TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sky-high price hikes for EpiPen, the injected emergency medicine for severe allergic reactions to foods and bug bites, have made its maker the latest target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices. 735 more words
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Harley J. Ast of Regina writes:
Kudos to the nurses, doctors and other staff who provided me with such excellent care and kindness during my recent stay in the medical surveillance unit, as well as the medical staffin the emergency department, of the Pasqua Hospital. 23 more words
I had a patient last week brought into the Pediatric ED for an allergic reaction. The child had known allergies, and by the EMR, had been prescribed an EpiPen by the Pediatrician – but mom said she didn’t have one at home to use. 383 more words
An air ambulance and the best efforts of bystanders weren’t enough to save a four-year-old girl from Calgary, who died after being run over by a car in British Columbia. 180 more words
Mounties say a 12-year-old girl and her mother were injured in an ATV mishap Saturday afternoon.
Both were bystanders as an ATV stuck in the mud about 5 km south of Water Valley was being pulled free — the vehicle’s operator struck the pair after losing control, causing injuries to both. 63 more words