How to save a life: understanding anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is an extreme allergic reaction experienced by some people with allergies to certain foods (like shellfish and peanuts), insect stings, and latex. Anaphylaxis should be differentiated from a common, non-emergent allergic reaction by the severity and locality of symptoms.

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What every parent needs to know about croup

2 am: The whole house is shaken by a loud, deep, rattling, “bark!” I sit straight up in bed, and realize the noise is coming from my 3 year old’s bedroom…”bark! bark!” My heart is racing, as I fly out…

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