Tag: tragedy averted

Zhaire Smith

An NBA Star and the Allergic Reaction That Almost Killed Him

19 year-old rookie Zhaire Smith closes the NBA regular season having broken into the starting rotation, but it could have turned out differently.
Beth Ward and Stephanie Maynard

Teacher Uses Her Auto-Injector Training to Save School Nurse from Anaphylaxis

The teacher had the benefit of Kingsport City Schools' yearly medical training. She told WJHL that without it, she may not have known how to help.
Kirsty and Oliver Heywood

Six Year-Old Saves Mom Suffering Anaphylaxis

Paramedics told Oliver he deserved a medal.

3 Year-Old Boy Recovers From Induced Coma After Eating Mom’s Secret...

Parents administered seven EpiPens then brought Omar to the hospital.
Take 2 Bethenny

Honoring Bethenny With Her Own Take 2 Campaign Flyer

Bethenny Frankel is fine after suffering a near-fatal bout of anaphylaxis and we are celebrating!
Seton Hall University

Police, Campus Safety Refuse to Administer Epinephrine to Student Suffering Anaphylaxis

"If you were my daughter or my sister, I would use it, but since you’re not I don’t want a charge against me.”
Elise and Laura

Teen Saves Best Friend Suffering Anaphylaxis

"These are two very brave girls!"
Conway Family

Children Honored for Saving Dad’s Life with EpiPen

Michael Conway, 48, has his quick thinking children to thank for his life.
Lily Brennan

Tragedy Averted: Mom Threatening Legal Action Gets Pharmacist to Act

Mother files complaint over what she calls the 'horrifying and heartbreaking' treatment her daughter received.
Ashley Spencer

Woman Saved Mid-Flight After Administration of Four EpiPens

Quick thinking by the doctors onboard likely saved Spencer's life. (With Video)

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