Recommendations for Managing Critical National Shortage of IV Solutions Released
A new set of recommendations to help health care providers deal with ongoing and acute national shortages of certain large-volume intravenous solutions, developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in partnership with the University of Utah Drug Information Service, was released today by ASHP and the University, as well as the ... (more)
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
A guide to some of your minerals: Calcium, magnesium, and salt
The difference between sea salt, rock crystal salt, and table salt is in the source, the processing, and the trace minerals in various types of salt.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Pop up fertilizers: What you need to know
Pop up fertilizers are commonly used in some corn growing areas in the country. The practice consists of applying a few pounds of nutrients with the seed at planting.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Beautiful Color, Amazing ...
Keratherapy keratin infused shampoo is sulfate and sodium chloride free, so it gently cleanses the hair without stripping essential oils.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Should chloride-rich crystalloids remain the mainstay of fluid...
E-mail: Dileep.Lobo@nottingham.ac.uk saline leads to adverse pathophysiological effects in both animals and healthy human volunteers, changes not seen after balanced crystalloids.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Homeland Security Watch
How the quest for short-term efficiency creates vulnerabilities in...
How the quest for short-term efficiency creates vulnerabilities in public health and medical service; and what to do about it.
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. Begins Shipment Of Potassium Chloride Extended-Release Capsules
Potassium chloride ER is indicated for the treatment of patients with hypokalemia with or without metabolic alkalosis, in digitalis intoxications, in patients with hypokalemic familial periodic paralysis, and for the prevention of hypokalemia in patients who would be at particular risk if hypokalemia were to develop .
New low-cost potash mining in Africa
Allana Potash is one company that wants to be in the forefront of this change and is working toward starting up the first potash mine in Africa by 2017.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
ASTM Standardization News
A923 Standard Test Methods for Detecting Detrimental Intermetallic...
These test methods cover the detection of detrimental intermetallic phase in duplex austenitic/ferritic stainless steel to the extent that toughness and corrosion resistance is affected significantly.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
For all those executed, the cause of death is homicide
On March 10, I found myself at the front gate of the Florida State Prison, stethoscope and blood pressure cuff in hand, to examine Robert Henry at the request of his public defender.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Great Bend Tribune
Hazardous waste collection underway
The Barton County Landfill is gearing up for the start of household hazardous waste collection season which officially began Tuesday, Solid Waste Manager Mark Witt reported to the County Commission Monday morning.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Natural allergy symptom remedies
According to WebMD one in five people suffer with allergy or asthma symptoms. Approximately 55% of the U.S. population tests positive to one or more allergens.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Chemical & Engineering News
Probing Aerosols One By One
Aerosols are the wild cards of climate models. They reflect sunlight back into space, they absorb radiation, and they seed clouds.
Signs Of War: Something Big About To Take Place
Hospitals regularly use thousands of bags of intra-venous saline solution each week.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
U.S. FDA moves to offset shortage of common saline solution
Moving to offset shortages of a common saline used in hospitals and dialysis centers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it will temporarily allow Fresenius Kabi USA LLC to distribute normal saline from its manufacturing facility in Norway.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
For the first four years of his life, Ethan Hoffman showed all the signs of a sick child, but tests continually came back negative.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Monsters and Critics
Use This Not That: Best Hair Care and Body Wash March 2014 Finds
Hair should be every woman's best accessory, but at its worst, it's a dull, tangled mess.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Laboratory Network .com
New Sodium Analyzer From Mettler Toledo For Simple, Accurate And Affordable Sodium Analysis
Knowing the salt content in food products is important not only for taste, but also for health and to comply with recognized standards.
Salty Taste May Linger In NJ Tap Water After Icy Winter
"The big thaw will float the chemical into lakes and streams, threatening freshwater fish and posing a risk to the water supplies of millions, experts say," the Star-Ledger reported .
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Words on wellness: Heart Association recommends lower salt intake
Table salt -- sodium chloride -- sea salt: is there really a health concern? We all know that the body needs sodium.