The Anatomy of a DNR

What is a DNR order? A do-not-resuscitate order tells medical professionals that you do not want to receive CPR if your heart or lungs stop. Unlike other advanced directives that you can write yourself and have notarized, a… Read More

How to Have an Allergy-Friendly Barbecue

Swim days, camping trips, family vacations, and of course, barbecues. The summer months bring with them lots of outdoor activities and opportunities to get together with family and friends. When you have food allergies, these outings can present… Read More

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month – What is it?

June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month This June marks the fourteenth annual “Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month,” a nationwide movement created by the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. (MGFA) to raise awareness of the often misunderstood and under-diagnosed… Read More

This Father’s Day Give the Gift of Peace of Mind with a New Medical ID Bracelet or Dog Tag

Father’s Day is just around the corner and you don’t know what to get him.  Sure you don’t want to buy Dad another tie or money clip, but chances are you’re totally over-thinking this Father’s Day thing. You… Read More

ALS Awareness and Lou Gehrig

Seventy-five years ago, baseball hall-of-famer, Lou Gehrig, gave an emotional farewell speech to the sport due to his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). While he lost his battle shortly after, the fight to end ALS continues. Great advancements are… Read More

ALS Awareness Month

ALS Awareness Month is a campaign to spread awareness of and to raise funds for research for a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).  In the United States, the campaign is observed every year in the month of May…. Read More

Mental Health Month – Why a medical ID is important for those with Alzheimer’s or other dementia

May is Mental Health Month Since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May by reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings.  The purpose of Mental Health Month  is to raise awareness… Read More

Mental Health Month – What is its purpose?

May is Mental Health Month Since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May by reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings.   Mental Health America launched Mental Health Week, which eventually became… Read More

Memorial Day – Remembering the men and women of the armed forces who gave their lives for our country

Memorial Day is Monday, May 26th Memorial Day is a US federal holiday set aside to remember the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  The holiday, which is celebrated every year on the final Monday… Read More

Summer Travel Preparation – Ten Tips for Safer Summer Vacations

Summer is just around the corner and many of you are in the planning stages of your summer vacations.  Staying safe and healthy during your vacation makes all the difference as to whether or not it’s a vacation… Read More