Tag: American Academy of Pediatrics

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Lessons to be Learned from the Nasar Ahmed Inquest

Takeaways that should be considered for all school age children with severe food allergies.

How to Determine Whether it’s Anaphylaxis

A primer to discuss with your child's doctor courtesy of FARE.
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Epinephrine First, Period

The AAP dispels common misconceptions about when to use the drug with anaphylaxis.
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American Academy of Pediatrics Publishes Their Own Emergency Action Plan Template

Plan, completed with your child's doctor, specifies the actions to be taken when anaphylaxis or ingestion of an allergen is suspected.

Does Aralyte™ Capitalize on Parents' Fear of Peanut Allergy?

The active ingredient is peanut protein, the same as in peanut butter. Is the company playing on your fear to justify the cost?

Study: Children with No History of Allergy Account for 22% of...

A new study shows that it is not only children diagnosed with food allergy that are at risk for developing life-threatening anaphylaxis at school.

Study: Babies Fed Peanuts 80% Less Likely to Develop Allergy

Blockbuster study results reveal benefit to feeding children peanuts earlier in life rather than avoidance.

To Address Bullying, "ALLERGY Act" Introduced in Congress

Federal legislation to address food allergy bullying has been introduced in the House.

What We Learned from the Adrian Peterson Story

The important take-aways from the story of Adrian Peterson's 2011 bout of anaphylaxis.