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Synonyms for life support

equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions

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medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive

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This resource planning system is central to the core business of BLS and thus critical for business success.
During this time, the MLR has evolved, our economy has fluctuated, and our methodology and research methods have advanced, but the public's trust in BLS has consistently been the mainstay of our work.
Beyond updates, we offer some crucial ways that you, as business leaders, can help the BLS continue to stay at the forefront of producing economic statistics.
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In the preparation of its data and analyses, BLS adheres to widely recognized principles of objectivity and impartiality, timeliness, relevance, and transparency.
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Sometimes also referred to as the premium mid-size segment, the likes of the Alfa Romeo 159, Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Jaguar X-Type, Lexus IS, Mercedes C-Class, Saab 9-3 and the Volvo S60 are included in its ranks and have recently been joined by a new member from across the pond, the Cadillac BLS.
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