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Prison Allergy Death Sparks Investigation

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 […]

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Quebec Camps Won’t Give the Auto-Injector

Allergy advocates are upset that Quebec City day camps will only help a child to self-inject in an allergy emergency.

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Feature-Dr. Sicherer

When Can a Child Self-Inject?

Dr. Sicherer advises on when to prepare a child to administer an auto-injector in an emergency.

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Amarria

Time to End Food Allergy Tragedies

Amarria was the wakeup call: epinephrine has to be there to save lives.

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Updated EpiPen

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 […]

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