FARE News

2017 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. When AUVI-Q® returns to the market on Feb. 14, 2017, there will be four epinephrine auto-injectors available, each with its own pricing structure and programs… Continue reading 2017 Patient Assistance Resources for Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Food Allergy Research

In Babies Treated for Eczema, Early Introduction to Egg Limits Egg Allergy Prevalence

A clinical trial conducted in Japan and published online in The Lancet (Dec. 8, 2016) found that the development of egg allergy in infants with eczema was dramatically reduced by aggressive eczema treatment combined with regular consumption of heated whole-egg powder. The prevalence of egg allergy was 79 percent lower among one-year-olds who had eaten… Continue reading In Babies Treated for Eczema, Early Introduction to Egg Limits Egg Allergy Prevalence

Webinars

Webinar Recording and Recap: Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions

Pre-recorded in December 2016, the webinar Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions is presented by Clifford W. Bassett, MD. Dr. Bassett is Medical Director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and is on the faculty of New York University School of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the State University of New… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions

Webinars

Webinar Recording and Recap: When Should I Use Epi? Why Am I Afraid of It?

The Dec. 12, 2016 webinar –When Should I Use Epi? Why Am I Afraid of It? –featured Jonathan Spergel, MD PhD. Dr. Spergel is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, he is Chief of the Allergy Section and Director of Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: When Should I Use Epi? Why Am I Afraid of It?

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Food Allergy Research & Education Calls on U.S. Department of Transportation To Take Action on Discriminatory Food Allergy Policy by American Airlines

FARE Requests Investigation of American Airlines for Violations of Air Carrier Access Act  Seeking to protect the rights of individuals with food allergies who travel by air, Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) filed a complaint today with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) against American Airlines for misleading passengers about their legal rights and… Continue reading Food Allergy Research & Education Calls on U.S. Department of Transportation To Take Action on Discriminatory Food Allergy Policy by American Airlines

FARE Kids Who Care

FARE Kids Who Care: A Part of Life, Not a Burden

The challenges of managing food allergy can also be a source of creative inspiration. Last year, FARE Teen Advisory Group member Maya Konoff interviewed 17-year-old Jake Fiore, a varsity soccer captain for Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan (New Jersey). Through a fundraiser he’s organized called Making Saves for Food Allergies, Jake is… Continue reading FARE Kids Who Care: A Part of Life, Not a Burden

Food Allergy Research

New NIAID Guidelines Recommend Peanut-Containing Foods for Infants to Prevent Peanut Allergy

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has issued clinical guidelines recommending introduction of peanut-containing foods during infancy to limit the risk of developing peanut allergy. Published Jan. 5, 2017 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the new NIAID Addendum Guidelines for the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in the United States… Continue reading New NIAID Guidelines Recommend Peanut-Containing Foods for Infants to Prevent Peanut Allergy