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Sarah Jessica Parker Cuts Ties With EpiPen After Price Hike

NEW YORK (CBS SF/AP) — Saying she is “disappointed, saddened and deeply concerned” by the price hike of the EpiPen, actress Sarah Jessica Parker has cut ties with the company that makes the emergency allergy treatment. 153 more words

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Found: Safe snacks for back-to-school

What: MadeGood granola bars and granola minis (little balls).

Why: Sending your kids to school with snacks can be a minefield: nuts, eggs, and other ingredients are banned in many schools due to potentially life-threatening food allergies among some students. 177 more words

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U.S. lawmakers demand information on EpiPen price increase

WASHINGTON — Members of the United States Congress are demanding more information on why the price for lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

EpiPens are injection devices used to ward off… 1,146 more words

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IndieGoGo Competition Winners

First of all, we’d like to say thank you to everyone for supporting us throughout our IndieGoGo campaign. Although we did not fully reach our goal, we still raised a bit of awareness for indoor air quality and that really is an important step into living healthier lives. 226 more words

Asthma

Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

NEW YORK — Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. 203 more words

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Food Allergies 101

Our house is full of allergies…pollen, dust, medicine, etc. Worst of all, A has VERY serious food allergies. Allergens so serious that they’ve sent her to the ER, that she carries an Epipen, that she has a detailed, comprehensive plan that changes how her classroom functions at school, including more frequent hand washing, snack rules, designated seats in the cafeteria, etc. 1,282 more words

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