Mild Winters and Allergy Season

Experts say allergy season may be more severe and offer tips for relief

Warmer temperatures made this year’s winter feel more like spring on several occasions. While the moderate weather delighted most, experts say spring allergy sufferers may not be as pleased, due to the earlier onset of symptoms and a more severe season ahead. Anju Peters, MD, suggests taking a preemptive approach in order to get ahead of symptoms before they get you down.

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Spring Has Sprung and so Have Allergies

Spring has officially sprung, which means allergy season is sweeping across the Midlands and keeping local allergy specialists busy.

Pollen is covering cars and sidewalks as it falls in the Midlands, but those who suffer from allergies should be worried about what they don't see.

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5 Ways You Worsen Your Allergies

If you suffer from springtime allergies, there are five surprising ways you may be aggravating your suffering — fruits and vegetables, air filters, fresh air, procrastination, and self-medication.

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Nothing to Sneeze At

What you need to know about the causes and culprits behind your soon-to-be wheezing and watery eyes during the allergy season.

The Lone Star State is home to hundreds of allergy-inducing trees and plant species that can cause itchy, watery eyes, wheezing and sneezing. In fact, of the more than 50,000 types of trees, less than 100 types contribute pollen - and most of these are native to Texas, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

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Minimizing Allergens in Your Office

a woman minimizing allergens in her workplacePeople entering your office can have allergic reactions to a host of substances. The severity of these reactions can range from mild to life-threatening, so it’s smart to try to rid your space of the most common allergens for patients and staff in a medical office.

MOT spoke with several experts in the field of allergen control to find out what substances found in medical offices most frequently cause allergic reactions and how practices should approach them. Read on for their advice.

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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 Physicians (AAFP) Foundation Corporate Partner Program.

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United Allergy Services Announces Company Rebrand

San Antonio, TX— February 14, 2012United 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 company empowering physicians and health systems to deliver safe and effective allergy testing and customized immunotherapy services to patients.

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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 service line,” says Russ Kendrick, UAL regional sales manager. “The physicians were engaged and understood our business premise that assists them to offer allergy testing and immunotherapy in their practice.”

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8 Tips for Fall Allergy Relief

United Allergy Labs Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Frederick Schaffer, M.D., board certified allergist and immunologist, was recently featured in

Fall allergies have you hiding out in your home? Get back to enjoying the great outdoors with these allergy management tips.

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Allergy Treatment Nothing to Sneeze at

Allergies afflict more than 50 million Americans, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that patients seeking relief from the condition's trademark congestion, coughing, and itchy eyes account for more than 13 million medical visits annually.

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