This website will be offline for maintenance Friday, November 9th, 2018, from approximately 8:00 PM EST and 12:00 AM EST. Thank you for your patience.

As EpiPen prices soar, food allergy sufferers search for alternatives

As parents of children with food allergies begin gearing up for the start of school, many have faced a harsh reality as the price for the potentially lifesaving EpiPen has skyrocketed over the past few years.

EpiPens are spring-loaded syringes filled with epinephrine and are widely carried by people with life-threatening allergies. Over 3.6 million […]

Strange but true: Girl’s food allergy only activated with exercise

One teenaged girl in Canada may have the best excuse to not exercise after she experienced anaphylaxis from eating rice crackers and hummus and then exercised on her treadmill. According to a recent report, the 17-year-old ran for just 10 minutes before her lips started to swell and she developed puffy eyes, hives, itching and […]

Fairfield, N.J., police vehicles to carry Epi-Pens

Those suffering from severe allergies in a New Jersey town can rest a bit easier.

The Fairfield, N.J., police department recently announced they will begin carrying Epi-Pens in their police vehicles. The devices are used to treat severe, life-threatening allergic reactions.

The Fairfield police department is one of only six departments in New Jersey so […]