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Dr. Philip Norman: An AAFA Tribute to an Allergy Legend

AAFA Community Services ·
If you’ve ever benefited from immunotherapy (allergy shots, SLIT or oral immunotherapy), you can thank Dr. Philip Sidney Norman. Dr. Norman put allergy research on the map. He is known as the “father of modern immunotherapy for allergic disease” and even coined the term “allergen immunotherapy.” As an allergist and researcher for more than 50 years, he published 237 research papers and more than 100 book chapters and reviews. And for many decades, he was an important part of AAFA.
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Texas Schools Suspend Students After Saving Classmates from Asthma Attacks

AAFA Community Services ·
Usually, we reward Good Samaritans coming to the aid of another human being who is sick - not punish them.
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Re: Texas Schools Suspend Students After Saving Classmates from Asthma Attacks

AAFA Community Services ·
If you live in Texas and are concerned about these incidents, you can visit AAFA's Action Center to send a letter to your state legislators and the school district superintendents. Send a Letter to TX Legislators or the School Administrators
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Re: Texas Schools Suspend Students After Saving Classmates from Asthma Attacks

Maryrita ·
Another case of ignorance...red tape bureaucrats with no common sense. So frustrating❗️
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Re: Texas Schools Suspend Students After Saving Classmates from Asthma Attacks

Fausto Arias ·
Yes where is the common sense with the people in charge of these schools? So following the law is more important than preserving a life? So they are suppose to sit there and watch someone die? Really? That's murder.
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Re: Texas Schools Suspend Students After Saving Classmates from Asthma Attacks

Andrea Roberts ·
I think that these kids who were suspended knew what they were doing better than the school officials. They were administering inhalers, not injecting epinephrine. I think a sit down conference with the students involved,their parents, the medical staff at the school and the school administration to review the situation is what should have occurred. I do not advocate sharing medications at all; I am a pharmacist and am well aware of the problems with that. However, before we knew my daughter...
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Re: Texas Schools Suspend Students After Saving Classmates from Asthma Attacks

Allison ·
Hi Andrea! Thanks for joining and commenting! And welcome all other new members!
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