What are Heart Attack Symptoms in Women?

This post is taken from content on the American Heart Association website for the sole purpose of education and spreading awareness of heart disease in women. Please take a moment to visit the American Heart Association website here. Heart Attack Symptoms in Women We’ve all seen the movie scenes where…

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Top Reasons People Fall in Their Home: The Statistics

In this great series on the One Call Alert blog, they provide information on falls and what can be done to prevent them from leading authorities like the Centers for Disease Control. Take some time and check out the whole series in the below links. It is great information for anyone…

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May is Stroke Awareness Month: Prevention of Strokes

Stroke risk can be controlled easier than one might think. With the help of a doctor, many diseases that increase risk can be treated, while lifestyle risk factors such an unhealthy eating and smoking can be changed. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) High blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke. Blood pressure…

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May is Stroke Awareness Month: Residual Effects of a Stroke and Going into Rehabilitation

In the United States more than 700,000 people suffer a stroke each year, and approximately two-thirds of these individuals survive and require rehabilitation. The goals of rehabilitation are to help survivors become as independent as possible and to attain the best possible quality of life. Even though rehabilitation does not “cure”…

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Could Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier Cut Allergy Risk?

Original article by Sydney Lupkin | ABC News Blogs – Wed, May 8, 2013 4:22 PM EDT. Reposted for content related to the allergy and anaphylaxis community for Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. To view the original article, click here. Could Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier Cut Allergy Risk? We’ve all seen it. A pacifier tumbles out…

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Invisible Illness: Never Judge What You Don’t Understand

It is hard to explain to those who don’t know what it is like to be in pain or feel sick on the inside and look perfectly fine on the outside. Wearing a medical ID can help spread awareness of invisible illnesses like Crohn’s Disease, PTSD, Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Diabetes,…

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Six That Save Lives – Free Educational Poster for Anaphylaxis

In honor of May’s Food Allergy Awareness initiatives, Allergic Living has created a poster with the critical and life-saving steps to take during a food allergy emergency. Click the image below to download the poster! Don’t forget to share with friends, schools, workplaces and family members. Education is the best way…

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American Medical ID Partners with MedSimple™ during American Diabetes Month

Are you hearing more about diabetes in the news and online this month? This is American Diabetes Month® when the American Diabetes Association joins with concerned groups around the nation to raise awareness of this ever-growing disease. Sharing a similar mission, Dr. Anuj Bhargava, MD, MBA, CDE, FACP, FACE is…

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