Cardiology

Driving with heart disease: Checking fitness to drive for safety

People suffering from various types of cardiovascular disease are subject to a certain accident risk when driving a vehicle on the road. High blood pressure, coronary heart disease and cardiac insufficiency might be grounds ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Canada, US extend border restrictions to July 21.

Canada and the US have agreed to extend their agreement to keep their border closed to non-essential travel to July 21 during the coronavirus pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 and the effect on haulage drivers

Haulage drivers are key workers during the pandemic, but there has been little discussion about how the crisis is affecting them, say Sheena Johnson and Lynn Holdsworth, who lead the Age, Health and Professional Drivers' ...

Health

Smoking ban in cars with children difficult to enforce

More than 500 health care professionals have signed an open letter to MPs urging their support for a ban on smoking in vehicles with children in. The ban forms part of the Children and Families Bill, which MPs will vote on ...

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