Many schools don’t have a full-time nurse, yet teachers aren’t permitted to use auto-injectors.
Peanut-allergic preschool children who received peanut oral immunotherapy as part of a clinical trial were 19 times more likely to successfully add peanut-containing foods into their diets, researchers said.
Before a school meeting on allergy accommodations, do your research — and plan how you’ll win them over.
A 10-year-old Ontario boy with asthma and food allergies, who died after collapsing in his school’s office, was without proper asthma controller medication and didn’t have epinephrine administered quickly enough, even though he was carrying an auto-injector, the investigating coroner has revealed. Javier Avina died from either an asthma attack or a food-allergic reaction on April 5,… Read more »
The number of reactions requiring stock epinephrine tripled over 5 years.
Expanded survey looked at more than 6,500 elementary, middle and high schools.
Anthony Ruelas’s actions may have saved a girl’s life. Could they lead to stock albuterol laws?
Simon Katz, 16, of Littleton, Colorado had been celebrating homecoming.