bill of health


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bill of health

1. An official report that a ship's crew is in good health. If the ship received a bill of health before departing, why are so many people onboard suddenly sick?
2. A statement affirming the condition of something. Thank goodness my car got a clean bill of health at its inspection—I can't afford any big expenses right now.
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Analyzing the data along regional lines, 26% of respondents in Hokkaido received a clean bill of health while other regions from Tohoku down to Kyushu and Okinawa ranged from 13 to 17%.
Five days later the DC10 was given a clean bill of health.
Bill of Health, developed largely by the American Legion, is designed to provide veterans with greater access to the VA health care system by changing the revenue streams for the hospitals that are the core of the system.
The results do not give all Antarctic phytoplankton a clean bill of health, however.
Economic sense dictates that, for the moment, a building that has a certified, clean bill of health, or takes advantage of modern technology and ensures clean and safe working conditions, will offer value that not everyone in the market can offer right now.
Bricker received a clean bill of health, but the doctor determined that he was suffering from stress.
ALBION have a clean bill of health ahead of the short trip to Blues, Darren Moore has revealed.
JAMES McPake has been given a clean bill of health after a scan for a suspected hamstring tear came back clear.
In evidence to a powerful Commons committee, James Murdoch said the highly-respected legal firm Harbottle and Lewis had given News International 'a clean bill of health' following a review of emails relating to the phone-hacking scandal.
Noah's 25-year-old mum lost niece Sophie Faith to a genetic defect four years ago so the couple were relieved when doctors at the University Hospital of North Durham gave him a clean bill of health.
ALL dogs in 15 high-profile pedigree breeds which win at Crufts will need to be given a clean bill of health by vets before their award is confirmed, the Kennel Club announced.
Surely we owe it to our children to start their lives with a clean bill of health as they make their way in what can be an unforgiving world.
AN INDEPENDENT health watchdog has given a clean bill of health to two Mersey hospitals.
The double Grade 2-winning hurdler, who was third in the 2007 Champion Hurdle, was given a clean bill of health after being taken to the local veterinary clinic.
ANIMALS at a Teesside charity's base in Norton have been given a clean bill of health after checks for E.coli.