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Epinephrine Devices Recalled
An epinephrine injection during a serious allergic reaction can be a lifesaver. But one brand of epinephrine injectors has been recalled because they might not deliver a lifesaving dose.
Anaphylaxis: An Unpredictable Danger
Anaphylaxis can occur within seconds of exposure to an allergen like a peanut or a bee sting. But new evidence suggests that many US schools may be ill-prepared to deal with such events.
Epinephrine Autoinjectors: Safety Tips
Even lifesaving devices like epinephrine autoinjectors can pose risks. That's why it's important to use them safely.
Making Life Better for Chronic Sinus Infection Patients
Chronic sinus infections can lead to sleep problems and poor quality of life, but there may be some hope on the horizon.
New Guidelines: When to Use Epinephrine
Getting the right treatment in an allergy emergency can be the difference between life and death. An expert panel weighed in on these emergencies.
Asthma Inhalers, Allergy Devices Could Save Lives
In a severe allergy attack, patients may need to take medication fast — and using medication incorrectly could slow this process. Many patients may need more education on how to use their medications properly.
A Spicy Dare Not Worth Taking
Truth or dare is an age-old game that will never wear out in childhood and adolescence. Often, the game involves harmless fun. But some dares should never be taken.
Allergies: To Test or Not to Test
So you think you're allergic to something you inhaled, touched or ate. But without any obvious symptoms, it's hard to tell exactly what you're allergic to. And experts say allergy testing may not always be useful.
What’s In My Toothpaste?
Have you ever read your toothpaste’s ingredient list? Probably not. But if you did, you’d most likely find triclosan on the list.
Battle of the Bug Bites
As you're enjoying Memorial Day meals this weekend, don't be surprised to see six-legged friends scavenging for meals. Hopefully, they'll go after your food crumbs and not your blood.