Giovanni Cipriano, 14, died after an allergic reaction to peanuts. (credit: Go Fund Me page)

Following Son’s Death, L.I. Family Urges Parents To Come Up With Food Allergy Plan

Giovanni Cipriano,14, had an anaphylactic reaction to eating trail mix he didn’t know contained peanuts. Gio slipped into a coma, was on life support for weeks and died last month.


EpiPen (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Mom Fights To Get EpiPens In All Schools

A nearly tragic incident has prompted one Long Island mother’s crusade, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.


Honey bees

HealthWatch: Insect Stings

Summer weekends often mean insect stings. For most people, those bug bites are a nuisance, but for millions, they can be life-threatening, Dr. Max Gomez reports.