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Screen Stocks

To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.
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screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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[15-12] The profound benefits to the child with congenital hearing loss, as well as the economic benefit to society in general, have been well established and underpin the motivation for all countries to provide universal newborn hearing screening services.
Universal newborn hearing screening follow-up in two Georgia populations: Newborn, mother and system correlates.
Programs that Bush had recommended for elimination but which the appropriations bill would fund include the universal newborn hearing screening program and CDC's Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant, a primary source of flexible funding for state public health agencies.
In 1993, a National Institutes of Health consensus panel backed universal newborn hearing screening in the hospital.
The National Institutes of Health and the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing have recommended universal newborn hearing screening. The feasibility of universal newborn hearing screening in a community hospital, however, has not been demonstrated.
[6] Internationally, positing universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) as a function of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) has been accepted as a measure of best practice pertaining to child healthcare [1] and has also been highlighted as the favoured approach for private and public sector hearing healthcare.
(1,3,8) From an economic perspective the burden on families, communities and countries has led many countries, including Australia, Canada, the UK and the USA, to adopt universal newborn hearing screening programmes as standard practice in neonatal care.
And babies born during periods with universal newborn hearing screening have higher language scores in childhood than babies who were not screened for hearing deficits at birth.

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