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addiction

addiction

/əˈdɪkʃən/
noun
the inability to stop taking, using, or doing something, particularly something harmful or unhealthy
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I have a pretty bad shopping addiction, problem, whatever you wanna call it.

Schedule I drugs are considered to have a high potential for abuse and addiction.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff recently compared using Facebook to having a nicotine addiction.

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allergic

allergic

/əˈɫɝdʒɪk/
adjective
caused by or relating to allergy
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Daphne turns around, she goes, "She's allergic to this medication.

" The nurse is literally holding the medication that Natalie is allergic to.

And then Daphne finds out that the nurse was going to give her medication that Natalie was deathly allergic to.

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bruise

bruise

/ˈbɹuz/
noun
an injury on the skin that appears as a dark mark, caused by a blow involving the rupture of vessels underneath
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There's significant bruises.

" The only issue with Botox is if you get a bruise, but there really isn't downtime.

That that these really are bumps and bruises between atoms, that it's probabilistic and it's messy

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bump

bump

/ˈbəmp/
noun
a swelling on the body caused by illness or injury
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They said it was impossible to know a person's personality by analyzing head bumps.

If so, a doctor could learn about a person's behavior by analyzing these bumps.

He could analyze the location and size of the bumps on the skull.

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cancer

cancer

/ˈkænsɝ/
noun
a serious disease caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells in a part of the body that may spread to other parts
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someone had cancer but they didn't tell him.

She was diagnosed with bone cancer and as a result, lost a leg and her hearing.

Cancer is terrible.

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to cure

to cure

/ˈkjʊɹ/
verb
to become healthy again or make someone regain their health
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If medical treatment is started soon enough, sick individuals can be cured.

Their old beliefs about illness may conflict with modern attempts to cure or prevent malaria.

People tried using plants and animals from their environment to cure infections and illnesses.

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diabetes

diabetes

/ˌdaɪəˈbitiz/
noun
a serious medical condition in which the body is unable to regulate the blood sugar levels because it does not produce enough insulin
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Narrator: A Type 1 diabetes diagnosis was a death sentence before this life-saving discovery.

The clinic's services included health screenings and disease management of diabetes and high blood pressure.

This would be a huge breakthrough for people with chronic conditions like diabetes.

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depression

depression

/dɪˈpɹɛʃən/
noun
a mental condition in which a person feels severe sadness and dejection, usually with physical symptoms such as insomnia, lethargy, etc.
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They talk about suicide, mental health, depression, just, that's why I love them so much.

I mean, it's not, like, glorious when people have depression and whatever

Depression isn't easy.

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disability

disability

/ˌdɪsəˈbɪɫɪti/, /dɪsəˈbɪɫɪtiz/
noun
a physical or mental condition that prevents a person from using some part of their body completely or learning something easily
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Such disabilities were more than an inconvenience for early humans; they were a threat to their existence.

You're still making fun of disabilities.

What if they have another disability again?

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disorder

disorder

/dɪˈsɔɹdɝ/
noun
a disease or a medical condition that prevents a part of the body or mind from functioning normally
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Autism is a little-understood brain disorder.

Autism is a neurological disorder that usually appears before a child's third birthday.

But not everyone will agree that there is a compelling need, because deafness isn't a life-threatening disorder.

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immune

immune

/ˌɪmˈjun/
adjective
safe from catching a disease or being infected
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Well, you get immune to the smell.

Traditionally it was used as a general tonic for immune support.

But that doesn't mean that Jeep is immune to threats of its own.

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athletic

athletic

/æθˈɫɛtɪk/
adjective
being physically active and strong with a proportionate body
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And that applies to high-school and college athletic programs.

- These days they require about 35 different athletic vendors.

The mall is opening a Nobu Hotel and restaurantand a 90,000 square foot lifetime athletic center.

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to strengthen

to strengthen

/ˈstɹɛŋθən/
verb
to make something more powerful or become so
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Aerodynamic features are added that include a large rear wing, and the suspension is strengthened heavily.

Each country set emissions targets intended to be strengthened over time.

And they were strengthened by these deeds.

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alternative medicine

alternative medicine

/ɔːltˈɜːnətˌɪv mˈɛdəsən/
noun
any type of treatment such as herbalism, faith healing, etc. that does not follow the usual methods of Western medicine
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So how did homeopathy become the most successful alternative medicine?

But look, I also understand why even rich people try alternative medicine.

But I ended up writing this book about alternative medicine because-- couple of reasons.

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examination

examination

/ɪɡˌzæməˈneɪʃən/
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the process of looking closely at something to see if there are any issues
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The body is subsequently taken away for a detailed examination that will establish the cause and time of the victim's death.

When he passed his examinations and became a doctor, he had to work in a hospital for some time.

So really the only way that we can detect glaucoma is to come in for your annual eye examination.

