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FDA Will Review New AUVI-Q Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and Small Children

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Kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review of its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for AUVI-Q 0.1 mg, the first known epinephrine auto-injector specifically designed for the treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in infants and small children weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds.
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Cincinnati Children's Researchers Develop First Molecular Test To Diagnose Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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CINCINNATI, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed the first molecular test to diagnose eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a chronic upper gastrointestinal...
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Fun Ways to Teach Children About Food Allergies

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Teaching your child about food allergies is an important part of keeping them safe. Young children can start to learn about food allergies at a young age. This knowledge will give them confidence with self-managing their food allergies as they get older. Here are some resources created just for kids to help them learn more about food allergies. The links below include books, videos, games, music and classroom resources. 1. Ally and Andy’s Activity Book This coloring and activity book from...
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Mold, Moisture Damage Leads to Long-Lasting Respiratory Effects, Study Finds

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A Finnish study found that moisture damage in the rooms where children spend most of their time led to an increased asthma risk, according to a February 16 story published in the journal Pediatrics.   A civil engineer studied the homes of nearly...
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Study Finds Asthma Linked to How Poor You Are, Not Where You Live

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It's been long believed that cities with a lot of low-income people have the highest rates of asthma. City living, or the environment, has been implicated in many studies.   A study published in the January 20, 2015 online edition of the Journal...
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Re: Preparing Your Child To Live With Food Allergies

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Preparing Your Child To Live With Food Allergies: Helping Your Kids Become Independent Young Adults Although it may be hard to imagine, your children will leave home someday. The risk of exposure to food allergies doesn't go away as they grow into independent young adults. Watch this video as Lynda shares the following tips that have worked to empower her son to manage his own food allergies. Involve them at an early age to take responsibility for their own food allergy management. Empower...
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Re: Preparing Your Child To Live With Food Allergies

PrincessRose13 ·
thank you for posting this video! I'm 23 years old and I have been living with food allergies since I was 8 years old. My parents have taught me how to live safely with food allergies since I had my first allergic reaction when I was younger. My mom (bless her heart) taught me how to use the Epipen after I got prescribed one since she carries one for a bee sting allergy. Since then, I ALWAYS read ingredients and food labels to make sure what I'm eating doesn't have anything I'm allergic to...
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Re: Preparing Your Child To Live With Food Allergies

Kathy P ·
Sounds like you have been taught well and have a great plan!
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