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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 »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

OIG: Washington PDMP makes some progress with enhancements

Federal funds used by the Evergreen State to enhance its prescription drug monitoring program appear to be at least partially well spent, according to Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General. Washington received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to improve its PDMP capabilities. PDMPs are electronic databases that help… Read More »