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What We Learned from the Javier Avina Tragedy

A 10 year old boy from London Ontario passed due to food allergy, asthma, or both. We look at ways to prevent such tragedies from happening again.

Study: Many Allergists and Pediatricians Failing to Educate Parents on the Use of Epinephrine

Parents rely on their child's doctor to provide the necessary information to keep their child safe. Many doctors aren't doing an adequate job of providing that information.
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Commemorating 7 Years Since the Passing of BJ Hom: Food Allergies Don’t Take Vacations

Please take a few moments to see this video. Even if you've seen it before, BJ's story will remind you of the stakes involved when anaphylaxis strikes.
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Editorial: Speak Up Because No One Wants To Read A Child’s Obituary

What we can do to prevent another child's obituary from appearing in the news.

Lessons to be Learned from the Connor Donaldson Inquest

The loss is yet another in a long line of horrific, preventable tragedies, but there are lessons to be learned from the details of the child's exposure and the subsequent attempts at first aid.

Food Allergies and Summer Camp: What We Learned from the Jack Irvine Inquest

As we approach the summer camp enrollment season, here are some considerations highlighted by this tragedy.

New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers

Parents, share these resolutions with your child's teachers, school nurse and administrators.

Allergic Living: Lessons from a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Allergic Living has posted an excellent article in response to the tragic death of Natalie Giorgi, the 13 year old girl who suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis after biting into a treat made with peanut butter.

FARE Publishes Updated Emergency Action Plan Template

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) has published an update to their emergency action plan template.

Back-to-School: Important Notes Regarding Auto-Injectors

A roundup of the epinephrine auto-injector market and some important reminders as we head into the back-to-school season.

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