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time heals all wounds

Emotional pain lessens over time. I know it's hard to consider now, as you're grieving, but time heals all wounds. I'm sure you will reconcile with Kathleen eventually. After all, time heals all wounds.
See also: all, heal, time, wound

heal over

[for the surface of a wound] to heal. The wound healed over very quickly, and there was very little scarring. I hope it will heal over without having to be stitched.
See also: heal

heal someone of something

to cure someone's ailments. Are you the doctor who healed me of my wounds? Can any doctor heal us of a common cold?
See also: heal, of

heal up

[for an injury] to heal. The cut healed up in no time at all.
See also: heal, up

Physician, heal thyself.

Prov. Do not rebuke someone for a fault or problem you have yourself. (Biblical.) Ellen: You're such a spendthrift. You should go on a strict budget. Fred: But you manage money even worse than I do! Physician, heal thyself. Jane: You look like you're gaining weight. You should probably get more exercise. Alan: Physician, heal thyself. You're getting a little pudgy, too.
See also: heal, thyself


and well-heeled
1. mod. rich. His father died and left him pretty well-fixed.
2. and well-healed mod. alcohol intoxicated. You might say he is well-heeled. You might say he’s dead drunk, too.


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However, our patient leaves the hospital and goes to live at the toby, where he is surrounded by a supportive and encouraging community, takes part in the services of healing and exorcism, and, as Pastor Andrian said, "God heals him.
Those so-called bone morphogenic proteins also heal severely damaged bones, but they don't work on all patients.
and Europe have prescribed maggots to treat patients with infections from injuries like pressure ulcers ("bed sores"), leg and foot ulcers, stab wounds, and post-surgical wounds that won't heal.
The 20th Century hospital cured the body; the 21st Century hospital cures the body and heals the person.
When soft tissues begin to heal and regenerate, continued movement and stretching of the muscles and tendons-will stimulate further healing.
The wound did not heal and the payer incurred exorbitant expenses.
July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world comes together for the Olympic Opening Ceremonies on July 27th, World Heal 2012 will kick-off its initiative to create 17 days of global unity in mending humanity's wounds and divisions.
Can conventional Christianity honestly face the innocent, very simple and yet surprisingly disarming question "How come you know Jesus and you no heal nobody?
Using progressive relaxation, deep breathing, and positive imagery can help optimize your body's ability to heal.
REGRANEX Gel, approved by the FDA in 1997, is the first prescription biologic that actively stimulates the body to grow new tissue and help heal diabetic foot ulcers.
Statistical reports from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate chronic diseases are still prevalent, with heart disease and cancer still among leading causes of death," says Crystal Sage, author of Heal Beneath the Surface and former health insurance agent.
The second volume in the "Healing Research" series, How Can I Heal What Hurts?
Core Energetics develops the opacity to love and heal.
Ninety-four percent of beaches in Ventura County and 87 percent in Los Angeles County were rated excellent or good by the environmental watchdog group Heal the Bay in its annual Summer Beach Report Card released Wednesday.
The wounds that surrounded the minipumps appeared to heal faster in leptin-treated animals," recalls Dimitry M.