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2013 Patient Assistance Resources for Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

If you have been prescribed epinephrine, FARE recommends that you carry two epinephrine auto-injectors with you at all times to make sure you have quick access to this life-saving medication. It’s also important to replace any expired auto-injectors right away so that you always have an up-to-date device. We know those prescription costs can add… Continue reading 2013 Patient Assistance Resources for Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

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Students Detect a Need for New Technology to Help Those With Food Allergies

Middle school students Pallavi Bhave, 14, and Joyce Tian, 13, recently won the 2013 Toshiba ExploraVision science competition, which challenges students to simulate the real research and development of a new technology. Their award-winning innovation – chosen as the winner from more than 675 teams in their region and their age group – is a… Continue reading Students Detect a Need for New Technology to Help Those With Food Allergies

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Milk OIT: Do Its Benefits Last?

Several clinical trials are evaluating the effectiveness of oral immunotherapy (OIT) for milk allergy, the most common food allergy in infants and young children. Early studies showed that a significant number of participants could be desensitized to milk. After swallowing small but steadily increasing doses of the allergen, they were able to eat foods containing… Continue reading Milk OIT: Do Its Benefits Last?