A Suffolk County police officer came to the rescue this week, using an epipen to save a 12-year-old boy suffering from a severe allergic reaction.
A new federal law that will take effect in 2014 urges schools to stock up on EpiPens to protect children who suffer from severe food allergies.
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.
A nearly tragic incident has prompted one Long Island mother’s crusade, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.
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.