Tag: anaphylaxis

Study: One Third of School Nurses Reported Severe Food Allergy Reaction

National survey of school nurses reveals significant progress, but more needs to be done.
BCBS Report

Study: Children at Risk for Anaphylaxis Doubled From 2010 to 2016

The incidence of anaphylactic episodes is soaring according to an analysis by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Amanda Huynh

CORRECTION: District School Bus Rules Did NOT Contribute to the Amanda...

This article has been updated to reflect newly corrected information regarding the school district's policies.
Amanda Huynh at Hospital

The Amanda Huynh Tragedy and Flawed Allergen Labeling in the US

Amanda's loss may well have been avoided had more clear and effective labeling regulations been in place.
James Turnbull

What We Learned From the James Turnbull Tragedy

We discuss strategies that might prevent similar tragedies in the future.
Lone Star Tick

Study: Red Meat Allergy a Growing Concern

Study describes the rise in anaphylaxis caused by alpha-gal allergy in a university allergy clinic.
Peanut Butter

Study: The Most Common Triggers of Anaphylaxis in Children

Study looked at 1989 pediatric anaphylaxis admissions due to anaphylaxis at ICUs between the years 2010 to 2015.
First Responders

Legislation May Be in Place, But Are Your First Responders Carrying...

A loophole in "Annie's Law" is preventing some emergency services personnel from carrying epinephrine.
Jigsaw Puzzle

Milk and Peanut Clinical Trial Advances

Announcements regarding two food allergy therapies that are in or advancing toward clinical trials were made yesterday.
Officer George Hodgkiss

What We Learned from the George Hodgkiss Tragedy

Officer Hodgkiss was an officer with the Blytheville police force and a veteran of tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

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