Tag: anaphylaxis

Tricia Powell and Son

Woman’s Near-Death Anaphylactic Experience Prompts Petition to Ban Nuts on Flights

Tricia Powell's brush with death is a salient example of why peanuts and tree nuts should be banned from all flights.
Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy Anaphylaxis Scare: ‘92% of My Body Blew Up’

Emmy winning star now carries an EpiPen.
FDA Fails Again

FDA Urges Voluntary Disclosure of Sesame, Again Falls Short at Protecting...

The FDA is once again leaving the allergic community vulnerable to the whims of manufacturers.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons and Mary-Ann Shankland

Woman Saves Boyfriend’s Mom from Anaphylactic Reaction to Honey

Army cadet first aid training made all the difference.
ShandeeLand Episode 6

ShandeeLand Podcast Episode 6: Interview with Dave Bloom of SnackSafely.com

Shandee Chernow, CEO of CertiStar, hosts a terrific podcast about food allergies called ShandeeLand. I had the pleasure of...
Baby

Rates of Hospitalization for Anaphylaxis in Infants and Toddlers Remained Steady...

Those from more financially advantaged families hospitalized more often.
Samantha

3-Year-Old Girl in Hospital for Tonsillectomy Receives the Wrong Food, Suffers...

"I thought, ‘Yes, it’s the hospital. It will be fine, they know what they’re doing’."
Back to School During Pandemic

Schools in London Urged to Check Whether They’re Ready for Allergic...

Schools have had a lot to do to prepare for reopening. Are they adequately prepared to accommodate their students with food allergy?
Pumpkin with Easter Bunny

Study: Anaphylaxis Spikes During Halloween and Easter

Most cases of tree nut induced anaphylaxis occurred in children that were previously undiagnosed.
Clodagh Victory

Pharmacist’s Quick Action Saves Woman in Throes of Anaphylactic Reaction

It was just another day filling prescriptions until....