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Disney to Place ‘Stock’ Auto-Injectors at Its Parks and on Cruises

EpiPens will be placed at Disney parks, resorts and cruises for emergency use.

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Valentine’s Day Pop Quiz

When the marketers and distributors of the EpiPen auto-injector did some research on the trends for Valentine’s Day, they found some statistics that might surprise you. Pop Quiz! See if you can guess whether the following statements are myth or fact.   Click here to download a copy of this poster. For  more information about severe allergies and […]

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Awareness Campaign to Award $60K to U.S. Schools

A new anaphylaxis awareness campaign will award a total of $60,000 in grants

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Utah Boy Dies from Anaphylaxis

An 11-year-old boy becomes the fourth young person to die of food anaphylaxis in the past 2 months.

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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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Profile: Actress Julie Bowen’s Role as Allergy Mom

Job: Actress on TV’s Modern Family Has child allergic to: peanuts, nuts, insect stings Allergic Living’s Gwen Smith: Julie, how did you first become aware of your child’s food allergies? Julie Bowen: I was at work on Boston Legal and my husband was at home. He sent me a text saying, ‘I think we have […]

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How Does Epinephrine Turn Off an Allergic Reaction?

Q. How does epinephrine turn off an anaphylactic reaction? This seems rather amazing, since anaphylaxis affects so many body systems. Dr. Sharma:  The ability of epinephrine to treat the many signs of anaphylaxis is rather amazing. It acts on a number of receptors in the body to exert its effects. First, it causes constriction, or […]

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Tragic Spring: 3 Food Allergy-Related Deaths

We’re saddened to report that three young people have died from anaphylactic reactions in the past two months.

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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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