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SICKNESS. By sickness is understood any affection of the body which deprives it temporarily of the power to fulfill its usual functions.
     2. Sickness is either such as affects the body generally, or only some parts of it. Of the former class, a fever is an example; of the latter, blindness. When a process has been issued against an individual for his arrest, the sheriff or other officer is authorized, after he has arrested him, if he be so dangerously sick, that to remove him would endanger his life or health, to let him remain where he found him, and to return the facts at large, or simply languidus. (q.v.)

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Sickness rates were also up at the South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust - from 4.4 per cent in 2017/18 to 4.9 per cent in 2018/19.
Ignacio, SSS president and chief executive said that their total sickness benefit releases in January to April 2019 reached P984.42 million, up 12 percent compared with P875.42 million in the same period last year.
The state-run pension fund said it granted sickness benefit to its employed, self-employed, voluntary and overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) members in the first four months of the year.
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In this report, the global Motion Sickness Treatment market is valued at USD XX million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2023, growing at a CAGR of XX% during the period 2019 to 2023.
Alder Hey had a sickness absence rate of 5.4% in 2018/19 (up from 5.2% the previous year), while at the Wirral trust it was 5.1% (up from 4.8%).
[USPRwire, Thu Jul 18 2019] Motion sickness is a common condition characterized by a set of symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and fatigue experienced by a person while traveling.
[ClickPress, Thu Jul 18 2019] Motion sickness is a common condition characterized by a set of symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and fatigue experienced by a person while traveling.
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Sickness absence in the UK has fallen to its lowest rate on record improved over time.
THE number of sickness days taken by workers has fallen to its lowest level since records began in 1993, according to official data.