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Survey Finds Many Unprepared for Anaphylaxis

Media Release / Sanofi Canada / Nov. 1, 2012 According to a new 2012 Leger Marketing survey commissioned by Sanofi Canada, an alarming number of Canadians at risk of anaphylaxis do NOT always carry or have immediate access to an epinephrine auto-injector. And many are uncertain about how to correctly use the device. Low level […]

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Majority Not Carrying An Auto-Injector for Allergy

An alarming 63 percent of adults at risk of anaphylaxis do not always carry an auto-injector with them.

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Allergy-Friendly Halloween Crafts

Awesome Halloween crafts and non-food alternatives.

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Alarming Lack of Allergy Vigilance With Babies: Study

Researchers have found a high rate of allergic reactions in infants, with some being babies being “knowingly” fed an allergen.

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City Kids More Prone to Food Allergies

If you’re a kid living in the city, you’re a lot more likely to have a food allergy than if you live out a farm. In fact, you’re also more likely to have a food allergy than kids living in your city’s suburbs or in adjacent small towns, with the gap growing as the population […]

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Quebec Camps Won’t Give the Auto-Injector

Allergy advocates are upset that Quebec City day camps will only help a child to self-inject in an allergy emergency.

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Allergist Mom: What My Food Allergic Kids Taught Me

The medical training did not prepare me for having children with multiple allergies.

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Allergies, Asthma and Why Kids Can’t Sleep

According to a study last year in the journal Pediatrics, by Michelle M. Garrison, a research scientist at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, about 21 percent of pre-school children deal with at least two sleep problems, from a list that includes difficulty falling asleep, nightmares, repeated night waking or daytime tiredness. Between 20 and 43 percent […]

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City Living Boosts Risk of Food Allergy in Kids

Children living in U.S. cities are much more likely to have food allergies than kids in rural areas, according to a large study published in Pediatrics.

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Campaign for a Quebec Food Allergy & Asthma School Law

Following a young girl’s tragic death, please join the write-in campaign.

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