Getting More Potassium and Less Salt May Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

Posted on the Harvard Health Blog by Reena Pande, M.D., Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School on APRIL 12, 2013, 2:05 PM. To view the original article, click here. This article is being reposted as part of an awareness and education campaign during Stroke Awareness Month. Salt is a cheap, easy way to turn…

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Exposure to Fire Retardants During Pregnancy Linked to Hyperactivity, Lower IQ in Kids

Post By MICHELLE CASTILLO from CBS NEWS. Originally published May 6, 2013, 11:45 AM. To view the original article, click here. Fire retardant chemicals that are supposed to protect children may actually cause intelligence and behavioral problems in young kids. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are chemicals that have been used to lower the…

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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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American Medical ID on CBS TV Show Elementary

Blink a couple times and you may have missed it, but American Medical ID was on the TV show Elementary during the May 2nd episode “A Landmark Story”. A woman was wearing her purple Silicone Flex medical ID bracelet as she was jogging in New York’s Central Park. The woman wore…

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Six Steps That Save Lives

In honor of May’s Food Allergy Awareness initiatives, Allergic Living has created a poster with the critical steps that save lives 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…

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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

asthma and allergy awareness month

Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. It’s a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases. Many asthma and allergy sufferers wear a medical ID jewelry in order to communicate…

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American Medical ID Partners with NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed

The Drive to Stop Diabetes Campaign will Raise Funds and Awareness for the American Diabetes Association throughout 2013 The NASCAR Nationwide Series rolled into Richmond International Speedway on April 26th for the ToyotaCare 250. The race featured Ryan Reed, a talented driver who also has type 1 diabetes, driving the…

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American Medical ID and the American Diabetes Association are Working Together to Stop Diabetes®

Stop Diabetes® Medical ID Bracelet to Raise Money for Diabetes Research  American Medical ID, the leading producer of medical alert jewelry in the United States, has announced a collaboration with the Stop Diabetes® Medical ID bracelet with a portion of the proceeds from every sale benefiting diabetes research and programs…

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