Bill of Health


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Bill of Health

A certificate stating a ship or other vessel embarked from a place not known to have any contagious diseases or other illnesses that might harm public health. Bills of health are especially common on ships coming from a part of the world thought, correctly or incorrectly, to contain an unusually high number of communicable diseases.
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A clean bill of health for Boeing, by contrast, could lead the Pentagon to reinstate the original deal.
In a September Fox News Channel special, NEA President Reg Weaver said he was confident the association will come out with "a clean bill of health." Mark R.
Once the vet gives the animal a clean bill of health, Stephanie sets out in search of a loving home.
Questioned about his drastic switch, Ritter stressed: "I have never given Iraq a clean bill of health! Never!
While the female rats were given a clean bill of health (aside from teeth discoloration), the male rats showed "equivocal evidence of carcinogenic activity," based on the occurrence of a small number of bone osteosarcomas.
And it published a position paper that gave sugar a clean bill of health.
The leading glass packaging company, Rockware Glass are showing leadership in standards of hygiene at their Knottingley, Worksop and Doncaster factories with a clean bill of health from a recent Royal Society for the Promotion of Health inspection.
Anyone interested in participating in the sport should get a clean bill of health from a physician, Johnson Hughes advices.
3A recent survey by Men & Mice of Iceland has found that Internet domain names require a clean up as they are currently showing a poor bill of health.
The authorities should carry out exhaustive tests to give it a clean bill of health before encouraging more tourists.
Only 16% of Japanese who had medical checkups last year were issued a clean bill of health, the worst figure on record, the Japan Hospital Association said Wednesday.
Ong himself was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer a few years ago and underwent treatment, but said this month his doctors have recently given him a clean bill of health. The couple, both trained as architects, married in 1963 and have two children.