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Oral Food Challenge

Listen: NPR Report on Oral Food Challenge Study

NPR's "The Salt" reports on oral food challenges and one girl's outcome.
Ashli and Brothers Alec and Chase

10 Year-Old Brother Saves 14 Year-Old Girl with Food Allergies From Anaphylaxis

"Ashli was probably the farthest gone patient that I've seen come back. We all thought she was going to die right there in front of us on the bed."

Study: Epinephrine and More Trained Staff to Administer It Needed in Schools

Epinephrine is saving lives at school but is often administered by unlicensed staff or students.
Oral Food Challenge

Study: Oral Food Challenges Safer Than Previously Thought

Despite the recent news of the death of a 3 year-old Alabama boy, the largest study of its kind found oral food challenges are safe.
Annie LeGere

LeGere’s Law Bears Fruit as Local Law Enforcement to be Trained and Armed with...

One hundred staff members including 68 full-time officers to be trained and provided access to stock epinephrine.

Private Insurance Claims Related to Anaphylaxis from Food Allergy Have Nearly Quadrupled Since 2007

Report based on an analysis by FAIR Health of over 23 billion privately billed healthcare procedures.
Auvi-Q

FDA Grants Kaleo Priority Review Status for Auvi-Q Designed for Infants and Small Children

The new epinephrine auto-injector would feature a lower dose and shorter needle length suitable for smaller children.

Study: Two Thirds of Children in Need of Epinephrine Arent Receiving It

Despite overwhelming evidence that it leads to better outcomes, children are going without even when treated in the ER.
Karanbir Cheema

Food Allergy Bullying Leads to Death of 13 Year Old Boy, Arrest of Another

An avoidable, senseless death of a young boy who went off to school one morning and never came home.
Blood Vials

New Diagnostic Tool Determines Severity of Peanut Allergies Without Exposure to Allergen

Exciting news that may fundamentally change the way allergists test for the presence and severity of food allergies.