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I’ve been contemplating the issue of students self carrying asthma reliever puffers and the tragic death of Ryan Gibbons, age 12, from an asthma attack last year at a Thames Valley District School Board school in Straffordville, Ontario. Ryan’s mother, Sandra Gibbons, describes her son as comical, playful, compassionate, helpful, one who would always befriend […]
Tragically, there has been another food allergy death. This beautiful, strong, and vibrant man, Andrew Turner, who lived with an allergy to nuts for 35 years, died while enjoying a meal at a friend’s house after eating a crust of bread that contained nuts. Mr. Turner did not receive first aid until paramedics arrived, but […]
I am thrilled that Living Without magazine has a 9 page center spread titled “All About Epinephrine” in its December/January 2014 edition, which you can read by clicking on the cover image to the left. Written by Wendy Mondello, the article includes comments from: Chris Weiss, CEO of FARE Carolyn Duff, RN, President of the […]