Maryland Schools Required to Carry Epinephrine Injectors, But is it Safe?
Q: I just heard that there are some states that require public schools to have epinephrine injectors not targeted for a specific child available in case of an emergency.
Sun May 19, 2013
An answer for peanut allergies may be in the pipeline
Moms love it for its simplicity; kids love it for its taste. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches line the bottom of brown paper bags in cafeterias across the country -- it's a staple of elementary school lunches.
Fri May 17, 2013
Hamilton wants food allergy injectors in every restaurant
Hamilton's board of health, an Ancaster Rotary Club and a McMaster University researcher are looking into a city-wide program that would see epinephrine auto-injectors in every food court, snack bar and restaurant.
Wed May 15, 2013
Foundation supports life saving medication policies for students
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America supports school policies that promote access to life-saving medications to treat students and staff who experience severe allergic reactions.
Mon May 13, 2013
Only on 3TV: Firefighters unknowingly injected patients with wrong drug
To cover up his crime and addiction, a Valley paramedic broke into numerous fire stations to steal a pain killer and replace it with another drug.
fire trucks now equipped with EpiPens
All fire trucks in Mississauga now carry life-saving EpiPens to treat people experiencing a severe allergic reaction.
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WTMA-AM North Charleston
Student Says Peanut Allergy Forced College Withdrawal
For Kelsey Hough, a tiny peanut is a big problem. So big, in fact, that the 26-year-old student says her life-threatening peanut allergy forced her to abandon her college program.
Fri May 10, 2013
Thu May 09, 2013
New device offers hope to food allergy sufferers
For years, people suffering from food allergies have used a device called an EpiPen.
Wed May 08, 2013
Twins create life-saving allergy device
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Antares Pharma Reports First Quarter 2013 Operating and Financial Results
Announced acceptance of the OTREXUP New Drug Application by the Food and Drug Administration indicating that the application is sufficiently complete to permit a substantive review.
Tue May 07, 2013
Allergy Foundation Says NC Schools Should Stock Meds
ASTHMA AND ALLERGY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA SAYS NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOLS SHOULD STOCK LIFE-SAVING ALLERGY MEDICATIONS FOUNDATION URGES NORTH CAROLINA SENATE TO AMEND, THEN ENACT H 824 The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America supports school policies that promote access to life-saving medications to treat students and staff who experience severe ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
The Daily Campus
Reducing stress for healthy skin
Even though we've reached the end of the semester, the looming threat of finals will likely keep most of us feeling a great deal of stress.
Lamakers Look to Increase Access to Allergy Medicine in Schools
Lawmakers hope a new piece of legislation will help provide relief in some emergency situations by allowing schools to carry Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, commonly known as "EpiPens." Right now, lawmakers says a family can provide an EpiPen to treat extreme allergic reactions, but if something happens and that device is not available the ability to ... (more)
Vancouver's Experiment With SUV Response Is Working
Early results of Vancouver Fire Department's use of SUVs for lower priority medical calls is promising with reductions in response times and fuel costs.
Wed May 01, 2013
Nut free snacks for school
Before each school year begins, I sit down with my kiddo's upcoming teacher and help them understand food allergies , nut allergies in our particular case.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The McDuffie Progress
Rep. Fleming speaks to Kiwanis Club of Thomson
A bill giving schools the ability to stockpile a supply of auto-injectable epinephrine for children having an allergic reaction is in the hands of Georgia's Governor.
Salt Lake Tribune
Utah boy's death highlights food allergy vigilance
The family was "religious" about not keeping anything containing peanuts in the house, she said, explaining how while playing at his friend's house last week Tanner Henstra, without a second thought, reached for a bowl of peanut butter-stuffed pretzels and popped one in his mouth.