Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a recognized diagnosis that produces symptoms related to dysfunction of the esophagus. In EoE, large amounts of white blood cells, specifically eosinophils, collect in the inner lining of the esophagus resulting in inflammation. Typically, the esophagus is free…

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Allergies, Asthma, and Air Quality

As we move into the summer months, it is important to understand the connection between allergies, asthma, and air quality. While air pollution does not directly cause allergy or asthma, it can increase the risk of developing atopic disease. Air pollution can also trigger allergy or asthma symptoms…

Read More

Earth Day and Climate Change Effects

Earth Day is this Friday, April 22nd. Earth Day is truly a mainstay in American culture, created by Past-President Richard Nixon. This year the Earth Day theme is “Invest in Our Planet”. We are called upon to have “unstoppable courage to preserve and protect our health, our families, our…

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Easter and Passover Allergy Concerns

The Easter and Passover holidays are here! Holidays mean family centered fun, festive meals, and usually sweet treats to enjoy. For allergy suffers, however, holidays like Easter and Passover can be challenging to navigate with traditional holiday foods containing hidden allergies, and the high…

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Botanical Sexism: Does it impact allergy sufferers?

What is Botanical Sexism? Tom Ogren, horticulturist and allergy researcher, has done extensive research on ways to reduce pollen counts and pollen potency. His theory centers around the unbalanced planting of male vs female plants. This unbalance can impact pollen counts and the resulting…

Read More

Tree Pollen and Pollen Counts Explained

March is here, and so is Spring! Spring has officially started which brings longer days, refreshing rain showers, bright colorful flowers, and of course…tree pollen! The majority of trees typically produce pollen as early as January in the Southern United States. The Northern and Central areas…

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St. Patrick’s Day, Green Beer, and Wheat Allergy

St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching! Are you wondering if your wheat allergy will get in the way? History of the Holiday In Ireland, the holiday was created as a way to honor the country's patron saint and a time to cut loose during the Catholic Lent season. Today, the holiday is honored in…

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Shake off the winter blues!

Winter blues setting in? Dreaming of springtime? Well, the wait is almost over! March is a week away, and that means Spring is on its way! Longer days, long walks in the garden, and rain showers and rainbows are on the horizon. The meteorological calendar says spring begins March 1st, but the…

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Six More Weeks of Winter

The first official Groundhog Day celebration took place on February 2, 1887, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and was the brainchild of local newspaper editor Clymer Freas. He sold a group of businessmen and groundhog hunters on the idea of gathering around the inaugural famous groundhog to see…

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The BIG 9: Food Allergens

For the last 17 years, the official list of major food allergens, or “The Big 8” has consisted of milk, egg, fish, shellfish, peanut, tree nut, wheat, and soy. The Big 8 were part of legislation that was signed into law in 2004 requiring manufacturers to indicate on labels when a product was made…

Read More

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a recognized diagnosis that produces symptoms related to dysfunction of the esophagus. In EoE, large amounts of white blood cells, specifically eosinophils, collect in the inner lining of the esophagus resulting in inflammation. Typically, the esophagus is free…

Read More

Allergies, Asthma, and Air Quality

As we move into the summer months, it is important to understand the connection between allergies, asthma, and air quality. While air pollution does not directly cause allergy or asthma, it can increase the risk of developing atopic disease. Air pollution can also trigger allergy or asthma symptoms…

Read More

Earth Day and Climate Change Effects

Earth Day is this Friday, April 22nd. Earth Day is truly a mainstay in American culture, created by Past-President Richard Nixon. This year the Earth Day theme is “Invest in Our Planet”. We are called upon to have “unstoppable courage to preserve and protect our health, our families, our…

Read More

Easter and Passover Allergy Concerns

The Easter and Passover holidays are here! Holidays mean family centered fun, festive meals, and usually sweet treats to enjoy. For allergy suffers, however, holidays like Easter and Passover can be challenging to navigate with traditional holiday foods containing hidden allergies, and the high…

Read More

Botanical Sexism: Does it impact allergy sufferers?

