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Lemme Tell You How I Ended Up Owning An EpiPen

Settle in, friends, this is a long story. Get yourself some snacks and wine. I’ll wait here.


Ok, so I can’t eat chocolate. I know! 2,601 more words


Seeking Alpha Prototype Testers

EpiCase Australia is now proud to announce production of the Alpha Series prototype EpiCase (α-EpiCase). To ensure that the final products are reliable, easy to use, and bug-free, these prototypes require rigorous and thorough testing by the general public, and so expressions of interest are sought by any persons wishing to trial the prototype. 162 more words


Schiller Park School District 81 Needs to Adopt a Policy To Increase Access to Potentially Life-Saving Medicine For Children with Severe Allergies

The Illinois Public Act 98-0795 that became effective on August 1, 2014, is  designed to make Illinois’ schools safer for students and staff.   The most important part of the law, sponsored in the nate by State Senator Andy Manar (D–Bunker Hill), expanded access to life-saving epinephrine auto-injectors or epi-pens. 922 more words

Blue to the sky, orange to the thigh

WARNING: long post.

Since around 2-3 months, Archer has suffered from mild eczema. It was at it’s worst around 6 months which meant we had to use a topical cream to remove the infection before using steroid cream to get on top of it before it spread. 859 more words

The Epipen Dilemma

August 19, 2014

The epipen is a stick of adrenaline, literally.  If you find yourself reacting badly to a sting, like throat closing, unable to breath – then you stick one of these into your thigh, which releases adrenaline into your system and makes your heart race, which somehow counteracts the reaction and can save your life.   423 more words

General Bee Chat

The Mango Wars: Part II

As a four-year-old Buddy, from Uncasville, Conn., was diagnosed with a chocolate and cocoa allergy. He vividly remembers returning home after trick-or-treating each Halloween and forking over his chocolate candy in exchange for his sisters fruit-flavored sweets. 527 more words


Healing the Gut Part 3 - Allergy Tests and My Weakness Exposed

A lot has happened this month on the allergy front!  We finally decided to take our six year old for the blood work his allergy doctor ordered a few months ago.   1,306 more words