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EpiPen Prices Increasing Rapidly

The EpiPen doesn’t reveal the needle until injected into the thigh. This medical tool gives the person who is having the reaction about 10 to 15 minutes to seek medical attention.
December 2, 2016

Millions of people around the world face allergies on a daily basis, but how do people deal with severe allergic reactions? The EpiPen is a portable needle filled with epinephrine that is injected into...

Why the ‘S’ in Autisms Matters

Photo used with permission by Beth Elzey. Due to the differences in mutations that cause autism, scientists say that it is more appropriate to refer to the disorder as “autisms” (in that, it is plural) to allow diversity within the disorder.
February 23, 2015

Due to increasing research on the developmental disorder, geneticists have become more knowledgeable on the genetic makeup of those who are autistic, which shows that people who are on the autistic spectrum...

Medicinal Music

A music symbol made out of wood chips from the school parking lot.
March 13, 2014

The soul is a pool which may be filled with resentment, glee, sorrow, and even marvel at the universe in which we exist. Silence is deafening, and unorganized noise is just maddening. Concentrated sound,...

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