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Teal Pumpkin Project

This week several people have sent me links to a new thing for Halloween this year. The Teal Pumpkin Project! Can I tell you how scary Halloween can be for a parent of a child with severe food allergies. 188 more words

Peanut Allergy

How can I be allergic to healthy?

I write about some strange things at times.

You ever get sick and just wonder what the heck is going on? I mean, you eat right, you do everything the doctor tells you, and you even take your medications and vitamins and still . 702 more words

Opinion Articles

2014 Blog 288: A Peanut Challenge

My young batman had his peanut challenge today, under the supervision of his Doctor, of course.  In this challenge he was dared to eat M&M peanuts to see if he will have an allergic reaction.   390 more words


EpiPen access in schools could now save lives

By Molly Lowitzer (Collierville High School)

During the past year, girls in both Virginia and Illinois have died due to a lack of epinephrine in schools. 365 more words


17 Effects of Anaphylaxis on the Body

I was recently contacted by a US based company who had read some of the blog where I talk about our experience of using BVT to ask me if I would share their infographic detailing the effects of anaphylaxis on the body.  903 more words


EpiPen Basics

An epiPen is a lifesaver. Anaphylactic shock is often a quick and severe allergic reaction to things like insect bites and stings, foods ingredients, penicillin or other allergens. 587 more words

Medicinal Chemistry


I’m sure you have allergies or somebody you know – husband, wife, mom, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, grandmother or some other relative or a friend. We have all heard of these horror stories that ended in the back of the ambulance or even death. 632 more words