Tag: epinephrine

Study: One Third of School Nurses Reported Severe Food Allergy Reaction

National survey of school nurses reveals significant progress, but more needs to be done.
BCBS Report

Study: Children at Risk for Anaphylaxis Doubled From 2010 to 2016

The incidence of anaphylactic episodes is soaring according to an analysis by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Amanda Huynh

CORRECTION: District School Bus Rules Did NOT Contribute to the Amanda...

This article has been updated to reflect newly corrected information regarding the school district's policies.
Amanda Huynh at Hospital

The Amanda Huynh Tragedy and Flawed Allergen Labeling in the US

Amanda's loss may well have been avoided had more clear and effective labeling regulations been in place.
James Turnbull

What We Learned From the James Turnbull Tragedy

We discuss strategies that might prevent similar tragedies in the future.
First Responders

Legislation May Be in Place, But Are Your First Responders Carrying...

A loophole in "Annie's Law" is preventing some emergency services personnel from carrying epinephrine.

What Happened to the Auto-Injector Alternative That Promised to Drive Prices...

The debut of Symjepi has been delayed due to poor planning on the part of company executives. #epicfail
Officer George Hodgkiss

What We Learned from the George Hodgkiss Tragedy

Officer Hodgkiss was an officer with the Blytheville police force and a veteran of tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Flirtey AED Drone

Anaphylaxis? Company Plans to Air Lift Emergency Epinephrine to You via...

Soon you may be able to look to the sky for emergency meds.

Kiwi Causes Allergic Symptoms in 34 RI Students

Students experienced classic symptoms of anaphylaxis, including itching of the lips and mouth, hives and tongue swelling.

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