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to implant

to implant

/ˈɪmˌpɫænt/, /ˌɪmˈpɫænt/
verb
to insert a living tissue or an artificial object into the body by medical procedure
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Doctors implanted electrodes into their brains to find the abnormal tissue causing their seizures.

Fortunately, corneal implants and laser surgery may one day eliminate the need for corrective devices altogether.

Okay, cochlear implant friends, help me out.

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nutritionist

nutritionist

/nuˈtɹɪʃənɪst/
noun
someone who is an expert in the field of food and nutrition
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The nutritionist said I should eat root vegetables

There was no certified nutritionist.

Use a dietician or a nutritionist.

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procedure

procedure

/pɹəˈsidʒɝ/, /pɹoʊˈsidʒɝ/
noun
a medical operation
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In 1859, Louis Pasteur developed a procedure to make milk from farm animals safe to drink.

Cochlear implants are not cosmetic procedures, obviously.

But hearing aids also are not cosmetic procedures because they're not there to look pretty.

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specialist

specialist

/ˈspɛʃəɫəst/, /ˈspɛʃəɫɪst/
noun
a doctor who is highly trained in a particular area of medicine
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He goes, well, we can make a referral to a specialist.

And that's where agricultural specialists like Ginger come in.

The specialists are not even in the area.

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therapist

therapist

/ˈθɛɹəpəst/, /ˈθɛɹəpɪst/
noun
a person who is trained to treat a particular type of disease or disorder, particularly by using a specific therapy
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And my therapist knew.

My therapist has been telling me, "Don't worry about it.

So you know, my therapist is proud of me for making some good changes.

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to transplant

to transplant

/tɹænsˈpɫænt/
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to surgically remove an organ from someone's body and put it in someone else's body
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Factor in the 15,000 other organs transplanted each year, and you've got yourself a booming business.

To understand why, just consider what it takes to transplant an organ.

Once transplanted into the patient, they rapidly repopulate the bone marrow and the blood.

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genetic

genetic

/dʒəˈnɛtɪk/
adjective
(of diseases) passed on from one's parents; related to genes
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When genetic changes involve connections in the brain, autism can occur.

Also my dad is hearing, so my hearing loss is genetic.

And for women, it's a major way we judge genetic compatibility.

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infection

infection

/ˌɪnˈfɛkʃən/
noun
the process or the act of catching or causing a disease resulting from a bacterial or viral infestation
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Long ago, people did not understand infection.

They believed that bad air caused infections and illnesses.

Tooth loss was common among our early ancestors due to accidents, infection, and disease.

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obese

obese

/əˈbis/, /oʊˈbis/
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very fat in an unhealthy way
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Nba contracts are very similar to them obese contracts.

You're not going to be obese.

Breakfast skipping causes you to be obese.

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obesity

obesity

/əˈbisəti/, /oʊˈbisəti/
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the state of being very fat in an unhealthy way
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Rural communities tend to have higher rates of cigarette smoking, high blood pressure and obesity.

Engineered humans might be better equipped to cope with high-energy food, eliminating many diseases of civilization like obesity.

The use of high fructose corn syrup may be a contributor to diabetes and obesity.

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recovery

recovery

/ɹɪˈkəvɝi/, /ɹɪˈkəvɹi/
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the process of becoming healthy again after an injury or disease
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Doing the live bait recoveries, it was challenging.

But since 2013, the market for big SUVs and large pickup trucks has made a robust recovery.

When we talk about economic recovery, rich people don't need a recovery.

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severely

severely

/səˈvɪɹɫi/
adverb
very badly or to a serious extent
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And the gas impacts people with preexisting health conditions like asthma more severely.

We severely limit our talent pool in a number of ways.

The coronavirus pandemic's stands to severely threaten the automotive market around the world.

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psychiatric

psychiatric

/ˌsaɪkiˈætɹɪk/
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relating to the study and treatment of mental illness
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Another psychiatric discovery, in 1933, was insulin shock therapy to treat schizophrenia and other mental disorders:

They’re also the root of many psychiatric disorders.

The treatment for drug dependence is only available in psychiatric institutions.

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physician

physician

/fəˈzɪʃən/
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a medical doctor who specializes in general medicine, not in surgery
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We contacted physicians in Illinois, New York, and California to hear their perspectives.

But while investors are applauding Apple's health focus, physicians are a bit more hesitant.

The high demand for care has left hospitals and practices to retrain physicians on how to care for patients virtually.

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optician

optician

/ɑpˈtɪʃən/
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a person whose job is to test people's eyes and sight or to make and supply glasses or contacts
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And then, I became the optician to the stars.

Cheryl used to work as an optician until she found a big opportunity in Hollywood.

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career

career

/kɝˈɪɹ/
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a profession or a series of professions that someone does for a long time during their working life
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His trainer, Angelo Manzoli, said his career is ruined.

They were first narcissistic and were then drawn to careers that would earn them admiration from others.

What are your plans career wise post Corona if America ever gets over Corona?

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