FDA Approves Generic EpiPen

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After the founder of the EpiPen jacked up the price by about 200%, allergy sufferers were scrambling to find a cheaper, generic version that would be more affordable. The FDA approved a generic Epipen and EpiPen Jr yesterday that does the exact same thing as the brand name, only for a lot less money. This is a big win for people and families who suffer from things like severe peanut allergies, which can be fatal. Read more here: Washington Post

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More #TheGoodStuff:

New York University made a surprise announcement offering free tuition for all of its medical students!The university will be the only top-10 ranked medical school in the U.S. to do so. The average debt of their medical students is $184,000, and the school says there is a “moral imperative” to reduce debt. The students will still need to pay for room and board, as well as other living expenses, but free tuition will definitely help lighten their load. Read more here: Wall Street Journal

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