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Alex-Jordan-Capitol

College Student Makes Her Case to Congress for Emergency Epinephrine on Planes

Alex Jordan tells her harrowing story to congressional staffers and urges legislation.
Broken Piggy Bank

Medical Claims are Double for Those with Peanut Allergy

Patients with a peanut allergy tend to be hospitalized more frequently than those without and have more comorbidities.
IU Survey

Survey: Participate in Indiana University Study

Please consider participating in this survey if you are a parent of a child with food allergies.
Thanksgiving Meal

Advisory to Those Preparing Holiday Meals for Guests with Food Allergies

Preparing meals for guests with food allergies is especially difficult due to lax US labeling requirements.
Thin Mints

Some Thin Mints Girl Scout Cookies Now Carry Peanut, Milk and Coconut Warning

Label warning will only appear on Thin Mints from one of two licensed manufacturers.
Lawsuit

School District Agrees to Pay $130,000 Settlement for Barring Peanut-Detecting Service Dog

The boy had previously suffered a coma from airborne exposure to peanuts.
Owen Carey and His Father, Paul Carey

Coroner Investigating Owen Carey Death from Anaphylaxis Calls for National Register

Register is needed due to "failure to collect together any learning from these tragedies".
The Apprentice Contestants

Finnair Told Contestants of 'The Apprentice' with Nut Allergies: 'If You Have an Issue,...

The production crew were forced to walk up and down the aisles asking passengers not to purchase nuts.
Emergency Department

Study: More Young Children Being Treated at ER for Anaphylaxis, Fewer Being Hospitalized

The number of young children presenting at the ER with anaphylaxis more than doubled between 2006 and 2015.
Dr Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn

Study: Two-Thirds of Adults with Peanut Allergy Do Not Feel Fully in Control of...

Many adults still report a diminished quality of life even if they were diagnosed at an early age.