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I’m very excited to report that my campaign to provide free anaphylaxis first aid training to teachers and care givers raised enough funds to train 99 individuals in anaphylaxis first aid through my online course at epipentraining.com!* Donors to the campaign could select perks that include training codes that they can use themselves or give […]
In May of 2012, I advised that a tv commercial launched by Mylan was misleading and dangerous. It was the Max’s Birthday Party campaign, which caused serious concern within the allergic community. The script read: Mom: So you’re excited for Max’s birthday party? It should be pretty awesome. Son: Yeah! Mom: Even with your […]
Training Course In The Administration Of Epinephrine For Personnel Under the School Access To Epinephrine Act
Yesterday, on November 13, 2013, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act H.R. 2094 became law at President Barack Obama’s hand. The Act provides an incentive to encourage states to enact legislation that requires “stock” epinephrine auto-injectors in their schools (epinephrine that is not prescribed to a specific student, often referred to as EpiPen or Auvi-Q epinephrine […]
Earlier this month, I attended the first annual Food Allergy Blogger Conference, which was held in Las Vegas. Jenny Dare Mitchell Sprague and Homa Woodrum did an excellent job organizing the event, and their capability, professionalism, and gracious hosting were inspiring. I don’t have notes to share from sessions I attended at the conference, or […]