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CBC News

Sussex allergy injector project saves life of man stung by wasps.

When Wellington McLean headed out with his family on their all-terrain-vehicles on Saturday, a deadly allergy attack was the last thing on his mind.

He told Maritime Noon host Norma Lee MacLeod that he had stopped and was sitting under a tree when he put his hand down to get up and it slipped into a hole. Read More...

 

 

 

Global News

Unique Sussex program saves man’s life after being stung by wasps.

A unique public epinephrine auto-injector program in the Sussex-area saved its first life on Saturday, after a man with an unknown allergy went into anaphylactic shock. Read More...

 

 

 

American College

Experts agree it’s best to use epinephrine in all emergency situations.

There are times when emergency physicians can’t be 100 percent sure a person is suffering from a severe allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis, and may hesitate to use epinephrine. A new article says when in doubt – administer the epinephrine.  Read More...

 

 

Allergic Living

The Canadian Town Where Stock Epinephrine is the New AED

Carrying an epinephrine auto-injector, especially when planning to eat food served at a public place, can be a life-saving proposition. But should forgetting yours thatone time, Read More...

 

 

Saint John YMCA equips EpiPen kits to tackle severe allergies

There could literally only seconds to spare when someone is experiencing a severe allergic reaction, but at least one public facility in Saint John says it’s prepared should the need arise. Read More...

 

 

 

Dr. John C Wickwire Academy

When Ella Eddy first heard that there was an Epi pen station on the market that was being installed in public places and that it had already saved a life in New Brunswick, she and her parents immediately thought about the importance of having one in her school.  Read More...

 

 

Benefits of Publicly Available Epinephrine

If you have ever experienced or witnessed anaphylaxis, the most severe and life threatening type of allergy, you’ll know how important it is to be able to quickly access an epinephrine auto-injector. Click Here to read more from the Allergy/Asthma Information Association Newsletter where Be Ready Healthcare has had an article featured. Our article can be found on page six.

 

 

 

 

A Nurse Works to Make Epinephrine the New AED in Public Venues

The hard work of getting legislation passed to allow public entities to stock and administer epinephrine has been accomplished. But much remains to be done in order to convince the owners of restaurants, sports stadiums, daycare centers and churches to stock EpiPens and to be properly trained. Read about a Canadian nurse who took matters into her own hands to provide storage cabinets and obtain EpiPen donations from pharmaceutical companies along with free training materials. Read More...

 

 

Two girls: One Mission

Eleven year old Ella Eddy has a life threatening peanut and nut allergy, so she takes allergies seriously. When she and her parents heard that Kelly Dunfield had created an Epi-pen station and that it had already saved a life, they thought it was amazing! Read More...