News tagged with calcium carbonate
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Calcium carbonate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula CaCO3. It is a common substance found in rock in all parts of the world, and is the main component of shells of marine organisms, snails, pearls, and eggshells. Calcium carbonate is the active ingredient in agricultural lime, and is usually the principal cause of hard water. It is commonly used medicinally as a calcium supplement or as an antacid, but high consumption can be hazardous.
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(HealthDay)—It might be a good idea to take stock of the heartburn products in your medicine cabinet before heading out to any holiday parties, an expert advises.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Nestle USA is recalling some of its Nesquik chocolate powder due to a possible risk of salmonella exposure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0