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KMGH 7 Denver
Here's what EpiPens will cost youMore than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction call
Here's what EpiPens will cost you
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 6 minutes ago
More than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction called anaphylaxis depend on a drug called epinephrine to save their lives. But the price of that drug, in the form of an EpiPen — a device designed for immediate injection... Read more
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Raw Story
Mylan pushed for law to make EpiPens mandatory in US schools — then fled overseas to avoid taxesat all after relocating overseas. Mylan spent $4 million lobbying Congress to
Mylan pushed for law to make EpiPens mandatory in US schools — then fled overseas to avoid taxes
Raw Story / Posted 8 minutes ago
at all after relocating overseas. Mylan spent $4 million lobbying Congress to pass the 2013 School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which offers incentives to schools to stock the potentially life-saving auto-injectors. About a year and a... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Here's what EpiPens will cost youMore than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction call
Here's what EpiPens will cost you
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 8 minutes ago
More than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction called anaphylaxis depend on a drug called epinephrine to save their lives. But the price of that drug, in the form of an EpiPen — a device designed for immediate injection... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Here's what EpiPens will cost youMore than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction call
Here's what EpiPens will cost you
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 12 minutes ago
More than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction called anaphylaxis depend on a drug called epinephrine to save their lives. But the price of that drug, in the form of an EpiPen — a device designed for immediate injection... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Here's what EpiPens will cost youMore than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction call
Here's what EpiPens will cost you
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 12 minutes ago
More than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction called anaphylaxis depend on a drug called epinephrine to save their lives. But the price of that drug, in the form of an EpiPen — a device designed for immediate injection... Read more
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The Morning Call
EpiPens are my armor against disaster. They shouldn't be priced like a luxury.are just the latest in a series of drugs that have become cash cows for their d
EpiPens are my armor against disaster. They shouldn't be priced like a luxury.
The Morning Call / Posted 14 minutes ago
are just the latest in a series of drugs that have become cash cows for their distributors. The skyrocketing cost of the epinephrine injectors, which counteract a severe allergic attack, has been particularly grotesque for allergy sufferers like... Read more
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NBC News
How Mylan's multimillion-dollar marketing made us believe in the EpiPentreatment you should carry for reactions." In 2012, Bresch spoke to The New Yo
How Mylan's multimillion-dollar marketing made us believe in the EpiPen
NBC News / Posted 14 minutes ago
treatment you should carry for reactions." In 2012, Bresch spoke to The New York Times about her plan to make emergency epinephrine injectors more widely available in public places. Doug Tsao, a pharmaceuticals analyst, told the Times that he... Read more
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NBC News
Mylan CEO's EpiPen price arguments fall shortthat relies on the language of public health discourse to grow the company's fo
Mylan CEO's EpiPen price arguments fall short
NBC News / Posted 14 minutes ago
that relies on the language of public health discourse to grow the company's footprint, like the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which pushes schools to stock EpiPens and have staffers know how to use them. "They have some really... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Here's what EpiPens will cost youMore than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction call
Here's what EpiPens will cost you
KIVI Boise / Posted 17 minutes ago
More than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction called anaphylaxis depend on a drug called epinephrine to save their lives. But the price of that drug, in the form of an EpiPen — a device designed for immediate injection... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
A costly shotwith serious allergies, the EpiPen Auto-Injector isn't an optional piece of equ
A costly shot
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 minutes ago
with serious allergies, the EpiPen Auto-Injector isn't an optional piece of equipment. It can provide an emergency shot of epinephrine, also known as adrenaline, that can spell the difference between life or death for someone facing a potentially... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
EpiPen maker to offer discounts after price hike firestormEpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product(Photo: Mark Zaleski, AP) Dru
EpiPen maker to offer discounts after price hike firestorm
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 32 minutes ago
EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product(Photo: Mark Zaleski, AP) Drug maker Mylan (MYL) said Thursday that it would offer discounts on a life-saving allergy shot after generating a firestorm when it implemented sharp price increases for... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Here's what EpiPens will cost youMore than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction call
Here's what EpiPens will cost you
KGTV San Diego / Posted 33 minutes ago
More than 40 million people at risk of a life-threatening allergy reaction called anaphylaxis depend on a drug called epinephrine to save their lives. But the price of that drug, in the form of an EpiPen — a device designed for immediate injection... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Lack Of EpiPen Competitors Is The FDA's Faultin health care is in place in the United States. This time, it’s the EpiPen, a
The Lack Of EpiPen Competitors Is The FDA's Fault
Zero Hedge / Posted 44 minutes ago
in health care is in place in the United States. This time, it’s the EpiPen, a device that easily and safely injects epinephrine to quickly open up airways for people undergoing severe anaphylaxis because of an extreme allergy. It has saved... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
EpiPen prices anger Charlotte families that need them to keep kids safeCHARLOTTE, NC (Karen Garloch/The Charlotte Observer) - In 2005, when Jodi Stok
EpiPen prices anger Charlotte families that need them to keep kids safe
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 45 minutes ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Karen Garloch/The Charlotte Observer) - In 2005, when Jodi Stokes started buying epinephrine to protect her son from a severe allergic reaction to peanuts, a set of two EpiPens cost about $60. Today, the same pack costs about $600 –... Read more
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ABC News
Senator Questions EpiPen Pricing by Company His Daughter RunsHeather Bresch is the chief executive officer of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, which m
Senator Questions EpiPen Pricing by Company His Daughter Runs
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
Heather Bresch is the chief executive officer of Mylan Pharmaceuticals, which makes the EpiPen, by far the most popular epinephrine injector on the market. It is used to help counteract life-threatening allergic reactions. The EpiPen’s average... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
US Sen. Manchin responds to daughter's EpiPen controveryTrade Commission investigation into possible antitrust violations at Mylan. "D
US Sen. Manchin responds to daughter's EpiPen controvery
The Charleston State Journal / Posted an hour ago
Trade Commission investigation into possible antitrust violations at Mylan. "Due to Mylan's virtual monopoly of the epinephrine auto-injector market and its unique life-saving attribute, it is crucial that your product remains affordable for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
After backlash, EpiPen maker to help reduce patient costsdevices after a five-fold price hike sparked outrage. Mylan NV, which holds a
After backlash, EpiPen maker to help reduce patient costs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
devices after a five-fold price hike sparked outrage. Mylan NV, which holds a near-monopoly on the manufacture of the epinephrine injectors, said it would expand existing programs to defray out-of-pocket costs but did not say it would lower... Read more
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Newsmax
Mylan CEO on EpiPen Price Hikes: 'No One's More Frustrated Than Me'Mylan CEO Healther Bresch blamed the healthcare system as her company comes und
Mylan CEO on EpiPen Price Hikes: 'No One's More Frustrated Than Me'
Newsmax / Posted an hour ago
Mylan CEO Healther Bresch blamed the healthcare system as her company comes under fire for steadily raising prices of an epinephrine injector that treats severe allergic reactions. According to CNBC, the EpiPen sold for $100 in 2008. About 43... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Cost of EpiPen: One Senator’s Daughter is Mylan CEO, Another’s Needs Drugto school. A standard two-pack of EpiPens now costs about $600 whereas the pri
Cost of EpiPen: One Senator’s Daughter is Mylan CEO, Another’s Needs Drug
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 hours ago
to school. A standard two-pack of EpiPens now costs about $600 whereas the price was $100 in 2009. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline that can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe allergic... Read more
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Raw Story
No, EpiPen did not lower their drug price — they pulled a sneaky ’Pharma bro’ trick insteadto help some patients pay for the drug by using a savings card that would cover
No, EpiPen did not lower their drug price — they pulled a sneaky ’Pharma bro’ trick instead
Raw Story / Posted 2 hours ago
to help some patients pay for the drug by using a savings card that would cover up to $300 of EpiPen 2-Pk. The injectable epinephrine has jumped in price from $94 in 2008, a year after Mylan acquired the drug, to more than $600 — which has spelled... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Mylan CEO pledges to make EpiPens more affordableto buy more,” she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan CEO pledges to make EpiPens more affordable
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 2 hours ago
to buy more,” she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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FOX News
How do EpiPens work?Charles Grassley of Iowa has now asked the company to explain its pricing. But
How do EpiPens work?
