Allergy Treatment News
Springtime, and your allergies, are coming early this year
Dr. Richard Besser appears live on "GMA" to show where pollen counts have soared across the country and how you can jump-start your allergy relief.
Company announces pause for drug after price criticism
Marathon Pharmaceuticals has announced that it will temporarily halt the rollout of a drug to treat genetic muscle deterioration
Generic Epipen Pricing Compared to Name-Brand Drug
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports the latest news on the life-saving allergy medicine.
7 Drugs Found in System of Hot Air Balloon Pilot in Deadliest US Crash, NTSB Says
The pilot of the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history had seven different drugs in his system at the time of the accident, according to documents released today by the National Transportation Safety Board. In the early hours of July 30, Alfred “Skip” Nichols was piloting a hot air
Is the Blue Jays' rotation full of upside or just really lucky?
You're asked to put together a rotation for 2017, and because you're in no way qualified to run a major league franchise, you predictably construct a mess. One pitcher is a recent top prospect who has pitched well in relief but, when his team has tried him as a starter, he has produced some of the
EpiPen Maker Mylan Settles With DOJ for $465M Over Medicaid Allegations
The embattled pharmaceutical company Mylan said Friday evening that it had agreed to settle a case with the Department of Justice for $465 million after it was accused of over-billing the government for its EpiPen product. The company, which has been embroiled in a scandal over the cost of the
Fight Back This Fall Against Ragweed Allergies
Colder temperatures and shorter daylight hours signal both the arrival of fall and ragweed allergy season, which means itchy eyes and runny noses for millions. Allergies can be a year-round nuisance, but in the fall it's the people with ragweed allergies who are especially miserable. As the ragweed
Allergists Warn Against Using 'DIY EpiPen'
The rising cost of EpiPens has driven some families to search for ways to save money on the expensive devices. Online tutorials that teach people how to make their own EpiPens have been watched by tens of thousands, but experts warn that using a homemade injector could be dangerous. While these
Mylan CEO, Lawmakers Trade Barbs Over EpiPen Pricing
Mylan Pharmaceuticals CEO Heather Bresch defended her company’s pricing of its popular EpiPen during a hearing before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform this afternoon. "Price and access exist in a balance, and we believe we have struck that balance," Bresch said,
Mylan CEO Faces Congress on EpiPen Pricing
Heather Bresch will also face questions about the role her mother, the former head of a national education group, may have played in getting EpiPens into more schools.