Quick action is key during a serious allergic reaction. That’s why, kind of like a fire drill, it’s smart to occasionally review the instructions your doctor gave you and run through the steps you would take in an emergency. And, there’s no better time than now to brush up on your skills. “Allergy emergencies can […]
I’m happy to hear schools are taking the initiative after the Ohio House Bill 296 passed last year. The bill calls for schools to stock EpiPens and allows trainers, coaches and other sideline personnel to administer it on somebody who wasn’t actually prescribed epinephrine.
Not only is it saving lives with greater access to the injectors, but also more people are being trained on how to administer the medication.
Sometimes food allergies are easy to spot, such as peanut and nuts. Other times, a food allergen may be hidden in a list of ingredients. That’s where friends can help.