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skree ning

  • n  the display of a motion picture
  • n  fabric of metal or plastic mesh
  • n  the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  • n  testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics
  • v  test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
  • v  examine methodically
  • v  examine in order to test suitability
  • v  project onto a screen for viewing
  • v  prevent from entering
  • v  separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
  • v  protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm

  • So far, the Alzheimer's Association does not recommend widespread screening for the gene, even among those with a family history of Alzheimer's, since most people who have the .
  • A large, long-term study in rural India finds that the HPV test catches more cases of cervical cancer earlier and prevents more deaths than other screening tools.
  • To prove his pro-life credentials, Missouri Governor Matt Blunt is cutting state cancer screening funding to Planned Parenthood clinics.
News & Articles

  • Free kidney screening hosted in South Bend
    The National Kidney Foundation hosted a free kidney screening on Saturday at the St. Joseph Minority Health Coalition Center in South Bend.
    June 22, 2013 - WNDU 16 South Bend
  • Free dental screening, fluoride for American Canyon children soon
    AMERICAN CANYON -- A free dental screening and fluoride varnishing event for children is planned July 8 at the American Canyon Family Resource Center.
    June 22, 2013 - Vallejo Times-Herald
  • Screening Test At UCLA Catches Newborn’s Hidden Heart Condition
    Before he was discharged from UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, baby Gaël Villegas received the standard panel of newborn screenings. The results showed a healthy baby. Then, one more screening — a non-mandatory test that the UCLA Health System routinely offers—was performed to check for critical congenital heart disease, or CCHD.
    June 21, 2013 - Beverly Hills Courier
Quotes

  • Garrison Keillor in International Herald Tribune
    Now, there is of course no fool-proof solution, as we develop new screening technologies and procedures, our adversaries will seek new ways to evade them. In the never-ending race to protect our country, we have to stay one step ahead of a nimble... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Politico http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0110/31241.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNH86GfDhxyym1XvRtQcEZ2gVn2JIw Jan 7, 2010 86896 116182 screening Mr. Altman loved making movies. He loved the chaos of shooting and the sociability of the crew and actors - he adored actors - and he loved the editing room and he especially loved sitting in a screening room and watching the thing over and over...
  • Robert Wilonsky in FOXNews
    The press did a remarkably fast U-turn with 'Equus.' There was, I believe one headline in one particularly generous English newspaper which said, 'Crash. What's That Sound? It's The Sound Of A Career Coming To A Screening Halt' or something to that... Daniel Radcliffe http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Radcliffe&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFUbiy9bIRtORYTAbvFF4_hZ53nlQ WBAL http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.wbaltv.com/entertainment/13648081/detail.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF-G2Y-C9rpoUp7xuXavXt32208dQ Jul 10, 2007 86898 116185 screenwriter She deserves what she has coming to her," Wilonsky said. "This is not accidental and it's not undeserved. Anyone who says otherwise is just a would-be screenwriter with a movie script sitting in their desk that nobody has any interest in."

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