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Lawsuit: EpiPen Price Hikes Were Intended To Keep Competitor Out Of Pharmacies

Competition is supposed to keep prices down, so why did the cost of emergency allergy treatment EpiPen continue to soar after the introduction of a competing product? 1,254 more words


Council spikes idea of EpiPen pilot project

City facilities will not carry EpiPens in order to treat emergency cases of anaphylactic shock.

Council voted 8-3 Monday against a $2,500, one-year pilot project stocking epinephrine auto-injectors at the Forest Glade Community Centre. 502 more words

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EpiPen Maker Mylan Sued State That Gave Preferred Status To Cheaper Alternative

As the price for the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment soared by some 600%, Medicaid regulators in one state tried to de-prioritize the drug in favor of a less-expensive alternative. 625 more words


Allergy Testing Experience [Show Notes]

Episode 90 – Allergy Testing Experience

Anaphylaxis = an out of control allergic reaction that can be life-threatening if medical treatment is not sought immediately… 317 more words


Pharmacist Saves Man Having Food Allergy

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(CBSNEWS) – An Illinois man has a local pharmacist to thank for thinking fast when he ran into her store experiencing an allergic reaction. 130 more words


Quick-Thinking Pharmacist Saves Customer

(CBS) — Out of the blue, a northwest suburban man is gasping for air, having a first-ever allergic reaction to something he ate.

As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, he gets a life-saving shot after running into a drug store. 196 more words


"But You Don't Look Sick"

Earlier tonight, I went to a house party with my roommates. I hadn’t been feeling well all day and I really did not want to go, but it was the first time all three of us were going out together since Halloween and I didn’t want to be a party pooper. 703 more words