls would be "of terrific benefit to people who are housebound and need medical attention".
  • Jon Stanhope in The Canberra Times
    Older housebound Canberrans and those living in our local residential aged-care facilities can't always get to a GP for a range of reasons such as reduced mobility,Mr Stanhope said. "In these circumstances, the new service will provide GPs...
  • Steve Buyer in
    It is unconscionable that the Democrats voted today to deny elderly, indigent, severely disabled or housebound American veterans the special monthly pension in order to finance a new entitlement program to benefit Filipino veterans,Buyer said.

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