Misuse of Epi-Pens is Killing People

Epi-pens and other epinephrine auto-injector devices are designed to be easy to use in the case of an anaphylactic reaction, but 4 out of 5 people who have one don’t use it correctly! As I’m writing this, it’s Christmas eve and the chances of someone...

Food Allergy Increase & sad deaths

Are food allergies really increasing over time? Is this true everywhere? And what are the problems it causes? Read on….. A recent news story told of the sad death of a 13-year-old girl from peanut allergy. We’ve written before about what anaphylaxis is and...

Anaphylaxis and Food Allergies at Christmas

Christmas is coming – will Santa bring you a new EpiPen? Christmas parties, meals out with friends and a shop full of nuts (the edible kind, not the shoppers) – while this is great fun, there’s a risk that more people than usual will be exposed to...
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