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Anaphylaxis Gets Federal Attention

A motion to raise Canadians’ awareness of anaphylaxis got a significant boost in Parliament last month when it received support from all parties during a debate in the House of Commons. On March 21, Niagara MP Dean Allison introduced Motion 546 to the House. It argues that the federal government should take greater measures to […]

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FAAMA: Inside the U.S. School Allergy Law

The following article was published in early 2011. The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network is now the FARE organization. On January 4, 2011, President Barack Obama passed the Food Safety Modernization Act. Tucked into this sweeping act as Section 112 is FAAMA, the long-awaited Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act. The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis […]

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Poll: August 2010: School Allergy Laws

Are school allergy laws and policies in your province or state making back-to-school precautions easier to manage at your allergic child’s school?

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Sabrina’s Law: The Girl and the Allergy Law

Originally published in Allergic Living’s Spring 2005 edition. In the radio documentary she made, Sabrina Shannon, just shy of 10, holds the microphone in front of her mother and asks what it’s like to have a daughter with allergies. Then she adds: “Do you think I’m beautiful?” With mock earnestness, Sara Shannon replies, “I think […]

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