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    6 Reasons Why Your Allergies Might Be Getting Worse

    6 Reasons Why Your Allergies Might Be Getting Worse

    By Bill Gottlieb

    More than 24 million American children and adults suffer from asthma, which is when the respiratory “pipes” (bronchi) that carry air in and out of the lungs are inflamed and spasm. And every year, the disease sends more than 1.8 million people to the hospital, killing nearly 4,000 with severe, choking asthma attacks. Fifty percent […]

    EpiPen Scandal: ‘One Death Is Too Many’

    EpiPen Scandal: ‘One Death Is Too Many’

    Two days ago, I put my son Conor on an airplane to Europe. Conor has anaphylactic peanut allergies so, before he left, we purchased a new EpiPen for the trip. We both got sticker shock. Ten years ago, I was paying a $12 co-pay for each EpiPen I purchased. In 2007, the wholesale price for […]