What is Botanical Sexism? Tom Ogren, horticulturist and allergy researcher, has done extensive research on ways to reduce pollen counts and pollen potency. His theory centers around the unbalanced planting of male vs female plants. This unbalance can impact pollen counts and the resulting…

Read More

Tree Pollen and Pollen Counts Explained

March is here, and so is Spring! Spring has officially started which brings longer days, refreshing rain showers, bright colorful flowers, and of course…tree pollen! The majority of trees typically produce pollen as early as January in the Southern United States. The Northern and Central areas…

Read More

St. Patrick’s Day, Green Beer, and Wheat Allergy

St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching! Are you wondering if your wheat allergy will get in the way? History of the Holiday In Ireland, the holiday was created as a way to honor the country's patron saint and a time to cut loose during the Catholic Lent season. Today, the holiday is honored in…

Read More

Shake off the winter blues!

Winter blues setting in? Dreaming of springtime? Well, the wait is almost over! March is a week away, and that means Spring is on its way! Longer days, long walks in the garden, and rain showers and rainbows are on the horizon. The meteorological calendar says spring begins March 1st, but the…

Read More

Six More Weeks of Winter

The first official Groundhog Day celebration took place on February 2, 1887, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and was the brainchild of local newspaper editor Clymer Freas. He sold a group of businessmen and groundhog hunters on the idea of gathering around the inaugural famous groundhog to see…

Read More

The BIG 9: Food Allergens

For the last 17 years, the official list of major food allergens, or “The Big 8” has consisted of milk, egg, fish, shellfish, peanut, tree nut, wheat, and soy. The Big 8 were part of legislation that was signed into law in 2004 requiring manufacturers to indicate on labels when a product was made…

Read More

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a recognized diagnosis that produces symptoms related to dysfunction of the esophagus. In EoE, large amounts of white blood cells, specifically eosinophils, collect in the inner lining of the esophagus resulting in inflammation. Typically, the esophagus is free…

Read More

Allergies, Asthma, and Air Quality

As we move into the summer months, it is important to understand the connection between allergies, asthma, and air quality. While air pollution does not directly cause allergy or asthma, it can increase the risk of developing atopic disease. Air pollution can also trigger allergy or asthma symptoms…

Read More

Earth Day and Climate Change Effects

Earth Day is this Friday, April 22nd. Earth Day is truly a mainstay in American culture, created by Past-President Richard Nixon. This year the Earth Day theme is “Invest in Our Planet”. We are called upon to have “unstoppable courage to preserve and protect our health, our families, our…

Read More

Easter and Passover Allergy Concerns

The Easter and Passover holidays are here! Holidays mean family centered fun, festive meals, and usually sweet treats to enjoy. For allergy suffers, however, holidays like Easter and Passover can be challenging to navigate with traditional holiday foods containing hidden allergies, and the high…

Read More

Botanical Sexism: Does it impact allergy sufferers?

What is Botanical Sexism? Tom Ogren, horticulturist and allergy researcher, has done extensive research on ways to reduce pollen counts and pollen potency. His theory centers around the unbalanced planting of male vs female plants. This unbalance can impact pollen counts and the resulting…

Read More

Tree Pollen and Pollen Counts Explained

March is here, and so is Spring! Spring has officially started which brings longer days, refreshing rain showers, bright colorful flowers, and of course…tree pollen! The majority of trees typically produce pollen as early as January in the Southern United States. The Northern and Central areas…

Read More

St. Patrick’s Day, Green Beer, and Wheat Allergy

St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching! Are you wondering if your wheat allergy will get in the way? History of the Holiday In Ireland, the holiday was created as a way to honor the country's patron saint and a time to cut loose during the Catholic Lent season. Today, the holiday is honored in…

Read More

Shake off the winter blues!

