The Genius Epipen-Locating App Everyone with Serious Allergies Should Download—Just in Case

May 3, 2018

Having a severe allergic reaction without an EpiPen on hand is a life-compromising nightmare: Without immediate medical attention, a person suffering from a nut allergy or a bee sting or some other intense intolerance could go into anaphylactic shock—which occurs in 1 in 50 Americans and could lead to death in as few as 15 minutes. That’s why one research team decided to create an app that would potentially put the epinephrine-injecting, life-saving tool into someone’s hand far quicker than an ambulance can arrive on the scene.

 

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