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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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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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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8 Solutions For Miserable Mid-Workout Issues

Your nose outruns you Just as you look at the weather forecast before exercising outside, allergy sufferers should get in the habit of checking the pollen count. (The Weather Channel, for example, routinely predicts this.) If an alert has been issued for your area, Frederick M. Schaffer, MD, chief…

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5 ways to tame seasonal allergies

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, about 40 million Americans are afflicted with seasonal allergies. NurseWise, a national multilingual nurse triage and health education provider, has assembled a few helpful tips to help you proactively manage your exposure and response to…

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Recent storms may cause a spike in allergy suffering

PHOENIX -- Like many people in the valley, Stephanie Rusden suffers from allergies. "[I'm] always stuffed up, eyes are always red and so I have to worry about that," Rusden said. To get by, she has to do a couple of different things. "I try Claritin, but it doesn't really help, and then I take…

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Study finds thunderstorms worsen asthma, allergy symptoms

In one of the first studies of its kind done in the United States, a University of Georgia professor teamed up with faculty at Emory University to research the effect thunderstorms can have on people with asthma and allergies.

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Achoo: Seasonal allergies on the rise

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The feeling of Autumn is already in the air…but so is pollen. Seasonal allergies, otherwise known as "hay fever" has nothing to do with hay nor fever. Symptoms are similar to the common cold including sneezing, itchy throat and runny or stuffy nose. According to Dr. Rajiv…

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The Gross Truth About How Often You Should Replace Your Pillow

The question: How often should I replace my pillow? The answer: Nearly 70 percent of people say a comfortable pillow is very important to a good night's sleep, but many of us make a crucial mistake when it comes to our favorite pillows: We're keeping them for way too long.

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Heavy rains bring bad news for allergy sufferers

The heavy rains this monsoon season have been great for New Mexico. Putting a major league dent in the drought, along with making the state look greener, but it's been very bad for allergy sufferers.

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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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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…

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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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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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Medical Corner: 10 tips to help allergy sufferers

An estimated 36 million Americans are keeping their tissue boxes close at hand with the peak of the allergy season upon us. The budding trees, grass and weeds mark another battle against sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose and congestion for allergy sufferers.

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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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LAFP Welcomes New Partner – United Allergy Labs

United Allergy Labs (UAL) attended the Annual Assembly & Exhibition for the first time in August. UAL specializes in providing fully-staffed and operational allergy services inside physicians’ offices. “We enjoyed meeting the LAFP physicians at the tradeshow and telling them about our allergy…

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