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gnaw (at) (someone's) vitals

To greatly or deeply trouble someone; to affect in someone an intense feeling of anguish or despair. Seeing the suffering of so many people overseas gnawed at her vitals day and night, so she decided to join the Red Cross so she could finally help in some way.
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Vitals Patients Choice Award winners must receive an overall rating of at least 3.
Vitals, working with its HITRUST assessor, the law firm of Epstein, Becker and Green, spent over a year performing an analysis and review of existing security and privacy measures and strengthening internal policies and procedures.
On strutting birds that are facing straight away from you, simply aim at the base of the tail fan where all the feathers meet for a devastating hit that will take out both legs and vitals.
The bullet pictured flew 561 yards up a steep Arizona mountain and impacted a mature coues whitetail buck in the rear portion of the ribs, angling forward through the vitals.
In my insurance business, I realized that three success vitals that would determine my long-term success are:
In SmartLinx Vitals Plus, we developed a fully integrated mobile system that streamlines the patient monitoring and clinical documentation process through a clinician-friendly, flexible workflow complete with an early warning scoring system that presents vitals data all on one screen, right at the point-of-care.
The Vitals Index Skin Cancer Risk Report, which is based on proprietary and third party data sources, takes into account quality ratings for dermatologists, the change in the number of dermatologists, as well as per capita numbers of dermatologists by state.
Once we know its vitals, we can fight for the best medicine, like we could with Labour's PS100million frontline fund.
Vitals, a New Jersey-based firm that provides physician ratings to help consumers shop for medical care, has acquired price transparency company Compass Healthcare Advisers of Bedford.
28 October 2014 - US health information company Vitals said it had bought domestic peer Compass Healthcare Advisers without specifying the financial value of the deal.
Then there's no guesswork as to where the vitals are.
Welch Allyn Connex Electronic Vitals Documentation System
The new table mount accessory will help bring automated vitals signs devices to the point of care, minimizing the need for patient conveyance and improving patient satisfaction.
Danger is affiliated with four Miami area hospitals: Mercy Hospital; Sister Emmanuel Hospital; Mount Sinai Medical Center; and Larkin Community Hospital, according to vitals.