Tag: California food allergy

The Nurse Who’s the Allergic Student’s Protector

When parents hand their children with food allergies over to the school system, they hope there will be someone like school nurse Cathy Owens around, setting anaphylaxis policy and ensuring kids are safe. Owens has been passionate about anaphylaxis ever since the star of her school’s drama program came into her office struggling to breathe.… Read more »

Finding Food Allergy Hope: Q&A with Natalie Giorgi’s Parents

Natalie Giorgi Posted July 2014 – A year ago this month, Natalie Giorgi tragically died of an anaphylactic reaction to peanut. Her family and friends have been devastated – and her death caused an outpouring of sympathy in the food allergy community across North America. Everyone with a child at risk of anaphylaxis could relate… Read more »