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For example, how would someone score the effects of short-term arthritis versus long-term arthritis that waxes and wanes but never resolves?
As the economy waxes and wanes, predictions about the fate of community banking have their own ups and downs.
At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills, the programs emphasize education, teaching the patient to take an active role in managing the syndrome, which waxes and wanes.