Tag: anaphylaxis

GA Enacts Law Allowing Stock Epinephrine in Places of Public Accommodation

SB 126 provides the legal framework for placement of epinephrine auto-injectors in restaurants, malls, camps, and other public establishments.

Must Read Publication About Food Allergy Reactions by Allergic Living

Especially valuable for families coping with food allergies as well as teachers, school nurses, restauranteurs, and everyone else that deals with the public in a setting involving food.

Study: Most Accidental Exposure to Peanuts Occur at Home or Home...

We discuss three important findings of the study and provide recommendations for each.

Iowa Governor Signs School Epinephrine Bill

We applaud the effort but urge Iowa legislators to take the next step.

Food Allergies Can Be Passed to Others Via Blood Transfusions

An eight year old Canadian boy with no history of food allergies experienced an anaphylactic reaction to salmon after receiving a transfusion of platelets.
Take 2 along everywhere... every time

Editorial: Speak Up Because No One Wants To Read A Child's...

What we can do to prevent another child's obituary from appearing in the news.

Must Read: Robyn O'Brien Speaks Out About LEAP Study

She takes on the lack of disclosure regarding study's funding, selection of test subjects and affiliation of commenting physicians.

Study: Anaphylaxis in Schools, Stock Epinephrine, and the Importance of "Take...

Results of a study of schools participating in the EpiPen4Schools program confirming the need to always have 2 auto-injectors on-hand.

NJ Stock Epinephrine Bill Signed into Law

The law mandates NJ schools maintain a supply of stock epinephrine and provides immunity for employees who administer the drug in good faith.

Peanut OIT + Probiotic Shows Promise in Australian Study

The Murdoch Children's Research Institute of Parkville, Australia announced results of a test they conducted of a novel new twist on an existing peanut allergy therapy.