Truths to know about insect allergies

Truths you should know about insect allergies No one likes getting stung by a bee. It can be traumatizing for a young child and annoying for everyone else. But for those with insect allergies, it can also be life-threatening. The most serious insect allergic reactions are  to five insects: Yellow jackets Honeybees…

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

stroke awareness

According to the National Stroke Association, there are 6.8 million adult stroke survivors in the U.S. Learn the warning signs of a stroke. Act FAST and CALL 9-1-1 or press the button on your One Call Alert IMMEDIATELY at any sign of a stroke. Use FAST to remember the warning signs.   Stroke…

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Mingle Beads: A Holiday Gift You’ll Love

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This season give yourself the holiday gift of peace of mind with a medical ID bracelet that fits your personality. It’s easy with our interchangeable Mingle collection. Plates are available in stainless steel, sterling silver, gold filled, and 10kt gold with embossed, red, black, or aqua emblems. We’ve designed these…

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What you need to know about World Alzheimer’s Day Sept. 21

world alzheimers day

Each year on September 21, Alzheimer’s disease research and support organizations come together to raise awareness about the condition as part of World Alzheimer’s Day. Because the person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease often requires care, the community of supporters extends well beyond those diagnosed with the disease. What is Alzheimer’s…

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Meet Hawkins: two-year-old with hydrocephalus and joy for life

Hydrocephalus

September may be the turning point between seasons. Summer fades into the cooler weather of spring as leaves change and the air lightens. But the month is also an opportunity for people around the country to rally support for raising awareness of hydrocephalus during National Hydrocephalus Awareness month. Hydrocephalus is…

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Autism and Wandering

autism wandering

For parents and other caregivers of children and adults with autism, wandering is a major concern and cause for stress. Wandering, sometimes called elopement, describes when a person, usually someone who is cognitively, mentally or emotionally impaired or not developed, walks or runs away from a caregiving situation. Essentially it…

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