Food Allergy Readiness

The first time I saw an EpiPen, I was asked on the spot to administer the medication to a friend’s young son. My friend hesitated from her own sense of shock as her son began experiencing a severe allergic reaction to what was likely airborne peanut dust. She needed help–and asked for it–and I responded. Since […]

Food allergy action plans – worth your time and mine

If your family circle includes young ones with food allergies, it may be time to update your food allergy action plan.  Check out my recent articles ( in the August issue of “Hudson Valley Parent Magazine,” or if you’re roaming in New York’s Hudson Valley, pick up a copy at one of the magazine’s many distribution points.