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Epi-Pens

Schools can now stock "epipens" for food-allergy emergencies. (CBS)

Chicago Public Schools To Begin Stocking Epipens

The Chicago Public Schools plan to begin keeping medication on hand to treat allergic reactions that could prove deadly to students.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin (CBS file)

Durbin, Kirk: Improve Access To Emergency Allergy Medicine For Kids

Illinois’ two U.S. Senators plan to introduce legislation to make it easier for kids with allergies to get the help they need.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

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New State Law Allows Schools To Stock Emergency Allergy Medicine

Illinois school children with potentially fatal allergies will be able to get help faster thanks to a new state law.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011