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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San Antonio Express-News article looks at how UAS is moving forward

In July, the San Antonio Express-News published an article on United Allergy Services' history within the allergy space and how our company is moving forward from here. The story titled "San Antonio-based company shakes up allergy industry," touches on some of the bumps and industry pushback that…

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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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2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasons

2018 forecasts call for longer allergy seasonsMarch 12, 2018 American 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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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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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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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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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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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 most comprehensive and preferred…

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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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Family Medicine Services Can Increase Access to Allergy Care

UAS Advisory Board Member Bernice Gonzalez, MD, of Vital Life Wellness Center in San Antonio, has written an article that focuses on expanding access to allergy treatment through the primary care setting as part of the June issue’s theme, “The Fate of Specialties.” Please see attached for a copy of…

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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 trade show and telling them about our allergy…

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