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'EpiPens 4 Schools' helps tackle severe youth allergies

by Megan Hickey
Feb 28, 2013


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The rising number of severe childhood food allergies prompted the “EpiPens 4 Schools” program, a free epinephrine program that is gaining momentum after trials in cities like Chicago this year. One school nurse says she’s already administered a life-saving shot.