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Virginia Epinephrine Law May Have Saved Student’s Life

A Virginia epinephrine law and quick thinking on the part of a school district official may have saved a student's life.

Mylan Announces Free EpiPens® for Schools Program

Mylan Specialty L.P., the distributors of EpiPen® brand epinephrine auto-injectors, have announced a new program allowing qualified schools to obtain EpiPens at no cost.

FDA Approves New Voice-Guided Epinephrine Auto-Injector

The FDA has approved a new, voice guided epinephrine auto-injector for emergency use to counter the effects of anaphylaxis.

Preliminary Study Results: 6% of Americans Have History of Anaphylaxis

Based upon preliminary results of a well designed random telephone survey funded by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 1 in 16 or 6% reported that they had had symptoms consistent with anaphylaxis at some point in their lives.

New Book Teaches Children About Food Allergies

We're pleased to announce the publication of a new book geared toward teaching young children about food allergies.

Safe Snack Guide Part of School District’s New Policy

Washoe County School District's new policy makes specific reference to the Safe Snack Guide, our comprehensive list of snacks free of peanuts, tree nuts, and eggs, to help parents plan in-school activities involving food.

A Mom’s Perspective: A Guide to Registering Your Child with Food Allergy for Kindergarten

A mom's step-by-step guide to registering your food allergic child for kindergarten. Even if you have older school-aged children, check out the policies we advocate and compare them to those at your school!
Vaccine

Study: Anaphylaxis Extremely Rare As Result of Vaccine Administration

A UK study found that anaphylaxis occurred rarely as a result of common pediatric immunizations and not at all as a result of infant and preschool immunizations.
Ammaria Johnson

Virginia First Grader Dies of Allergic Reaction in School

A Virginia first grader died Monday shortly after suffering an apparent allergic reaction to something she ate at school.
University Medical Center Groningen

Study: Peanut Sensitivity Rises with Age in Children and Young Adults

The results of a study indicate sensitivity to peanuts in allergic children and young adults rises with age.

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