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FREE WEBINAR: Epinephrine in Schools
4/30/13 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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FREE Webinar: Ask the Allergist and Pharmacist about Epinephrine
2/26/14 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
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AAFA Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan
10/22/13 5:56 PM
 
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2013 Food Allergy Webinar Series Highlights
12/4/13 4:34 PM
 
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OUR EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES TEACHES PRACTICAL FOOD ALLERGY MANAGEMENT The mission of Kids With Food Allergies is to improve the day-to-day lives of families raising children with food allergies and empower them to create a safe and healthy future...
 
Anaphylaxis in America Research Study Review with Dr. Robert Wood (Video and Resources)
11/20/13 12:14 PM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on November 18, 2013 featuring guest speaker Robert A. Wood, MD, chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins. Dr....
 
Anaphylaxis: Severe Allergic Reactions (Handout)
6/3/14 2:24 PM
 
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This free two-page handout is filled with essential information about anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that can be life-threatening. Symptoms of Anaphylaxis Being Prepared for Anaphylaxis Common Causes of Anaphylaxis Knowing How to Treat...
 
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Link to video Dr. Dave Stukus, a pediatric allergist at Nationwide Children's Children's Hospital, and a medical advisor for Kids With Food Allergies, is featured in this video and article supporting increased access to epinephrine in schools....
 
Ask the Allergist and Pharmacist about Epinephrine
2/21/14 12:08 PM
 
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FREE WEBINAR:   Everything You Wanted To Know About Epinephrine And More RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Wednesday, February 26, 2014 TIME:  7:00 pm Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device...
 
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Football Legend Jerome Bettis & Cookbook Guru Robin Miller Kick-off Auvi-Q™ Anaphylaxis Awareness Campaign- Bettis and Miller, Both at Risk for Anaphylaxis, Join Forces with Sanofi US to Introduce Auvi-Q (Epinephrine...
 
9/13/12 12:57 PM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies Foundation supports legislation that would provide undesignated epinephrine in schools to help staff treat any student (including those suffering a reaction for the first time) suffering a severe allergic reaction."A Prince...
 
5/15/12 5:40 PM
 
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Did you know? Epinephrine should be given immediately to treat anaphylaxis. Delays in giving epinephrine to patients can result in rapid decline and death within 30 to 60 minutes. Epinephrine acts immediately, but it may be necessary to give repeat...
 
Everything You Need to Know About Epinephrine (Video & Resources)
2/28/14 11:42 AM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America hosted a free educational webinar on February 26, 2014 featuring two of our medical advisors, Michael Pistiner, MD, and Angela Nace, PharmD. They...
 
4/23/13 2:07 PM
 
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Thank you to Erin Bohacek, a KFA member, for speaking up on the issue of stocking epinephrine in Florida schools. Her story can be found in the Tampa Bay Times: "Thousands of kids with undiagnosed allergies to food and insect bites aren't able to...
 
Commercially Available Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Available with a Prescription in the United States (2014)
6/23/14 11:52 AM
 
Commercially Available Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Available with a Prescription in the United States by Angela Nace, PharmD Epinephrine auto-injectors are the treatment for anaphylaxis. Several epinephrine auto-injectors are now available in the...
 
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Holiday treats, birthday parties, lunchtime and snack time can pose risks for students across the nation. Dr. Ruchi Gupta wrote an opinion piece for CNN on why Congress should pass the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act: How to...
 
6/25/13 1:34 PM
 
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Mylan Specialty L.P. Joins Forces with Adrian Peterson and Jo Frost to Launch Anaphylaxis Preparedness CampaignInspired by the millions of people who have made EpiPen® (epinephrine) Auto-Injector the No. 1 prescribed epinephrine auto-injector for...
 
Sanofi Announces FDA Approval for Auvi-Q: Card-Sized, Voice-Activated Epinephrine Auto-Injector
8/15/12 2:50 AM
 
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Sanofi Announces FDA Approval for Auvi-Q™, First Voice-guided Epinephrine Auto-injector for Patients with Life-threatening Allergies Breakthrough device design talks patients and caregivers through the injection process Paris, France...
 
New Federal Law Encourages Schools to Stock Undesignated Epinephrine for Allergy Emergencies
11/13/13 4:27 PM
 
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School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Has Been Signed into Law President Obama has signed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act into federal law.  Thank you to all who took action to help this important federal legislation move one...
 
Partnering with Your School Nurse for a Safe School Year (Video and Resources)
8/2/13 1:31 PM
 
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Free webinar presented by Kids With Food Allergies on July 30, 2013 with guest speakers Dr. Michael Pistiner and Sally Schoessler, MEd, BSN, RN:    Video is one hour long. Please wait a moment to allow the video to buffer before...
 
10/24/13 4:25 PM
 
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A bill in the Pennsylvania Senate (SB 898) would amend the Public School Code of 1949 to require schools in the state to stock epinephrine auto-injectors for use in the event of a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Approximately 20-25% of...
 
9/7/12 5:20 PM
 
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Press Release: Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Announces its 4th Annual Strides for Safe Kids Mall Walk & Expo; Certificate of Appreciation for Representative Thomas Murt Kids With Food...
 
5/7/13 1:27 AM
 
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National campaign works to put life-saving epinephrine in all schools to combat the dangerous effects of food allergies. NBC News' Erika Edwards reports.
 
