"Doubt Cast of Many Reports of Food Allergies"
I'm REALLY frustrated.
In that one headline, years of hard work getting people to believe that food allergies exist--Zip-- out the door.
No matter that the article says the doubt is cast on SELF-REPORTS, not diagnoses. Nope, most people glancing at the paper will say: "see, all those people complaining about peanuts are really just overreacting, like I thought..."
- Not one researcher connected with any of the major food allergy medical institutes: Jaffe Center in New York, Duke University, Johns Hopkins... was quoted or even spoken to
- title of original JAMA piece was called "Diagnosing and Managing Common Food Allergies"
- Recent study from PEDIATRICS citing increase in food allergies was never mentioned
- CDC studies which demonstrate statistically signifigant increases in food allergies in children never cited
oh so frustrating!!!