Allergies http://wunc.org en Mother, Advocates Urge Lawmakers To Require EpiPens In Schools http://wunc.org/post/mother-advocates-urge-lawmakers-require-epipens-schools <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>North Carolina lawmakers are reconsidering a bill that could help children with life-threatening food or insect allergies. The act would require each school in North Carolina to store emergency epinephrine &nbsp;injectors on hand – medicine that many parents and doctors say could help save a child’s life. You can listen to the full report below.</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:35:23 +0000 Reema Khrais 33486 at http://wunc.org Mother, Advocates Urge Lawmakers To Require EpiPens In Schools Ready For Pollen Season? Here’s What You Should Know http://wunc.org/post/ready-pollen-season-here-s-what-you-should-know <p>It’s April, and the scent of flowers is in the air. Unfortunately for allergy sufferers, those flowers also mean that it’s pollen season.&nbsp; North Carolina pollen counts have been mostly low so far this year, but in the past couple days the count has risen dramatically.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:15:00 +0000 Laura Candler 13366 at http://wunc.org Ready For Pollen Season? Here’s What You Should Know