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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:21 pm 
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http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/heal ... gies-.html
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The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which Durbin and Kirk intend to introduce in the Senate this week, will encourage states across the nation to improve school access to epinephrine auto-injectors, like the EpiPen, to be used if students have life threatening systemic allergic reactions.

I only had a chance to look quickly at this...but it looked good at a glance...hopefully this will kick things off everywhere with training to go with it. Training is key.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:09 pm 
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25% of first-time anaphylactic reactions among children occurs in school.
http://www.illinoisattorneygen​eral.gov/children/EpiPens_Scho​ol_FactSheet82311.pdf

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:37 pm 
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http://www.wbez.org/story/kirk-and-durb ... hool-94032

Beside those young gentlemen in the picture, who look so great :thumbsup there are a couple of things interesting in this article.

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"If we have a good samaritan law, no one will hesitate because of liability concerns to deliver the epi-pen," Kirk said.
Love that! ...and with education they should know when and where it is, and how. And if the unions give the members the go ahead.

which reminds me....check this out http://www.suntimes.com/news/education/ ... g-pot.html

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dd-asthma (trigger - flu) anaphylactic to eggs, severe allergies to bugspray and penicilin,pulmicort
ds-Seasonal, cats and OAS
dh-allergy cats, bugspray and guava, outgrew egg allergy


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 6:56 pm 
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http://www.myjournalcourier.com/article ... urbin.html

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