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 ( We were in the presence of so many incredible people and were moved by the … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis, FAI Speech