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A Better Epinephrine Auto-injector

If you or a loved one had a food allergy in the 1970s or ‘80s, you know that there has been very little innovation or improvement...
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Take Two: The Importance of Carrying Two Epinephrine Auto-injectors

Take Two: The Importance of Carrying Two Epinephrine Auto-injectors
With Halloween around the bend, we wanted to share a quick PSA on the importance of carrying two epinephrine auto-injectors in case of an allergic reaction. Why?...
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Best Practices For Kids + Epinephrine

I’m not quite sure how summer passed by so quickly. Is it really back-to-school season already?! As families gear up for the school year ahead, we...
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Why the Thigh?

Why the Thigh?
Most people that carry epinephrine with them to treat serious allergic reaction will tell you they were given strict instructions to inject the needle into their...
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How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life
Have you ever stabbed anyone? I have.I stabbed my friend and Allergy Amulet Co-Founder Abi Barnes with an EpiPen in the summer of 2007.  Abi and...
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Anaphylaxis Know-How in a Portable Pocket Card

On the Pantry blog today, I'm sharing the card my daughter and I formulated (based on advice from our allergist) as a reminder for her about...
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How Auvi-Q AffordAbility Works: The Nitty-Gritty

How Auvi-Q AffordAbility Works: The Nitty-Gritty
The Auvi-Q has been available again for a week now, but chances are you haven’t taken advantage of it yet. After all, we only need new...
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What to do when your Epinephrine Expires too soon

What to do when your Epinephrine Expires too soon
Has this ever happened to you? You head to the pharmacy to pick up your child’s most recent epinephrine prescription, take it home, and open it...
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The Faces Behind the Auvi-Q

The Faces Behind the Auvi-Q
In light of the other day's media announcement that the Auvi-Q will not only be returning to market, but will be doing so next month, I wanted...
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The High Cost of Epinephrine

The High Cost of Epinephrine
So, Mylan has announced that they “care,” and they’re going to help us all out by increasing the value of their savings cards from $100 to...
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Food Allergy Stats You Don’t Often See

Food Allergy Stats You Don’t Often See
A few weeks ago, I shared a link on our social media channels about a second Smart Case and App for carrying epinephrine autoinjectors–the case monitors...
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Leave him without epinephrine?

Leave him without epinephrine?
I know I'm posting this a bit late, but I think everyone can still appreicate the seriousness of my story.  I ask you this:  Are the...
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Flights, Peanuts, Allergic Kids -- More Notes From an Anxious Mom

Flights, Peanuts, Allergic Kids -- More Notes From an Anxious Mom
It's been a worrisome month in the food allergy community. In two separate incidents, a little girl experienced anaphylaxis aboard an airplane as a result of a...
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Make a Difference - Choose Epinephrine

Make a Difference - Choose Epinephrine
  Why are we so hesitant to use epinephrine?     I don't know anyone who analyzes the severity of a headache before taking medicine for...
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