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2013-12-11 23:05:06

New Spanish-language Resource and Results from a National Survey to be Released Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 “Severe allergic reactions are serious, and they can be life-threatening if not treated immediately. Hispanics need to know what anaphylaxis is, how to prevent it, and above all, what to do if they or their children have an anaphylactic reaction. It can mean the difference between life and death,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance...

2013-11-13 23:02:18

New law encourages schools to stock lifesaving medicine for anaphylactic emergencies. McLean, VA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 President Obama today signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act during a ceremony attended by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) CEO John L. Lehr, members of FARE’s board of directors and key congressional sponsors. This historic and potentially lifesaving legislation is the first federal law encouraging schools to stock epinephrine...

2013-10-30 23:22:33

Food Allergy Research & Education urges schools to adopt new school food allergy guidelines published today by the CDC. McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) published new school food allergy guidelines on Wednesday that seek to protect the physical and emotional health of students with food allergies by providing practical information and strategies for schools while reinforcing federal laws and regulations. Food Allergy Research...

2013-10-02 10:19:12

Newest research shows no increased danger All children should have flu shots, even if they have an egg allergy, and it's now safe to get them without special precautions. This finding is from the latest update on the safety of the flu vaccine for allergic patients, published in the October issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the official journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). The current recommendation from the CDC's Advisory...


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