Tag: anaphylaxis

Moderna Vaccine

FDA Authorizes Moderna Vaccine, Another Pfizer Vaccine Recipient Has Allergic Reaction

PEG compound possible culprit in allergic reactions.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Experts Weigh in on the Guidance That Those with a History...

The the food allergy community should put this guidance in proper perspective rather than jump to conclusions about the risks associated with a vaccine.
Intranasal Spray

Emergency Epinephrine Nasal Spray Takes Final Step Toward Approval in EU

A needle-free option for administration of epinephrine is on the horizon.
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 being her guest on the latest...
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’."