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Some Medicines and Driving Don’t Mix

Image Español If you’re taking a medication, is it safe to drive? Most likely, yes. Still, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises you to make sure before operating any type of vehicle, whether a car, bus, train, plane, or boat. Although most medications won’t affect your ability to drive, some prescription and over-the-counter… Read More »

‘Please don’t let us die’: Three cystic fibrosis sufferers beg the NHS to fund ‘wonder drug’

‘Please don’t let us die’: Three cystic fibrosis sufferers beg the NHS to fund ‘wonder drug’ Orkambi that still isn’t available a year after Theresa May promised to take action Orkambi can slow decline in lung function by 42% for around 50% of CF people The NHS has been in a price gridlock over the… Read More »

Egg Allergy? Don’t Let That Stop You From Getting Vaccinated

WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 — Allergies to vaccines are extremely rare and even when they do occur, allergists can safely administer vaccines, Canadian experts report. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) allergies that cause hives, swelling, wheezing or anaphylaxis occur in only 1 of 760,000 vaccinations. Such a reaction typically starts within minutes of a shot, is unlikely… Read More »