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diarrhea of the jawbone

A tendency speak constantly or at length without thinking. I get so nervous every time I'm around police officers that I have diarrhea of the jawbone and can't seem to shut up!
See also: diarrhea, jawbone, of

diarrhea of the mouth

A tendency speak constantly or at length without thinking. I get so nervous every time I'm around police officers that I have diarrhea of the mouth and can't seem to shut up!
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

verbal diarrhea

Babbling, longwinded talk; inane and lengthy chatter. Primarily heard in US. I get so nervous when I go out on dates that I always start getting verbal diarrhea and sounding like a fool.
See also: diarrhea, verbal
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

diarrhea of the mouth

 and diarrhea of the jawbone
Fig. constant talking; a "disorder" involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! You're getting diarrhea of the jawbone again.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

diarrhea of the mouth

and diarrhea of the jawbone
n. an imaginary disease involving constant talking. Wow, does he ever have diarrhea of the mouth! Sorry. I seem to get diarrhea of the jawbone whenever I get in front of an audience.
See also: diarrhea, mouth, of

diarrhea of the jawbone

verb
See also: diarrhea, jawbone, of
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The recent allocation of up to Rs 15,000 crore as extra budgetary resources for the SBM-G during the present financial year holds-out the potential for further gains, not only for India, but also the WHO South-East Asia Region and the world (globally, diarrheal disease is the second leading cause of under-five mortality, while lack of clean water and sanitation is also a major contributor to malnutrition), it added.
Sample size was calculated using Epi info version 7 statistical software by assuming the expected proportion of mothers who increase food and fluid to their children during diarrheal episode, which is 39.4% [2], with confidence level of 95%, 5% degree of precision, 5% for nonresponse rate, and design effect of 2, and the final sample size was 678.
The present study assesses the level of knowledge and attitude of the mothers residing in a rural area towards the use of oral rehydration solution during diarrheal illness.
Diarrheal diseases remain the second most leading cause of death next to pneumonia among under-five mortality globally, contributing to one-fifth of child deaths.
The goal of this study is to understand how cultural, social, and political environments shape the spread of diarrheal disease in Can Tho City of VietnamAEs Mekong Delta.
Platts-Mills et al., in a study of populations with a high prevalence of malnutrition and enteric infections in Tanzania, compared samples taken before and during diarrheal episodes (8).
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Preventive measures on diarrheal diseases are considered at district, city and region levels, the Department added.
He added that "children under the age of 5 are most susceptible to diarrheal diseases as a result of poor hygienic conditions and unsafe use of water, with limited availability of safe drinking water," noting that they "need most urgent humanitarian needs in order to prevent the spread and increased incidence of diarrheal diseases due to overcrowding."
Ejaz Ahmed Khan said hand washing with soap before and after preparing, eating food, treating wounds, coughing, blowing or cleaning nose, and treating or caring sick, is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrheal, intestinal worm infections and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of children around the globe.
In addition, the long term consequences of diarrheal disease have been linked to secondary health impacts, such as malnutrition and reduced cognitive function in children [6].
Of the 532 (18%) respondents, there were 389 (73%) actively practicing providers who reported seeing at least 1 patient in the previous 6 months with diarrheal illness.
Researchers have launched an early-stage human clinical trial of two related candidate vaccines to prevent infection with Shigella, bacteria that are a significant cause of diarrheal illness, particularly among children.
23 -- Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, today announced that it has made a commitment to work with the MDG Health Alliance, the United Nations Foundation, and the Clinton Health Access Initiative as an Innovation Partner for the India Public-Private Partnership to End Child Diarrheal Deaths, in support of the United Nations Secretary-General's Every Woman Every Child movement.