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My Child is Afraid of Using The Auto-Injector, What Can I do?

Q: My child is afraid of the auto-injector. What can I do? Dr. Pistiner: I’ve met kids whose eyes widen and  tears well up at the mere mention of an auto-injector. This is a very real issue that comes up for some children. We should all keep in mind that sometimes the unknown can be scarier […]

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How Do I Know When to Use My Auto-Injector?

Q: My 5-year-old is newly diagnosed with anaphylaxis to soy and peanut. I’m a little nervous about when to use the auto-injector. If a reaction occurs, how do I know if the symptoms are serious enough to use it? e.g. would he need to be wheezing?  Dr. Sharma: Dealing with a new diagnosis of a food […]

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Our 11-Year-Old Takes Charge in Emergency

After a mistake of eating an unsafe candy, our brave girl acted swiftly to save her own life.

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Emergency Allergy Training Course Launched

New course fills an important educational gap by providing clear instructions for what steps to take if witnessing an anaphylactic reaction.

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Roundup: AAAAI 2013 Coverage

A list of some of the most fascinating findings from this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

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Epi Shot Moves Lower in Obese Patients

Researchers have discovered that in certain individuals there may be a more effective location to administer the shot of life.

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