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in regular or repeated succession; very often.

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every five minutesconsistentlyayforevermomentlylittle by littleby degreesnonstopincessantlyceaselessly

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  • i’ve challenged my staff to get the best we can for the nation’s data dollar and to continually adapt our programs to meet the challenges of a changing economy. the redesigned cpi estimation system is a huge step toward those goals and provides us with the opportunity for more research and faster innovations in the future. bls.gov

  • seasonal influenza viruses are influenza a and b viruses that spread and cause illness in people during the time of year known as the “flu season.” seasonal influenza viruses cause annual u.s. influenza epidemics during fall, winter, and spring, and circulate among people worldwide. seasonal influenza a and b viruses are continually undergoing evolution in unpredictable ways. cdc.gov

  • a useful starting point for identifying an alternative analysis approach suitable for sense-making is the work of noted organizational theorists karl weick and kathleen sutcliffe. [7] the authors examined a number of organizations, such as nuclear power plants and aircraft carriers, which face challenges in addressing uncertainty akin to those faced by intelligence organizations. those organizations on a daily basis confront continually shifting conditions that can give rise to unexpected outcomes, with the potential for catastrophic consequences. [8] nonetheless, carriers experience exceptionally low rates of error and accident in comparison to other fields that also continually confront uncertainty, such as medicine. the same can be said of nuclear power plants where, according to another writer, “there is no ‘regular’ functioning of the plant—the status of the plant is continually changing and therefore…anomalies are very difficult to track.” [9] cia.gov

  • has a co-worker ever called your name three times because you were concentrating so hard you didn’t hear him? your mind loves such focused moments because they help you learn. “the brain is continually reorganizing itself through experience,” says dr. siegel. “paying close attention keeps the connections between brain cells strong and continually growing.” everydayhealth.com

  • the great depression of the 1930s severely dislocated the state's economy, especially in the one-industry towns. the effort made then to broaden economic activities has been continually intensified. the recent establishment of important new industries such as electronics has successfully counterbalanced the departure to other states of older industries such as textiles. factmonster.com

  • a second policy reaffirmed in 2004 calls in part for our ama to advocate the use of standards that are continually modified and uniformly implemented. the business needs of health care are continually evolving and, therefore, the standards through which data exchange occurs need to continually be modified and updated. without ongoing modifications, the standards and implementation guides become outdated and may no longer support the administrative needs of the physicians or the industry as a whole. hhs.gov

  • 1 and the lord spake unto moses, saying, 2 command the children of israel, that they bring unto thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn continually. 3 without the vail of the testimony, in the tabernacle of the congregation, shall aaron order it from the evening unto the morning before the lord continually: it shall be a statute for ever in your generations. 4 he shall order the lamps upon the pure candlestick before the lord continually. infoplease.com

  • in rear areas, the engineers work continually to construct, maintain, and improve semipermanent housing for troops and supplies. this building is being built by the 76th engineer construction battalion in pusan, korea. south korean civilians are employed to work under army engineer supervision [195-?] | 1 photomechanical printlot 5578 [p&p] | lc-usz62-105390 (b&w film copy neg.) loc.gov

  • the molecular genetics laboratory provides expertise in dna and molecular genetic testing for both congenital and inherited cancer syndromes. mayo clinic board-certified laboratory directors are leaders in the field of genetic testing who continually strive to develop new test methods that improve patient care. in collaboration with laboratory technologists, supervisors and genetic counselors, they continually work to improve assays by increasing mutation detection rates and decreasing turnaround time. mayoclinic.org

  • during infection with hiv, the hiv virus multiplies within the body's cells. the newly-formed viruses then are released from the cells and spread throughout the body where they infect other cells. in this manner, the infection continually spreads to new, uninfected cells that the body is continually producing, and hiv infection is perpetuated. medicinenet.com

  • mutations in the cacna1s or scn4a gene alter the usual structure and function of calcium or sodium channels. the altered channels are "leaky," allowing ions to flow slowly but continually into muscle cells, which reduces the ability of skeletal muscles to contract. because muscle contraction is needed for movement, a disruption in normal ion transport leads to episodes of severe muscle weakness or paralysis. medlineplus.gov

  • aaron stupple, md: "the icompare trial is an attempt to measure what is difficult to measure, and it is crucial that we continually reconsider the best way to train and to care. just as we have to tread carefully to avoid overwhelming patients with too many choices, we also need to be sure our efforts to curb housestaff abuse are actually working and do not invalidate the medical education mission. i think we should continually reevaluate ourselves." medpagetoday.com

  • chorea typically involves the hands, feet, and face. the nose may wrinkle, the eyes may continually flit, and the mouth or tongue may continually move. the movements are not rhythmic, but they seem to flow from one muscle to the next and may seem dancelike. the movements may merge imperceptibly into purposeful or semipurposeful acts, sometimes making the chorea hard to identify. merckmanuals.com

  • in developed countries, women have higher life expectancy than men by about 7 years. this has, however, shown a decreasing trend. women in japan have the highest life expectancy in the world at 85 years. the gender gap is noted to be smaller in developing countries at 3 years, but is continually growing. nationmaster.com

  • in conclusion, vip continually extends its capabilities and technologies in order to better understand the immune response elicited by products developed at the vrc-niaid-nih and beyond.  overall the goal of the program is to improve the understanding of t- and b-cell immunobiology to further efficacious vaccination strategies directed towards hiv, influenza and other potentially preventable diseases. nih.gov