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Two things you need to know about sodium | downtown-houston

January 9, 2013


Two things you need to know about sodium Good nutrition helps us live better no matter what our age. The first thing you need to know about sodium is that Heart Failure patients should to monitor their sodium intake closely.  For a Heart Failure patient high sodium can mean a trip to the hospital. In […]

Infection by Injection – take precautions for your safety.

June 8, 2012


Too many people are being exposed to life-threatening infections because clinicians fail to follow safe practices when administering medicine by injection or infusion. According to a recent study in Medical Care, the journal of the American Public Health Association, at least 130,000 patients were put at risk between 2001 and 2011 for pathogens including hepatitis and HIV. As the […]