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bad article-please help send input to editor
I was just look through the new website that people were talking about (allergmoms.com). Anyways, I found this article, and it just made me so angry reading how people are so ignorant about PA.
Here's a copy of the part that really bothers me. Note this article was written by a "Dr.":
On a recent plane trip the stewardess surprised me by announcing she would not serve the usual peanuts, because there were children on the plane with peanut allergy. No one seemed to object at all. I amused myself by imagining other announcements. There's a newly-sober alcoholic on the plane, so we are going to skip the cocktail service.
Or this: imagine that the restaurant hostess tells you "we have a diabetic here tonight, so we are limiting everyone's carbs to 60 grams per person." That will never happen
How can she compare PA to an alcoholic? I'm planning to write some feed back to the author that perhaps can forward the message to the author. Their email address is [email]firstname.lastname@example.org[/email], in case anyone is interested to do the same.
Here's the link to the full article.