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2013-04-12 16:22:27

CLAYTON, Mo., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation's (NYSE: OLN) senior management will be available for one-on-one meetings with investors in New York City at the Barclays Chemical ROC Stars Conference on May 7, 2013, the Wells Fargo Securities Industrial and Construction Conference on May 8, 2013, and the Oppenheimer Industrial Growth Summit on May 14, 2013.  In addition, Olin's senior management will make a formal presentation at the Wells Fargo Securities Conference...

2013-04-10 16:23:55

CLAYTON, Mo., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time, Joseph Rupp, Chairman, President and CEO; John Fischer, Senior Vice President and CFO; John McIntosh, Senior Vice President, Operations; and Larry Kromidas, Assistant Treasurer and Director, Investor Relations will review Olin Corporation's first quarter earnings results. Prepared remarks will be followed by a question and answer period. A...

More Potassium, Less Salt In Diet Increases Health Benefits
2013-04-05 14:15:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Three new coordinated reviews have concluded one thing: Taking in less salt and more potassium reduces the risk of stroke and could make you live longer. These studies found that reducing the amount of salt in a diet can lower blood pressure, thereby lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke. Additionally, an increase in potassium can also help heart functions without adversely effecting kidney functions or hormone levels....

2013-03-13 23:00:27

As we age, kidney function can decrease, affecting not only our overall health, but also the foods and drinks we can and should consume. For those on a renal-specific diet, watching what you eat is crucial. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 As we age, kidney function can decrease, affecting not only our overall health, but also the foods and drinks we can or should consume. For caregivers with a loved one on a renal-specific diet, Elizabeth Elliott, Registered Dietitian, for Mom´s...

2013-02-27 23:00:30

In the U.S., over half a million adults face kidney failure. It´s time to give yours the well-deserved attention they have been paying you all these years. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 Bet you don´t give much thought to your kidneys, do you? So you might wonder what kidneys do to merit an entire month designated as National Kidney Month. Homer W. Smith, physiologist, renal expert, and author of the book From Fish to Philosopher says, "Bones can break, muscles can...

2013-02-27 10:59:47

Among patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, long-term treatment with the medication spironolactone improved left ventricular diastolic function but did not affect maximal exercise capacity, patient symptoms, or quality of life, according to a study appearing in the February 27 issue of JAMA. "Heart failure (HF) with preserved ejection fraction [EF; the percentage of blood that is pumped out of a filled ventricle as a result of a heartbeat is 50 percent or greater]...

2013-02-08 16:21:11

CLAYTON, Mo., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation's (NYSE: OLN) senior management will be available for one-on-one meetings with investors at the UBS SMID Cap One-on-One Symposium in Boston on February 26, 2013, the Longbow Research Basic Materials Investor Conference in New York City on March 5, 2013, the Susquehanna Chemical Conference in Boston on March 14, 2013 and the Sidoti & Company Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum in New York City on March 19, 2013. In...

2013-02-04 12:26:11

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Heart Month is here, and there's one more reason to love pistachios. This spring, Wonderful Pistachios Lightly Salted and No Salt packages will proudly carry the American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark, a trusted label for shoppers who are navigating the grocery store looking for heart-healthy products. Both varieties completed the American Heart Association's Heart-Check certification process, and the accompanying Heart-Check mark...

2013-01-04 16:21:11

CLAYTON, Mo., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time, Joseph Rupp, Chairman, President and CEO; John Fischer, Senior Vice President and CFO; John McIntosh, Senior Vice President, Operations; and Larry Kromidas, Assistant Treasurer and Director, Investor Relations will review Olin Corporation's fourth quarter and full year 2012 earnings results. Prepared remarks will be followed by a question and...

2012-12-09 05:01:30

Dangerous Side Effects Linked to Blood Pressure Medication TEKTURNA (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Tekturna is a drug used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), however it has recently been linked to severe side effects including strokes and kidney problems. Manufactured by Novartis, Tekturna was approved by the FDA in 1997. Since then, Tekturna has been linked to a variety of kidney complications including:     Hyperkalemia     A higher than...


Latest Potassium Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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2005-05-25 18:49:25

Potash (or carbonate of potash) is an impure form of potassium carbonate (K2CO3) mixed with other potassium salts. Potash has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of glass and soap, and as a fertilizer. The name comes from the English words pot and ash, referring to its discovery in the water-soluble fraction of wood ash. It is today principally produced by mining suitable deposits which are found throughout the world. The term has become somewhat ambiguous due to the...

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