New Alternatives to EpiPen Now Available



By Katie Militello, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Hackensack Meridian Health Partners

There’s good news for parents whose children suffer from anaphylaxis, a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Two less expensive alternatives to the widely used EpiPen are now available.

Back in the summer of 2016, EpiPen’s price jumped by 500 percent. The drastic change left some...

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Finding Joy in "Whoville" after Loss

by Gabriella Heizler

In the holiday classic, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” a curmudgeon green Grinch learns that Christmas really resides in the heart. But what if said heart is broken?

Navigating the holidays after the loss of a loved one is stepping carefully through a minefield of emotions. Navigating the holidays after the loss of a loved one while parenting young children—well, that’s nearly indescribable.

It’s a delicate balance of sobbing in showers after lovingly baking cookies. It’s…

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