Tag: auto-injector

14 Year Old Girl, Denied Epinephrine, Dies from Peanut Ingestion

In yet another horrific tragedy that could have been avoided, 14 year old Emma Sloan died on the streets of Dublin Wednesday after ingesting...

Michigan Enacts School Epinephrine Laws

MI governor signs bills mandating epinephrine be stocked in all public schools and that staff be trained in administration of the drug.

Unnecessary Tragedy: Music Teacher Dies from Nut Ingestion

Lessons to be learned from the death of Andrew Turner.

What We Learned from the Adrian Peterson Story

The important take-aways from the story of Adrian Peterson's 2011 bout of anaphylaxis.

President Obama Signs School Epinephrine Bill into Law

Culminating two years of effort, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act was signed into law today by President Obama.

School Epinephrine Bill Passes Senate

The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act was passed by the full Senate today and moves to the President for his signature.
Congress

‘Stock’ Epinephrine Bill Ready for Full Senate Vote

The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has cleared another legislative hurdle.

First Step Toward Nasal Delivery of Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis

A preclinical feasibility study has shown that epinephrine delivered nasally (without needles) was absorbed into the bloodstream with similar effectiveness as epinephrine delivered traditionally via auto-injector.

NY Times Opinion Piece: EpiPens for All

An excellent opinion piece by Curtis Sittenfeld entitled 'Epipens for All' was published in today's New York Times Sunday Review.

Allergic Living: Lessons from a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Allergic Living has posted an excellent article in response to the tragic death of Natalie Giorgi, the 13 year old girl who suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis after biting into a treat made with peanut butter.

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