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Know Your Chemical Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 21 Jun 2010 9:19am There are two primary groups of chemical burns: acid and alkali. When assessing a chemical burn it is important to know both the causing agent (acid or alkali) and the concentration of the solution. It is important to know if an acid or an alkali caused the burn because they cause injury by different mechanisms. Acids produce co ... Read on »
Chemical And Electrical Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 24 May 2010 1:06pm Chemical burns are burn injuries resulting from misuse of products. They can be strong acid or they can result from base liquids. Labels should warn of toxicity level. Chemical burns can occur at home, in the workplace or at school. Chemicals can cause harm when inhaled, absorbed through the skin or ingested. These chemicals can ... Read on »
A Look At Chemical Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 2:52am If you think of ways to get burnedchances are things like firehot wateror cooking appliances are often the first things to come to mind. And while these burn are some of the most common that people suffer fromthey are not the only cause. There are other burns that can be just as painful and even more harmfulbut also require a different ... Read on »
OPTIC NERVE HYPOPLASIA, SEPTO-OPTIC DYSPLASIA, MACULAR DEGENERATION and OPTIC CHEMICAL BURNS by David Granovsky Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 12:00am Until she was 15, Morse had 20/4,000 vision in one eye and only light perception in the other due to optic nerve hypoplasia, or an underdevelopment of the nerve that transmits vision signals from the eye to the brain. She could make out human figures but not see details, could only read if the paper was within inches of her eye, and c ... Read on »
CHEMICALLY BURNED EYES REPAIRED WITH STEM CELLS by David Granovsky Posted Sat 12 Jun 2010 12:00am BRIEF SUMMARY OF METHODS BRIEF SUMMARY OF R ESULTS - MORE DETAILED INFORMATION: Figure 3. Regeneration of a Functional Corneal Epithelium and Restoration of Visual Acuity. [Brief: "All three eyes had total limbal stem-cell deficiency, complete corneal opacification, and stromal scarring (images at left ... Read on »
Keeping Your Child Safe From Accidental Burns by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 10:16pm A child will explore the world through the sense of touch. This is how a child learns the first lessons about the objects in the home, yard and other areas that they come into contact with; these first lessons should not include burns. Burns are painful reminders of kids getting too close to hot objects, playing with fire, or ge ... Read on »
Danger at Home Lurks in Pills, Plants, Chemicals and More by HealthFinder Posted Fri 08 Jun 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Parents urged to think like a kid to effectively safety-proof their home. By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 30 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Wed 29 Apr 2009 10:49pm Taking Aspirin May Reduce Adults' Cancer Risk: Study People who take aspirin in their 40s may reduce their risk of cancer later in life, suggest Cancer Research UK experts who reviewed scientific studies. Pre-cancerous lesions tend to start developing when people are in their mid-40s, said lead researcher Professor Jack Cuzick,BBC Newsrepor ... Read on »
1. Toxic Mercury – Evidenc ... by Phil Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm 1. Toxic Mercury – Evidence of a Strong Poison 2. Dental Amalgams – Poisonous Teeth 3. Mercury Detox – Ridding the Body of Mercury NB: Boldfaced emphasis in the quotes is mine throughout this page… To Be Toxic or Not To Be Toxic…? If you are inclined to accept what the mainstream media is telling you as being the gospel truth, th ... Read on »
10 Products to Ban from Your Home Forever by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:01pm You would never cross the street without looking both ways, walk alone down a dark alley alone at three a.m., or tell your child to accept rides from strangers. So why let hazardous, toxic, and even carcinogenic chemicals into your home everyday? The message driven home for millions of Americans each day via TV and internet commercials is thi ... Read on »