Winter blues setting in? Dreaming of springtime? Well, the wait is almost over! March is a week away, and that means Spring is on its way! Longer days, long walks in the garden, and rain showers and rainbows are on the horizon. The meteorological calendar says spring begins March 1st, but the…

Read More

Six More Weeks of Winter

The first official Groundhog Day celebration took place on February 2, 1887, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, and was the brainchild of local newspaper editor Clymer Freas. He sold a group of businessmen and groundhog hunters on the idea of gathering around the inaugural famous groundhog to see…

Read More

The BIG 9: Food Allergens

For the last 17 years, the official list of major food allergens, or “The Big 8” has consisted of milk, egg, fish, shellfish, peanut, tree nut, wheat, and soy. The Big 8 were part of legislation that was signed into law in 2004 requiring manufacturers to indicate on labels when a product was made…

Read More

Rural communities are big winners with value-added care

Rural communities in the United States are often underserved when it comes to access to healthcare. That's why National Rural Health Day is important; it provides a chance to shine light on the health challenges faced in rural America. Among those factors are distance, transportation, economics,…

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How allergy care remains both accessible and essential during COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the entire country. Its effects have been uniquely felt in the healthcare industry, as providers reshape how they see patients and as Americans grow increasingly aware of their daily symptoms: is that lingering cough caused by a cold, the flu, or something…

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David Boone on at-home allergy shots as potential long-term relief from “cedar fever”

Winter doesn't spell relief for all allergy sufferers -- especially in Texas and parts of other nearby states, where the colder weather signals the beginning of mountain cedar season. Cedar is one of the most severe allergens in areas where it is found. While locals will recognize the heavy,…

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David Boone speaks with MD Magazine about bridging the gap in allergy care

What can primary care providers and companies like United Allergy Services do to address the allergy epidemic in this country? UAS's Chief Executive Officer, David Boone, recently discussed that and more in an interview with MD Magazine. "It's a lifestyle issue, it's a productivity issue, it's a…

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United Allergy Services’ Hugh Spires on providing counsel in a time of growth and innovation

United Allergy Services' General Counsel and Vice President, Hugh Spires, recently spoke with Vanguard Law Magazine about the work we and the providers we work with are doing to improve lives, as well as the role he's played in helping UAS push new boundaries in allergy care. You can currently read…

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United Allergy Services C.E.O. talks about redefining the allergy care industry

United Allergy Services' Chief Executive Officer David Boone recently wrote an article for D CEO Healthcare about the vital role that primary care providers can play in addressing the nationwide gap in allergy care. Boone addresses the limitations in how the healthcare industry has traditionally…

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Press Release: Nation’s Largest Allergy Care Provider Celebrates 10 years

San Antonio-based United Allergy Services continues to serve and expand. SAN ANTONIO (October, 2019) – Since its founding in 2009, United Allergy Services has grown into the leading allergy diagnostic and immunotherapy services provider in the nation. Headquartered in San Antonio, the company has…

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United Allergy Services names new Vice President of Strategic Growth

United Allergy Services has announced the hiring of David Cheetham as the organization’s Vice President of Strategic Growth. Cheetham will drive the organization’s expansion efforts to provide allergy diagnostics and long-term relief in a growing number of markets moving forward. A leader with…

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Back to School is the time to get tested before Fall Allergy Season begins

As Americans return to work and school from summer vacation, the fall allergy season will begin to impact many of the nearly 50 million allergy sufferers across the country. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Americans lost more than 6 million work and school days in 2018,…

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MySA story highlights United Allergy Services’ role in the allergy space

In July, United Allergy Services was featured in a story on mySA.com. The first section of the article, titled "How immunotherapy is changing lives for people with allergies", looks at the allergy epidemic in America: "Allergies pose a genuine health risk beyond stuffy noses and itchy, watery eyes.…

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