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Central Michigan University Student Charged in Alleged Peanut Hazing Incident
A college student could face jail time if convicted of the charge.
Update on U.S. EpiPen Recall: Devices and Info on Potential Defect
Do you own EpiPens that are part of the March 31, 2017 recall? Pharmaceutical company Mylan provides the following step-by-step… Read more »
Mylan Faces Potential Class Action Over EpiPen Price Hikes
Lawsuit alleges an “illegal scheme” used to drive up prices of EpiPen auto-injectors.
Report Recognizes Food Allergy as Health Priority, Urges Wide Epi Access, Better Labeling and Data
Sweeping report calls on FDA, CDC and other agencies to develop food allergy guidelines and expand training.
After Son’s Nut Allergy Tragedy, Family Urges Food Allergy Education
Oakley Debbs, 11, died of anaphylaxis after consuming nut-containing cake.
Emergency Anaphylaxis Visits Soared in Decade
Severe reactions to foods among kids climbed by 285 percent.
Peanut Patch Shows Progress in Kids in One-Year Findings
Almost half of youngsters could consume 10 times more peanut than at start of study.
Colleges Lack Food Allergy Support Beyond the Dining Hall
Study finds families having to educate all – from professors to librarians, coaches and servers.
Cell Therapy Seen as Potential Food Allergy, Asthma Cure
Novel technique reduced anaphylaxis by 90 percent in food-allergic mice.