Know your 2019 springtime allergens

Punxsutawney Phil confirmed it over the weekend: spring is coming! That means it's time to plan your annual home cleanup efforts, look ahead to warmer weather and, if you're one of the tens of millions of allergy sufferers in America, prepare for the various allergens that will be in the air this…

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2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasons

2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasonsMarch 12, 2018American allergy sufferers have come to know what to expect throughout the year – oak in spring; grass over the late spring and early summer months; ragweed in late summer through autumn; cedar in fall through winter – as their…

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5 interesting cases of allergic cross-reactivity

5 interesting cases of allergic cross-reactivityFebruary 2, 2018 Allergy sufferers cope with their sensitivities in a number of ways, from over-the-counter medication and immunotherapy treatment to simple avoidance. Yet, even if a person was to employ every known method of avoidance, it’s still…

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Christmas Tree Syndrome

Christmas Tree SyndromeNovember 30, 2017 One of the early signs the holidays are coming is the sight of Christmas trees popping up in homes around your neighborhood. For some, that means pulling an artificial tree out of a box; for others, it means heading to the nearby tree farm to pick up a real…

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How to Minimize Dog Shedding

How to Minimize Dog SheddingJune 2, 2017

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May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness MonthMay 2, 2017 The facts are staggering:1 in 5 Americans are affected by Asthma and Allergies1. 1 in 10 children have asthma2. Asthma and Allergy are the leading cause of missed school and work days3.We are all familiar with the typical allergy symptoms;…

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Mylan Issues a Voluntary Recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr.

Mylan Issues a Voluntary Recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr.April 13, 2017 As of March 31, 2017, Mylan Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr, epinephrine autoinjectors, from 13 specified lots. FILE – In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a…

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Empowering Physicians to Fight Seasonal Allergies with Immunotherapy

Empowering Physicians to Fight Seasonal Allergies with ImmunotherapyJune 1, 2015 “UAS is providing a way for primary care physicians to test and treat their patients with chronic allergic symptoms in a way that is safe and effective, while improving their quality of life.” Here, John…

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NEW PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE DEMONSTRATES SAFETY OF SELF-ADMINISTERED ALLERGY SHOTS

NEW PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE DEMONSTRATES SAFETY OF SELF-ADMINISTERED ALLERGY SHOTSDecember 17, 2014 (Dec. 16, 2014) SAN ANTONIO – United Allergy Services (UAS) ®, a leading healthcare services company assisting family physicians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and…

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Allergy season not quite over yet

Sneezing, itchy nose and watery eyes — each a symptom of allergic rhinitis. Coined “hay fever” after farmers would commonly experience these fever-type symptoms working out in the fields, seasonal allergies has symptoms country boy Craig Anderson has experienced all his life. “We would play in the…

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Know your 2019 springtime allergens

Punxsutawney Phil confirmed it over the weekend: spring is coming! That means it's time to plan your annual home cleanup efforts, look ahead to warmer weather and, if you're one of the tens of millions of allergy sufferers in America, prepare for the various allergens that will be in the air this…

Read More

2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasons

2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasonsMarch 12, 2018American allergy sufferers have come to know what to expect throughout the year – oak in spring; grass over the late spring and early summer months; ragweed in late summer through autumn; cedar in fall through winter – as their…

Read More

5 interesting cases of allergic cross-reactivity

5 interesting cases of allergic cross-reactivityFebruary 2, 2018 Allergy sufferers cope with their sensitivities in a number of ways, from over-the-counter medication and immunotherapy treatment to simple avoidance. Yet, even if a person was to employ every known method of avoidance, it’s still…

Read More

Christmas Tree Syndrome

Christmas Tree SyndromeNovember 30, 2017 One of the early signs the holidays are coming is the sight of Christmas trees popping up in homes around your neighborhood. For some, that means pulling an artificial tree out of a box; for others, it means heading to the nearby tree farm to pick up a real…

Read More

How to Minimize Dog Shedding

How to Minimize Dog SheddingJune 2, 2017

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Mylan Issues a Voluntary Recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr.

Mylan Issues a Voluntary Recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr.April 13, 2017 As of March 31, 2017, Mylan Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr, epinephrine autoinjectors, from 13 specified lots. FILE – In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a…

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Allergy season not quite over yet

Sneezing, itchy nose and watery eyes — each a symptom of allergic rhinitis. Coined “hay fever” after farmers would commonly experience these fever-type symptoms working out in the fields, seasonal allergies has symptoms country boy Craig Anderson has experienced all his life. “We would play in the…

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Ragweed, not goldenrod, to blame for allergies

Goldenrod is a recognized sight this time of year with its showy yellow flowers held high on stems moving back and forth by autumn winds. A field full of these vivid yellow blossoms is a sight to see with a bright blue fall sky as a background. But too often this plant is blamed for the sneezing,…

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Allergy Sufferers Beware

There's something in the air that's sickening many people with allergies. We spoke to the allergy experts and found out how the weather is to be blamed.San Antonio During a drought, pollen counts are not as high mainly because the trees aren't healthy enough to produce pollen. But with all the…

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Fall Allergies Expected To Be In Full Force

Flowers are no longer blooming, but that doesn’t mean allergies aren’t still in the air. If you’re sneezing more, a fall allergy might be triggering your problem.

