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Dear patients, FAAC strives to be a source of accurate, helpful information for our community. To that end, we would like to share the following information with our patients. In the spirit of caring for our community and assisting our healthcare colleagues on the front-lines of the current pandemic, FAAC is committed to staying available to you, our […]

Do I have allergies or COVID-19?

Coronavirus or Allergies? The spring pollen season is upon us!  Our FAAC pollen counters are reporting record high tree pollen and the grasses are starting to bloom as well. (  All the visible yellow pollen on cars, driveways and trashcans is causing the usual spring miseries of sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes and coughing.  Currently, […]

Food as Ammunition for Bullying

“I’m going to kill you with this peanut butter cracker.” As an allergist and mom of a child with food allergy, I was shocked and disturbed by this headline quote. The idea of food being used as a weapon is horrifying. School should be a safe environment for all kids, including the 8% who suffer […]