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UBC researcher finds many parents don’t know how to use EpiPen

For people with severe allergies — especially children — an EpiPen can be a lifesaver in the palm of your hand.

The only problem is too many parents don’t know how to use them properly. 377 more words

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Dating with Allergies

I don’t remember when I was diagnosed with my peanut and tree nut allergies because I was so young-maybe two or three. However, I remember enjoying shrimp and calamari until I was 12 and then one day, my throat closed up. 485 more words

Healthy Eating

Minnesotan To Meet: Jason Lawinger's 'NefCase'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Millions of Americans have food allergies and for many parents, it’s not until it’s too late when they realize their child has a food allergy. 385 more words

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Precautions

Our hives are on private property but that does not mean the public won’t be tempted to check out our bees. The hives face a field that will have over 2500 strawberry plants this summer along with other vegetables. 133 more words

What to do with the used EpiPen....

Hi all (again)!

My mum has a Snoopy mug which said “What to do with the used tea bag?” The line stuck in my head and I thought of it when I had used EpiPens to dispose of. 133 more words

Anaphylaxis

Epipen Noir

I couldn’t see the inanimate object, but I could hear it speak. The Epipen had a voice like an Italian mobster if you can believe that. 417 more words

Needle Length of Auto-Injectors May Need Review for Infants and Toddlers, Study Finds

Breaking news coverage for Allergic Living from the 2016 AAAAI conference.

Epinephrine auto-injectors are a life-saving tool for children with allergies, however new evidence suggests the design of the devices may need adjustment for use on very young children.

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