Hack All The Things
Sometimes we find ourselves in a weird tension. On one hand, we can be glad that someone finally did something. On the other hand, we are left scratching our heads at how it came to this.
Since acquiring the rights to market the EpiPen in 2007, pharmaceutical company Mylan has raised the wholesale price of a two-pack from around 100 bucks to over $600. This trend will only continue, because the drug companies know there’s not a damn thing anyone can do about it. http://www.core77.com/posts/56461/Medical-Hackers-Reveal-How-to-DIY-an-EpiPen-for-Just-30
This is incredible for people that need products like these but terrible that it took someone hacking the system to make it possible.
Give the article a quick read, it is worth it.