| Aug 3, 2010
Red Lobster has started to give some diners with allergies more information about what potential dangers could lurk in their food.
The chain, owned by Orlando-based Darden Restaurants, has begun testing a menu that lists major allergens such as dairy...
| Jul 26, 2010
Food allergies affect nearly 4 percent of adults and 7 percent of children under 4 years old, and account for approximately 30,000 severe allergic reactions and 150 deaths per year in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health....
| Dec 7, 2010
Q: I have celiac disease (gluten allergy) and it is very hard to find restaurants in the Chicagoland area that have gluten-free menus. You can't rely on the staff to have understanding of gluten free items, and having a menu that is certified gluten...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 10:20 PM
So, just how much of the Internet do we inhabit? Well, in addition to this blog, some of the other places we hang out in cyberspace include on SteveAndJohnnie.com, on Facebook, on Twitter, on the SteveAndJohnnieShow's Channel on YouTube, on our Yahoo...
| Jan 6, 2011
A second major medical publication is calling foul on Dr. Andrew Wakefield's 1998 studying linking the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine to autism. In fact, today the BMJ, a leading medical journal in the U.K. reports Wakefield deliberately faked the...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Pam MacDonald’s answer to the scarcity of gluten-free products will open its store doors in three weeks on West Magnolia Boulevard. When it opens, it will become the largest such store in the nation, representatives said.
Pam MacD’s Gluten...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:46 AM
First-born child? Sorry about that.
The likelihood of food allergies shrinks the lower down in your family birth order your are, according to a study out of Kyoto University in Japan. Surveying of the parents of 13,000 children between ages 7 and 15,...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 10:32 PM
Don't forget, in addition to this blog, some of the other places we hang out in cyberspace include on SteveAndJohnnie.com, on Facebook, on Twitter, on the SteveAndJohnnieShow's Channel on YouTube, on our Yahoo group and, believe it or not, there is even...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:08 AM
Sarah Wu does not look like a troublemaker. The slight, blond mom comes off, by her own admission, as "a super nice person … without a bad word to say."
That may be why the speech pathologist was able to crank out an incisive daily blog...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 8:18 AM
As many as 1 in 133 Americans may have celiac disease and an estimated 2 million people remain unaware that they are affected by it.
Celiac disease relates to gluten, a protein compound found in most grains, breads, and cereals. Contrary to popular...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:16 AM
I have 3 children. Their names are, in order of importance (just kidding – in order of birth), Bailey (b. 2002), Jonathan (b. 2004) & Ava (b. 2005). If I told you how old they are, My son, Jonathan, has celiac disease. We discovered this when he was...