Dispelling 5 Epilepsy Myths for November Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. It’s a chance for everyone to raise awareness and show support for friends and loved ones who bravely manage their epilepsy each day. Take some time to read epilepsy facts to dispel the stigma attached to this serious medical condition. Epilepsy is a neurological condition…

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Veterans Day 2017: Learn About the Veterans Medical ID Benefit

November 11, Veterans Day is set aside to honor more than 18 million of our country’s military Veterans. Veterans Day was first recognized in 1919 following World War I to pay respect to the men and women who fought for our freedom. Veterans Day has unique significance to all of…

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Congenital Heart Disease and the Need for Medical IDs

Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) is a problem with the structure and function of the heart, present at birth. CHD affects 1 in every 100 babies born each year; there are currently more than 2 million children and adults living with CHD in the United States. Despite being the number one…

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American Medical ID Gives Back to Homeless Veterans

On Friday, October 6th, American Medical ID participated in the Operation Stand Down Rebound: Harvey Relief for our Homeless Veteran Community hosted by the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.   “Stand Down” is a military term referring to the brief period of time a soldier leaves an active combat area to…

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Join Walk for a Cure on September 17th!

  The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation is hosting it’s 3rd annual Walk for a Cure on Sunday, September 17th at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange, NJ. The event unites pediatric cardiomyopathy families during Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month to raise funds in order to support research and education.  All…

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Raising Awareness of Marfan Syndrome

It was an ordinary day for Jamie Efurd. She and her daughter Callie (age 4) were only going to the ophthalmologist to get Callie some glasses. Things changed all of a sudden when the doctor mentioned Marfan syndrome and the need for a cardiologist appointment. “I needed fresh air immediately…

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