1/28/13 8:35 AM
 
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Sanofi Announces Auvi-Q™, The First And Only Voice-Guided Epinephrine Auto-Injector, Is Now Available In The U.S.   – Breakthrough device design talks patients and caregivers through the injection process – BRIDGEWATER, N.J.,...
 
School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act Awaits President Obama's Signature
11/5/13 3:25 PM
 
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School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act  Congress has passed the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act.  Thank you to all who took action to help this important federal legislation move one step closer to becoming law!  It...
 
School Laws Protecting Students with Food Allergies
11/13/13 1:07 PM
 
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School Laws Protecting Students with Food Allergies  by Lynda Mitchell When it comes to creating a safe school environment for food-allergic students, some schools are more cooperative and informed than others. In an effort to keep students with...
 
KFA Applauds PA State Sen. Folmer and the Education Committee for Moving Pennsylvania Epinephrine in Schools Bill, HB 803
6/9/14 11:16 AM
 
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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) Applauds PA State Sen. Folmer and the Education Committee for Moving Epinephrine in Schools Bill, HB 803 Last week, Pennsylvania’s State Senate Education Committee successfully reported a bill, HB 803 that would...
 
Rep. Thomas Murt to Receive Recognition at Mall Walk and Expo in Philadelphia #foodallergy
9/6/12 12:19 PM
 
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News Flash! There’s still time to register for the 4th Annual Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Strides for Safe Kids® Mall Walk and Expo! More Info and Free Registration We are also pleased to announce that...
 
5/29/12 5:45 PM
 
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Maryland passes law regarding epinephrine in schoolsMaryland has passed a law requiring schools to set up a policy addressing the use of undesignated epinephrine for emergency use. Bill summary and senate version of the ...
 
8/20/13 2:06 PM
 
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This Back-to-School Season, Mylan Specialty L.P. Encourages People to be Better Prepared for a Life-Threatening Allergic Reaction BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully integrated specialty...
 
8/14/12 9:42 PM
 
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Through EpiPen4Schools™ Program, Mylan Helps Schools Better Prepare For Students With Life-Threatening Allergies  BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Specialty L.P., the fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical...
 
Stocking Epinephrine in Schools: What You Need to Know (Video & Resources)
5/1/13 3:35 PM
 
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On April 30, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation (KFA) hosted a free webinar in partnership with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) with guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD, and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc. We thank them...
 
9/18/13 12:22 PM
 
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A study investigating a nasally-delivered, needle-free form of epinephrine demonstrated that it was readily absorbed and is comparable to EpiPen(R).   The new product is expected to enter clinical trials in 2014.  ...
 
Study of Food Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis Management
6/4/12 12:00 PM
 
A survey study of index food-related allergic reactions and anaphylaxis managementThanks in large part to the enthusiastic and committed members of KFA, we recently published an article in the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology (now available...
 
2/5/13 1:51 PM
 
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Basking Ridge, NJ, January 31, 2013 – Valentine’s Day brings the exchange of cards and candy, and marks a popular time for social events and dates involving food. But for parents whose children have life-threatening food allergies, it...
 
3/5/14 11:39 AM
 
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Wonderful news from the great state of Nevada: Two students' lives have been saved thanks to their state stock epinephrine law, including one on Feb 12th, when "an 8th-grade student complained of an inability to swallow, difficulty breathi ng, and a...
 
9/25/12 9:17 PM
 
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A high school student from Freedom High School was assessed and treated for anaphylaxis by the school's nurse.  Virginia recently passed a law that allows schools to have emergency epinephrine on stock at the school, allowing schools to save the...
 
4/15/13 8:00 AM
 
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FREE WEBINAR: Epinephrine In Schools: What You Need To Know Join us to learn why access to epinephrine in schools is important to children who are at risk for anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). We'll cover the four key issues presented by...
 
Important News About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
6/24/13 8:05 AM
 
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There will be 4 epinephrine auto injectors on the US market by the end of June - Adrenaclick, Auvi-Q, EpiPen and a generic of Adrenaclick.
 
Important News About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
9/16/13 10:51 AM
 
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Unfortunately, our insurance won't cover auvi-Q.  It is interesting, however, since we pay 90% of our prescriptions.  I did find out through an Auvi-Q rep that pharmacies set their own price.  I had the pharmacist check on the pricing...
 
Important News About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
10/19/13 5:32 PM
 
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well im just finding out that my two youngest one s has got a milk and peach allery and one of them also have asthsm too and I don't even have a pen in the house at all wht do I doi also have a food allergy to and we can afford one either and I ask my...
 
Important News About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
10/19/13 5:41 PM
 
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Hi Esther - I know that Auvi-Q and Epi Pen both have discounts at the moment to cover the cost of a prescription.  You can see the link Lynda posted about regarding the Auvi-Q.  And here is the info on EpiPen .
 
Important News About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
10/19/13 5:53 PM
 
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Welcome Esther!!    Sorry to hear that you are dealing with food allergies, but we are glad that you found us!  You've come to the right place for support.    The majority of insurances do cover epinephrine auto-injectors, but...
 
Important News About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
10/20/13 1:14 PM
 
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Esther!  Most insurances do cover Epipens.  I would recommend calling your insurance and ask them if they cover Epipens.
 
Important News About Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
7/11/13 10:02 AM
 
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I got a prescription for Auvi-Q and tried to have it filled but my insurance refused it—they said I had to pay full price ($200+). So for now we are sticking with Epi-Pens.