What is a CPR party and how does it work?

What is a CPR party and how does it work?

It is a gathering in your home of your friends, family, babysitters, nannies and anyone else caring for your infants and children. Most people have never taken a CPR class because they simply never got around to it. It takes planning and the classes can be hours long and offered at inconvenient times. And besides, they focus mostly on adults. While it is very important to know what to do if your adult loved one collapses it is much scarier when...

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Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection) recall.

Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection) recall.

Bridgewater, N.J. – Sanofi US is voluntarily recalling all Auvi-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP). The recall involves all Auvi-Q currently on the market and includes both the 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg strengths for hospitals, retailers and consumers. This includes lot number 2299596 through 3037230, which expire March 2016 through December 2016. The products have been found to potentially have inaccurate dosage delivery. If a patient experiencing...

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Peanut allergies.

Peanut allergies.

Why does it seem like there are more peanut allergies than ever before? is a question I am frequently asked in my classes. For years parents with children at high risk for allergies were told to avoid giving peanuts until age 3. But, results from a landmark study published this year may change that thinking. LEAP (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy) a study conducted in London suggests that many peanut allergies may be prevented by exposing...

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