FOX News / Posted 2 hours ago
Charles Grassley of Iowa has now asked the company to explain its pricing. But how do EpiPens work? EpiPens are a type of epinephrine auto-injector, which means they work by automatically injecting a dose of the hormone epinephrine (also called... Read more
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Daily Press
How EpiPen's maker raised prices so much, and why it's made people furioustarget for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices. The com
How EpiPen's maker raised prices so much, and why it's made people furious
Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices. The company, Mylan, has a virtual monopoly on epinephrine injectors, potentially life-saving devices used to stop a runaway allergic reaction. Mylan N.V., which has... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Mylan's EpiPen Is Sparking Epi-Rageis an EpiPen, anyway? The EpiPen Auto-Injector is a delivery device that allow
Why Mylan's EpiPen Is Sparking Epi-Rage
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
is an EpiPen, anyway? The EpiPen Auto-Injector is a delivery device that allows patients or caregivers to inject epinephrine into the thigh muscle. Because epinephrine suppresses the immune system, it can reverse the symptoms of a... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Mylan's EpiPen Is Sparking Epi-Rageis an EpiPen, anyway? The EpiPen Auto-Injector is a delivery device that allow
Why Mylan's EpiPen Is Sparking Epi-Rage
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
is an EpiPen, anyway? The EpiPen Auto-Injector is a delivery device that allows patients or caregivers to inject epinephrine into the thigh muscle. Because epinephrine suppresses the immune system, it can reverse the symptoms of a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Mylan will help more patients pay for its EpiPen. Here's why that's bad news for healthcarea family of four. Many of them therefore would pay nothing out-of-pocket for th
Mylan will help more patients pay for its EpiPen. Here's why that's bad news for healthcare
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 hours ago
a family of four. Many of them therefore would pay nothing out-of-pocket for the device, which delivers a measured dose of epinephrine to stave off anaphylactic shock after eating peanuts, say, or suffering a bee sting. Such assistance programs... Read more
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Al.com
EpiPen maker Mylan offers discounts: How to get your savings cardbe able to order the injectable medication used to treat severe allergic reacti
EpiPen maker Mylan offers discounts: How to get your savings card
Al.com / Posted 3 hours ago
be able to order the injectable medication used to treat severe allergic reactions directly from the company to help lower cost. The drug maker already offers an EpiPen4Schools program that provides free epinephrine auto-injectors to some s... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on priceFILE - This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injecto
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 hours ago
FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013, file photo, shows an EpiPen epinephrine auto-injector, a Mylan product, in Hendersonville, Texas. Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, said Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, it will expand programs... Read more
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News 8000
Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug companyTrade Commission investigation into possible antitrust violations at Mylan. "D
Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company
News 8000 / Posted 3 hours ago
Trade Commission investigation into possible antitrust violations at Mylan. "Due to Mylan's virtual monopoly of the epinephrine auto-injector market and its unique life-saving attribute, it is crucial that your product remains affordable for... Read more
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Deseret News
Dan Liljenquist: EpiPens and drug company monopoliesin the words of their CEO, to “put the care back in health care.” In 2007, Myl
Dan Liljenquist: EpiPens and drug company monopolies
Deseret News / Posted 3 hours ago
in the words of their CEO, to “put the care back in health care.” In 2007, Mylan bought the rights to EpiPen, an epinephrine auto-injector that is used to treat severe, life-threatening allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mylan cuts EpiPen costs after Clinton criticismgroup of lawmakers called for investigations into the price increase of EpiPens
Mylan cuts EpiPen costs after Clinton criticism
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
group of lawmakers called for investigations into the price increase of EpiPens, which are preloaded injections of epinephrine (adrenaline) that people use if they are having a dangerous allergic reaction that could result in death, if... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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Raw Story
EpiPen maker’s stock value plunges nearly $3 billion as investors panicwho run the risk of anaphylaxis — a potentially lethal reaction to allergen exp
EpiPen maker’s stock value plunges nearly $3 billion as investors panic
Raw Story / Posted 4 hours ago
who run the risk of anaphylaxis — a potentially lethal reaction to allergen exposure. The device rapidly delivers a dose of epinephrine to the system, which for severe allergy sufferers can mean the difference between life and death. The device was... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Company pledges to make EpiPen more affordable after outcryto buy more,” she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Company pledges to make EpiPen more affordable after outcry
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more,” she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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CNBC
Mylan expands EpiPen cost-cutting programs after charges of price gougingmillion people are at risk from anaphylaxis, or the severe, life-threatening al
Mylan expands EpiPen cost-cutting programs after charges of price gouging
CNBC / Posted 4 hours ago
million people are at risk from anaphylaxis, or the severe, life-threatening allergic reaction that EpiPen's injection of epinephrine is designed to counteract. "This outrageous increase in the price of EpiPens is occurring at the same time that... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more,” she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more,” she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
What the EpiPen price jump means for families with allergiesschool year means it’s time to restock on EpiPens, the pocket-sized devices use
What the EpiPen price jump means for families with allergies
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
school year means it’s time to restock on EpiPens, the pocket-sized devices used to deliver a lifesaving antidote called epinephrine to people with severe allergies to food, insect stings or medications. When parents make the purchases this... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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News 8000
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
News 8000 / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordableto buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping t
Mylan pledges to make EpiPen more affordable
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 hours ago
to buy more," she said, adding that some people carry expired EpiPens, hoping they will work when needed. The pen provides epinephrine, a hormone also known as adrenaline, which can help relax muscles in the airwaves in the midst of a severe... Read more
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