Common mistakes when using epinephrine autoinjectors

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Epinephrine is commonly prescribed for the treatment of anaphylaxis. For families of children with potentially serious allergies, using epinephrine... Read more

What resources can help me manage my child's asthma?

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Today’s guest blogger is Tyra Bryant-Stephens, MD, Director and Founder of The Community Asthma Prevention Program at The Children's... Read more

Can food dyes cause allergic reactions?

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Manufacturers use food additives for many reasons, including enhancing the color or flavor of foods, increasing nutrients, or decreasing microbial... Read more

Schools can carry EpiPens after Jan 1

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Editor’s Note: This is a follow up to a blog post about a state bill which would allow schools to carry a supply of epinephrine auto-injector... Read more

What’s the best way to prevent eczema?

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If your child continually experiences itchy, dry, red skin and small bumps on parts of the face or parts of the body – it could be atopic... Read more

Common things are common in adolescent health

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I love idioms. They always seem to hit the nail on the head. Every now and again, I use them when talking with my patients and their families... Read more

PA Senate should consider bill to allow school storage of epi pens

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Today’s guest blogger is Lynda Mitchell, Vice President for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). She leads AAFA’s... Read more

Does your child with a food allergy or asthma have an action plan?

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As children with allergies and asthma head off to school, you'll need to be thinking about their medical supplies in addition to their school... Read more