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Allergies & Anaphylaxis

Allergy & Asthma Network Addresses EpiPen Pricing

Aug 26, 2016
The pharmaceutical company that manufactures EpiPens is facing scrutiny for hiking prices on the life-saving allergy injection pens. Tonya Winders, CEO of the Allergy & Asthma Network, says the pricing needs to be adjusted.

 

Dr. Shahzad Mustafa on PBS for Second Opinion

Dr. Syed Shahzad Mustafa, Advisory Boardmember of Allergy Advocacy Association on PBS with 2nd Opinion

If you have a child with allergies, it is important to know how to treat a reaction, especially one that is serious. Signs of an allergic reaction can range from skin rash to trouble breathing. Diphenhydramine, which is an antihistamine like Benadryl, is often used to help alleviate symptoms of allergies. So, if a child is having a serious allergic reaction, is it ok to treat with an antihistamine and watch and wait? Is this Myth or Medicine?

Dr. Shahzad Mustafa on FOX Television

Dr. Syed Shahzad Mustafa, Advisory Boardmember of Allergy Advocacy Association interviewed by FOX Television.

2nd Opinion

Dr. Syed Shahzad Mustafa, Advisory Boardmember of Allergy Advocacy Association interviewed by Second Opinion.

Second Opinion is a production of WXXI Broadcasting Council of Rochester, NY. WXXI Public Broadcasting Council is an award-winning broadcast family of services dedicated to serving the lifelong educational needs of its viewers.  Here, our own Dr. Syed Shahzad Mutafa is interviewed by Alisa Orlando about how the latest research in allergies and anaphylasis affects those living with allergies .

discoverychannelAn Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America

The Discovery Channel reports that the statistics are startling. 15 million Americans have food allergy, a potentially life-threatening disease. Almost 6 million of them are children. Every 3 minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency department.

Read the article & see the videos, narrated by Steve Carrel, for more information.

Mothers of Asthmatics

secondopinionStacey Saiontz and Dr. Shahzad Mustafah on Second Opinion TV

Stacey Saiontz and Dr. Mustafah discuss managing allergies.  See the article and video here.

 

 

Action Plan for Kids with Allergies

 

ImmunoCAP Peanut Component

 

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