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Family Allergy & Asthma Care Top 3 Finalist for Best Allergy Center

Family Allergy & Allergy Care is a Top 3 Finalist for Best Allergy Center in the Medical/Health category. Voting takes place JULY 21 – AUGUST 18. Winners are announced August 27. Cast your vote now for Best of Denton County 2021 at https://bestofdentoncounty.com/medical-health/ Best of Denton County allows residents from the county to nominate their […]

Dr. Hudelson Top 3 Finalist for Best Allergist

Dr. Hudelson is a Top 3 Finalist for Best Allergist in the Medical/Health category. Voting takes place JULY 21 – AUGUST 18. Winners are announced August 27. Cast your vote now for Best of Denton County 2021 at https://bestofdentoncounty.com/medical-health/ Best of Denton County allows residents from the county to nominate their favorite local businesses by […]

Our Providers Attend FAST 2021 Annual Meeting

June 18-19 our providers attended the 2021 National FAST meeting held in Dallas, TX. FAST stands for Food Allergy Support Team. FAST is a non-profit organization supporting food allergy specialists who specialize in oral immunotherapy (OIT), a breakthrough treatment for people with food allergies. All of the providers at Family Allergy and Asthma CARE are […]

More Severe Spring Allergy Season Than Usual – Dr. Marie Fitzgerald with CBS 11

Dr. Marie Fitzgerald recently discussed with Caroline Vandergriff CBS 11 the potential for spring allergy season to be more severe this year. I would say this April is worse than usual. Originally, you might think well this is going to kill the pollen for the year – wouldn’t that been nice if that had happened […]

UPDATED FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINE

WHY SHOULD I RECEIVE A VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19? Protection! For yourself, your family, your friends, and your co-workers. A COVID-19 vaccination will help keep you from getting COVID-19 or keep you from becoming seriously ill if you get COVID-19. Receiving a COVID-19 vaccination is the pathway towards stopping this pandemic. FOR MOST PEOPLE, THE BENEFITS OF […]

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

I often find that the terms “food allergy” and “food intolerance” are used interchangeably. But really……. they are not the same thing. Food Allergies  A true food allergy results when one’s immune system overreacts to an ordinarily harmless food. This is caused by an antibody called Immunoglobulin E (IgE).  After production, IgE binds to allergy […]

SHOULD I STILL GET THE FLU VACCINE DURING COVID-19?

It’s not too late to get your flu shot! Y’all it’s 2020! It is understandable that this time of year I would be writing a blog for FAAC patients about the importance of getting a flu shot.  I’ve been asking everyone since about mid-August: “Have you had your flu shot or are you planning to […]

POLLEN COUNT ALERT: OCTOBER 4, 2020

POLLEN COUNT ALERT: There are VERY HIGH concentrations of Weeds (Ragweed, Sage, Wormwood, Goosefoot, Lamb’s Quarters, Pigweed, Amaranth, Saltbush, Russian Thistle). Visit the website to get the full report. CLICK HERE

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus Deseason 2019 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is providing updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. Visit the website to learn more.