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We’re saddened to report that three young people have died from anaphylactic reactions in the past two months.
A list of some of the most fascinating findings from this year’s meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Researchers have discovered that in certain individuals there may be a more effective location to administer the shot of life.
Update January 2013: Many Allergic Living readers expressed concern about the death in prison of Michael Saffioti, a Washington State man with severe dairy allergy and asthma. In early January, the Snohomish County Prosecutor made the decision not to lay any charges, based on a 400-page report compiled by the County Sherriff’s Office. The report […]
Allergy advocates are upset that Quebec City day camps will only help a child to self-inject in an allergy emergency.
A newly designed EpiPen launched in pharmacies across Canada in April. The popular epinephrine auto-injector has been given a makeover to make it extremely user-friendly. The new EpiPen features larger, easy-to-read instructions and bright colours to differentiate the safety release and the needle tip. The latter also clearly states: “needle end”. The auto-injector also has […]