Category Archives: Anaphylaxis

The Science of Anaphylaxis – An Allergic Storm

“Education leads to enlightenment.  Enlightenment opens the way to empathy.  Empathy foreshadows reform.”  -  Derrick A. Bell The death of Ammaria Johnson is heart-wrenching for all of us.  An innocent 7 year old dies at school from peanut-induced anaphylaxis because … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis, Observations, Science

Food Allergy Death Talk

It was a gorgeous fall day for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis (FAAN) walk in Chicago.  The kids were busy collecting allergen-friendly food samples and coloring pages.  There was music playing and the kids packed the stage to dance together.  … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis, Family, Observations

Let me introduce myself…

  My husband and I had the privilege of being honored this Saturday, October 22, at the Food Allergy Initiative’s 4th Annual Chicago Benefit (www.faiusa.org). We were in the presence of so many incredible people and were moved by the … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis, FAI Speech