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…

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Prepare for Spring Allergy Season

Spring is fast approaching, and if you are a seasonal allergy sufferer, you likely associate this time of year with chronic sneezing, sniffling, and coughing. Your immune system is armed and ready to defend against harmless pollens, sending histamine soaring in your body triggering sneezing, runny…

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Contraindications for Immunotherapy

Allergies are not always clear cut and simple to understand. A person may assume that a certain food or substance is the cause of their symptoms and relate it to allergies, or they may not see the complete picture. We know allergy testing is extremely beneficial in allowing a provider to determine…

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2022 – New Year, New You!

Happy New Year, and welcome 2022! The start of a new year arrives for many with guilt-laden resolutions to improve things like personal health goals. Resolutions to improve health can seem overwhelming and cause anxiety if they are unrealistic in the end goal or timeframe. Allergy and asthma…

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Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

We have made it to the highly anticipated holiday season! We ate more than our share of turkey, taken down the last of the fall décor, have started trimming the tree, and are double down on the holiday gift lists. With winter weather upon us or in the near future, and personal care products a…

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Dust Mite Allergy

Halloween may be over, but there are certain creepy creatures that diligently remain year-round and commonly trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. Dust mites are eight-legged relatives ticks and spiders, have no eyes, have translucent bodies, and are microscopic, or too small to see with the unaided…

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Respiratory Care Week, October 24-30

As we settle into this final week of October and prepare for some frightful fun at the end of the week, let’s all take a big deep breath in before the end of the year holiday season is upon us! Speaking of that big deep breath, October is Healthy Lung Month and this week, October 24-30 is…

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Football, Food, and Fall Allergies

Fall has arrived and so have shorter days, cooler weather, and football season! Unfortunately for some, football, food and fall allergies go hand in hand. This is especially true in the southern and western regions of the US where some weed allergens peak in the fall. The idea of sneezing and…

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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…

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

Prepare for Spring Allergy Season

Spring is fast approaching, and if you are a seasonal allergy sufferer, you likely associate this time of year with chronic sneezing, sniffling, and coughing. Your immune system is armed and ready to defend against harmless pollens, sending histamine soaring in your body triggering sneezing, runny…

Read More

Contraindications for Immunotherapy

Allergies are not always clear cut and simple to understand. A person may assume that a certain food or substance is the cause of their symptoms and relate it to allergies, or they may not see the complete picture. We know allergy testing is extremely beneficial in allowing a provider to determine…

Read More

2022 – New Year, New You!

Happy New Year, and welcome 2022! The start of a new year arrives for many with guilt-laden resolutions to improve things like personal health goals. Resolutions to improve health can seem overwhelming and cause anxiety if they are unrealistic in the end goal or timeframe. Allergy and asthma…

Read More

Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

We have made it to the highly anticipated holiday season! We ate more than our share of turkey, taken down the last of the fall décor, have started trimming the tree, and are double down on the holiday gift lists. With winter weather upon us or in the near future, and personal care products a…

Read More

Dust Mite Allergy

Halloween may be over, but there are certain creepy creatures that diligently remain year-round and commonly trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. Dust mites are eight-legged relatives ticks and spiders, have no eyes, have translucent bodies, and are microscopic, or too small to see with the unaided…

Read More

Respiratory Care Week, October 24-30

As we settle into this final week of October and prepare for some frightful fun at the end of the week, let’s all take a big deep breath in before the end of the year holiday season is upon us! Speaking of that big deep breath, October is Healthy Lung Month and this week, October 24-30 is…

Read More

Football, Food, and Fall Allergies

Fall has arrived and so have shorter days, cooler weather, and football season! Unfortunately for some, football, food and fall allergies go hand in hand. This is especially true in the southern and western regions of the US where some weed allergens peak in the fall. The idea of sneezing and…

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

Prepare for Spring Allergy Season

Spring is fast approaching, and if you are a seasonal allergy sufferer, you likely associate this time of year with chronic sneezing, sniffling, and coughing. Your immune system is armed and ready to defend against harmless pollens, sending histamine soaring in your body triggering sneezing, runny…

Read More

Contraindications for Immunotherapy

Allergies are not always clear cut and simple to understand. A person may assume that a certain food or substance is the cause of their symptoms and relate it to allergies, or they may not see the complete picture. We know allergy testing is extremely beneficial in allowing a provider to determine…

Read More

2022 – New Year, New You!

Happy New Year, and welcome 2022! The start of a new year arrives for many with guilt-laden resolutions to improve things like personal health goals. Resolutions to improve health can seem overwhelming and cause anxiety if they are unrealistic in the end goal or timeframe. Allergy and asthma…

Read More

Respiratory Care Week, October 24-30

As we settle into this final week of October and prepare for some frightful fun at the end of the week, let’s all take a big deep breath in before the end of the year holiday season is upon us! Speaking of that big deep breath, October is Healthy Lung Month and this week, October 24-30 is…

Read More

Football, Food, and Fall Allergies

Fall has arrived and so have shorter days, cooler weather, and football season! Unfortunately for some, football, food and fall allergies go hand in hand. This is especially true in the southern and western regions of the US where some weed allergens peak in the fall. The idea of sneezing and…

Read More

Ragweed and Fall Pollen Allergies

Back to school season is here! Shorter days, crisp, cool evenings, and beautiful fall foliage are on the horizon. This time also marks the onset of weed pollination and the resurgence of allergy symptoms that may have taken a vacation in the hot, dry July heat. The meteorological calendar says fall…

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Back to School Action Plan for Allergies and Asthma

As the final days of summer break come to a close, families everywhere are preparing for children to return to school. Whether this is the first year a child is heading to school or the last, it is an exciting time for both children and parents. It can, however, also be a time of anxiety for a…

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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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