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Melissa Scheichl

Growing up Melissa Scheichl (aka The Allergy Mom®) of the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada, had both seasonal and food allergies and her mother suffered a dangerous anaphylactic reaction to a bee sting. As challenging and scary as these experiences were, however, allergies did not become a major focus of her life until her children were born almost 16 and 14 years ago.  
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Allergies & Anaphylaxis (2)

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 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.

secondopinionStacey Saiontz and Dr. Shahzad Mustafah on Second Opinion TV

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

 

 

Webinars

 

FARE presents Dr. Robert A. Wood of Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Medicine

To discuss the latest research for diagnosing and treating anaphylaxis.

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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 FOX Television

Dr. Shahzad Mustafa on FOX Television

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

2nd Opinion

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.

secondopinionStacey Saiontz and Dr. Shahzad Mustafah on Second Opinion TV

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

 

 

Advocacy & Legislation

NYS Assembly Member Tom Abinanti visits with Micaela Robinson & Dr. Jessica Stern

May 15, 2019
Along with Dr. Jessica Stern, Micaela Robinson stops by for her annual visit NYS Assembly Member Tom Abinanti to discuss how dealing with allergies changes as she's grown up and allergies is affecting, or not, her decisions about college.

NYS Assembly Member Tom Abinanti visits with Sandy Glantz, RN (retired) & Dr. Jessica Stern

May 15, 2019
Sandy Glantz, RN (retired) shares NYS Assembly Member Tom Abinanti her experience of anaphylaxis in the emergency room.

 

NYS Assembly Member Tom Abinanti with Jon Terry & Dr. Jessica Stern

May 15, 2019
Founder Jon Terry & Dr. Jessica Stern stop by to visit NYS Assembly Member Tom Abinanti to discuss the latest information in how we can help our family, friends, and colleauges manage their life threatening allergies.

 

cnnlogoPresident signs School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act on CNN New Day

New EpiPen Law Could Save Lives of Children With Allergies

CNN is reporting new EpiPen law can save lives.  Read the article and see the video here.

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Push to stock EpiPens in every school

NBC News reports of Ammaria Johnson who was extremely allergic to peanuts, who died at the age of 7 as a result of ingesting peanuts in error.  The EpiPen that could have saved her life wasn't available.  Read the article and see the video here.

 

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