About Caroline

I'm a passionate mother of two food allergic and asthmatic children. My goal is to create blogs to explore all things food allergy and asthma. Advocating for food allergy issues, clean air and lung disease is important and fun to me too.

Your School Received their FREE EpiPens Yet?

This program thrills me to no end!  For one Reason: Andrue Casado-an 8th grade student who is here with us today thanks to EpiPens® and their free program for schools.  I was very happy to learn this week that the EpiPen® 4 Schools program will be extended into 2015 AND that a new training […]

Last Minute Food Allergy Halloween Ideas

It’s only one day away!  Are you ready for a fabulous Food Allergy Safe Halloween?  In case you need some last minute suggestions for some Halloween fun, I’ll pulled together a quick list of ideas below. I’m ready to go and oddly enough, my kids are going to be anywhere but here tomorrow night.  […]

What Went Wrong w/School Allergic Reaction

There are several lessons here that we all need to pay attention to:  especially teachers and school staff.  Thankfully, this story ended well and a life was not loss.  KWWL in Iowa reported this story yesterday, “Student has allergic reaction after gives peanut butter sandwich.”  Apparently, there was a kitchen mix up and peanut […]

Guess how many times EPI was used at school

Our schools need emergency access to stock epinephrine for the 38 reasons discovered in the Chicago Public School (CPS) system.  Last week a very important study, “Emergency Epinephrine Use for Food Allergy Reactions in Chicago Public Schools” was released by Northwestern University with some startling facts (okay, startling to me)regarding the 2012/13 school year.  […]

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