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2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasons

2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasonsMarch 12, 2018American allergy sufferers have come to know what to expect throughout the year – oak in spring; grass over the late spring and early summer months; ragweed in late summer through autumn; cedar in fall through winter – as their…

Read More

5 interesting cases of allergic cross-reactivity

5 interesting cases of allergic cross-reactivityFebruary 2, 2018 Allergy sufferers cope with their sensitivities in a number of ways, from over-the-counter medication and immunotherapy treatment to simple avoidance. Yet, even if a person was to employ every known method of avoidance, it’s still…

Read More

How to Minimize Dog Shedding

How to Minimize Dog SheddingJune 2, 2017

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May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness MonthMay 2, 2017 The facts are staggering:1 in 5 Americans are affected by Asthma and Allergies1. 1 in 10 children have asthma2. Asthma and Allergy are the leading cause of missed school and work days3.We are all familiar with the typical allergy symptoms;…

Read More

Mylan Issues a Voluntary Recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr.

Mylan Issues a Voluntary Recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr.April 13, 2017 As of March 31, 2017, Mylan Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall for Epi Pen and Epi Pen Jr, epinephrine autoinjectors, from 13 specified lots. FILE – In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a pharmacist holds a…

Read More

Empowering Physicians to Fight Seasonal Allergies with Immunotherapy

Empowering Physicians to Fight Seasonal Allergies with ImmunotherapyJune 1, 2015 “UAS is providing a way for primary care physicians to test and treat their patients with chronic allergic symptoms in a way that is safe and effective, while improving their quality of life.” Here, John…

Read More

NEW PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE DEMONSTRATES SAFETY OF SELF-ADMINISTERED ALLERGY SHOTS

NEW PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLE DEMONSTRATES SAFETY OF SELF-ADMINISTERED ALLERGY SHOTSDecember 17, 2014 (Dec. 16, 2014) SAN ANTONIO – United Allergy Services (UAS) ®, a leading healthcare services company assisting family physicians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and…

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For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist: Study

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking while pregnant or around an infant has long been linked to development of asthma and allergies in young children. Now, researchers have found that the risk may persist into the teen years.

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State Honor Roll 2014

State Honor Roll 2014        The State Honor Roll of Asthma and Allergy Policies for schools,  www.StateHonorRoll.org, is an annual research project of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), sponsored by Mylan Specialty, L.P., to help identify states with the…

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Study: Allergy symptoms while driving may be same as .03 BAC

AUSTIN, Texas -- Sneezing, itchy, watery eyes are among the negative symptoms associated with allergies. As if that's not bad enough, now a new study says pollen allergies can impair your driving to the point where you compare to drivers with a blood alcohol content of .03.

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United Allergy Services launches mobile healthcare app to encourage patient medication adherence.

‘myAllergyPal’ Allows Patients Undergoing Immunotherapy Treatment to Track Symptoms, Medication and Medical Appointments SAN ANTONIO, March 6, 2014 – United Allergy Services (UAS), a leading healthcare services company that enables family physicians, pediatricians and health systems to deliver safe…

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Becky Wilcox | People on the Move

Becky Wilcox, Chief Human Resources Officer  Date added: February 10, 2014 Submission Type: Promotion Current employer: United Allergy Services Current title/position: Chief Human Resources Officer Industry: Health Care Position level: C-Level Previous position: Director of Human Capital…

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UAS WAO Abstract Published Online

Congratulations to Frederick M. Schaffer, M.D., CMO; Larry Garner, allergy consultant; and Andrew Naples, clinical research coordinator; on the recent publication of The Safety of the United Allergy Services Immunotherapy Protocol. The abstract was published online in a supplement to the World…

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United Allergy Services streamlines HR and recruitment: Salesforce.com-integrated solution eases document management for UAS

Founded in 2009, United Allergy Services (UAS) provides effective allergy testing and immunotherapy to the healthcare systems and professionals that treat patients with seasonal and perennial allergies. Employing over 800 people, the service line features an in-office Allergy Centre, staffing and…

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Fairsail Streamlines Human Resources and Recruitment Processes for United Allergy Services

Reading, UK 1 Oct 2013 – Fairsail, the leader in Global Workforce Collaboration, today announced United Allergy Services (UAS), a leading healthcare services company empowering doctor and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and immunotherapy services, has selected it to…

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AccessMD Urgent Care Teams with United Allergy Services to Expand Allergy Care Offerings

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2013/ -- AccessMD Urgent Care (which also operates as Hometown Urgent Care) today announced that it has partnered with United Allergy Services® (UAS), a leading healthcare services company empowering family physicians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy…

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Kenneth Burdick Named Executive Vice Chairman of United Allergy Services Board of Directors

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – August 28, 2013 – United Allergy Services(UAS)™, the leading healthcare services company empowering physicians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services, today announced that Kenneth Burdick has accepted the role of…

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United Allergy gets big booster shot from private-equity firm Serent Capital

Private-equity firm Serent Capital has acquired an ownership stake in United Allergy Services (UAS). That deal is expected to give San Antonio-based UAS more financial muscle, a greater diversity of operational expertise and an ability to pursue more growth opportunities nationally.

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United Allergy Services Joins the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Corporate Partner Program

San Antonio, Texas — February 17, 2012 — United Allergy Services (UAS)™, the leading health care services company empowering physicians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services to patients, has joined the American Academy of Family…

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United Allergy Services Announces Company Rebrand

San Antonio, TX— February 14, 2012— United Allergy Services (UAS)™, formerly known as United Allergy Labs™, today announced the company’s new name to better reflect its service role in the delivery of allergy testing and immunotherapy. United Allergy Services is the principal healthcare services…

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