Tag: child

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.

Possible Cure of Peanut Allergy by Bone Marrow Transplant

A study presented at a meeting of the ACAAI described the case of a boy cured of his peanut allergy after a bone marrow transplant.

Study of Rapid Peanut Desensitization with Asthma Drug

A study of a treatment combining the asthma drug Xolair® with oral desensitization therapy shows promise.

CDC Releases Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in School

The CDC has published comprehensive guidelines for the management of food allergies in schools.

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.

Natalie Giorgi Sunshine Foundation

The parents of Natalie Giorgi have established a foundation in her memory.

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.

FARE Publishes Updated Emergency Action Plan Template

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) has published an update to their emergency action plan template.

Nut-Free Notice Graphics for Your School

A set of nut-free notice graphics to help your school enforce its allergen exclusion policy.

Update to Natalie Giorgi Tragedy

This is an update to our previous story regarding the tragic death of 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi, who accidentally ingested a treat containing peanut butter and suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis.