A number of holiday-related triggers can make people sneeze, wheeze or, in the case of food allergies, have a more serious reaction, said allergist Dr. Myron Zitt, past president of the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). But by planning ahead, the day can go smoothly for people with allergies or asthma. ACAAI offers the following […]
A Freeze Watch is in effect for parts of North Texas late Friday night, November 9 into mid Saturday morning, November 10. Temperatures are expected to be 31 degrees or lower for several hours. Subfreezing temperatures between 27 and 32 degrees are forecast for the North Texas area. Cold, dry air is a common asthma […]
Have you had an experience with sesame allergies? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) invites your feedback as they consider adding sesame as an allergen in foods. The agency wants first to determine how common sesame allergies are, and how many foods contain sesame. Visit the website to send your information and learn more. http://bit.ly/2DicVtn
TREE POLLEN ALERT: There are HIGH concentrations of Juniper and Cedar. Visit the pollen count website to get the full report. http://bit.ly/2EVi5Np Family Allergy and Asthma Care is a AAAAI certified counting station and provides daily pollen and spore levels for North Texas.
DATE CHANGE: Due to inclement weather, we have moved the date for the 3rd Annual Food Allergy Friendly Trunk or Treat at our Flower Mound location from Wednesday, OCTOBER 24 to Monday, OCTOBER 29. Don’t miss food allergy friendly fun including a photo booth, costume contest, games, boogie woogie choo choo, firetruck and more! Share […]
This month marks Family Allergy & Asthma Care‘s 25 year anniversary! The early days of paper charts and asthma inhalers dosed four times a day are gone – replaced by electronic medical records (EMR) and once daily inhalers and monthly “biologic” injections. Most of the allergy medications that previously required a prescription (such as non-sedating antihistamines […]
Pollen Count ALERT: There is a HIGH concentration of RAGWEED. There is a moderate concentration of grass and low concentration of mold and weeds. Visit the website to get the full report. http://bit.ly/2zztVIl Contact our office to find relief today! 972-539-0086
RECALL ALERT: FDA has announced a voluntary recall of Montelukast tablets by Camber Pharmaceuticals. Sealed bottles labeled as montelukast sodium tablets, 10 milligram, 30-count bottle were found to instead contain 90 tablets of Losartan Potassium Tablets, 50 mg. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and health care professionals about a voluntary recall […]
Periodic shortages of epi across the U.S. that have occurred as a result of manufacturing, supply and delivery issues. Due to these shortages, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended expiration dates for specific lots of medication. Due to the intermittent supply interruptions of EpiPen, FDA is alerting health care professionals and patients […]
Allergy & Asthma Network voiced concern today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal for the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule to replace the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan established emission guidelines for states to follow in limiting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from certain fossil fuel-fired power plants. There are people in the United […]
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