New drug tackles most common cause of cystic fibrosis head on

A recently approved cystic fibrosis drug has been garnering headlines. The drug, called Orkambi and manufactured by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, treats the underlying cause of CF and could potentially help half of the entire CF population.

Retiring doctors leave indelible mark on Akron Children’s

Akron Children’s was doubly fortunate when the husband-and-wife team of John and Margaret McBride joined its medical staff in 1999, and now it’s a double loss to see them retire.