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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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the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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A member was considered to have had a cholesterol screening if the claims analysis found evidence of a cholesterol screening claim.
Total serum cholesterol screening was done in a laboratory room assigned by the school.
It suggests that cholesterol screening confers benefits primarily on people with a high short-term risk of dying from heart disease-survivors of a heart attack and middle-aged men with multiple risk factors.
Laboratory reports in the charts were reviewed for evidence of whether the patient had had cholesterol screening within the preceding year.
4] This article illustrates the appropriateness of the school as a worksite for health promotion programs and demonstrates how cholesterol screening is a suitable and effective tool to initiate a worksite health promotion program in school system.
Evidence is mounting that cholesterol screening in all children and adolescents may be beneficial in helping them enter into adulthood with a lower risk for future heart disease.
State-level estimates of self-reported cholesterol screening and high blood cholesterol prevalence are available using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data.
Breast cancer and cholesterol screening were the most widely used services.
Doctor's advice: Start cholesterol screening early to cut risk
If confirmed in other research, physicians may be able to decrease the burden of childhood cholesterol screening by not requiring prescreening fasting," she said.
fewer than about 50% in the other physician-mix groups; nearly 40% received cholesterol screening vs.
Of all survivors (from all five cohorts) who were seeing both a primary care physician and an oncology specialist, 60% received flu shots, compared with fewer than about 50% in the other physician-mix groups; nearly 40% received cholesterol screening, compared with between 20% and just over 30% in the other groups; about 33% received colorectal cancer screening, compared with about 13%-22% in the other groups; and about 18% underwent bone densitometry, compared with fewer than 14% in the other groups, Dr.

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