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  • Medication crisis [Commentary]

    Medication crisis [Commentary]
    The patient was found by paramedics and rushed to the hospital. He had taken over 80 aspirin tablets of 500 mg each — more than enough to be lethal. The ER staff prepared to administer the standard treatment for aspirin poisoning: sodium bicarbonate. Yes, this is the same stuff seen in movies that anxious characters take to relieve stomach upset and is followed by a burp. Chemically it's a simple, inexpensive medication and has been used for decades. In this case, the bicarbonate is a sterile solution given intravenously. But when the order was sent to the hospital pharmacy, the answer came back that there was no bicarbonate solution available. The only alternative would be to begin emergency dialysis, a far more expensive and risky procedure.
  • Emergent BioSolutions seeks to buy land from city for expansion

    Emergent BioSolutions seeks to buy land from city for expansion
    Emergent BioSolutions wants to exercise an option to buy 8 acres next to its East Baltimore manufacturing facility for an expansion that eventually could add up to 100 jobs, a company official said. The Rockville-based biotechnology company bought its...

    Experience fall on the grounds of Montpelier [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Experience fall on the grounds of Montpelier [South Laurel/Montpelier]
    The beautiful fall weather we have been experiencing is enhanced by the lovely color of the leaves on our street trees and in our yards. Another venue for enjoying the fall season is the grounds of Montpelier Mansion. There are paths for strolling among...

    Prioritize university research [Commentary]

    Prioritize university research [Commentary]
    If you Googled something today, you experienced university research in action. In the mid-1990s, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, then doctoral students at Stanford, developed the algorithms that developed into their ubiquitous search engine. Likewise,...

    Health officials urge public to get flu shots

    Health officials urge public to get flu shots
    This year's flu season got off to an early start, and public health officials are asking people to get their vaccinations to ward off a serious outbreak. State health officials announced the first confirmed case Oct. 3: a child in the Washington suburbs....