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Food Allergy Awareness: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You

Food Allergy Awareness: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You

by Alex Ismael, Reporter
May 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

May 14th through 20th is the 20th annual Food Allergy Awareness Week. Of course, a week is not long enough to bring awareness to a growing danger across the world. In the United States, approximately 15 million people have a food allergy. That equates to a food allergy for 1 in 13 children in school. A food allergy is ...

From $2 to over $600: What does it cost to save a life?

From $2 to over $600:  What does it cost to save a life?

by Victoria Rock, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion

On  August 25, Mylan Pharmaceutical Company released the new price for the EpiPen. The company pushed a 500% increase into billions of dollars, the CEO now making 19 billion dollars. The injector contains 0.3 mg of epinephrine, a chemical that can reverse the effects of a life threatening allergic reaction. “Th...

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