Anti-Stress Hacks to Try This Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month and for health care professionals, it is a special opportunity to increase public awareness about stress, its causes, and negative effects. More than 1 in 4 Americans describe themselves as “super stressed” and a study shows that 77% Americans regularly experience physical symptoms caused by…

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IBS and Emergency Situations: Can Medical IDs Help?

  Since 1997, April has been designated as a special month for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) awareness. According to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, IBS affects up to 1 in 7 Americans. It is estimated that up to 45 million people in the US are affected by this…

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Improving Patient Safety with Medical IDs

Patient Safety Awareness Week marks a special time to increase awareness of patient safety among health professionals and the public. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) defines patient safety as “the prevention of harm to patients.” According to the Center for Patient Safety, up to 98,000 patients die annually in hospitals…

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Why Medical IDs are Recommended for Bleeding Disorders

  March is Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month! This event is an opportunity to bring awareness of bleeding disorders and the health challenges that come with them. Medical Daily defines bleeding disorders as a general term for a number of medical problems that result in poor blood clotting and abnormal bleeding.…

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World Kidney Day: Medical IDs for Kidney Disease Awareness

March is an important month for one of the most hardworking organs in the body. Kidneys work 24/7 and each day, 50 gallons of blood are filtered by this organ. Because having healthy kidneys is vital for overall health and vitality, National Kidney Month is celebrated annually in March together…

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Heart Style Medical ID Charms and Pendants We Love

There’s a lot of reasons to reasons to wear our favorite heart charms and pendant this month! February marks important events like American Heart Month, CHD Awareness Month, and Valentine’s Day. To celebrate, American Medical ID is offering discounts on all heart-style medical IDs! If you can’t decide which medical…

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5 Healthy Heart Hacks to Try During American Heart Month

February 2018 is American Heart Month! The theme for this year is being in control of one’s heart health and that risks can be reduced at any age. Additionally, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute encourages everyone to move more for their heart health. Striving for at least 2…

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CHD Support Groups and Organizations for Heart Families

February 7-14 marks Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week! During this time, everyone is encouraged to help raise awareness of this serious medical condition. CHD is the number one birth defect that affects every 125 babies every year in the United States. Parents whose children are diagnosed with CHD are presented…

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Stylish Medical IDs to Wear in 2018

Medical IDs are an important accessory for people living with medical conditions. They’re a simple yet effective way to communicate crucial health information during an emergency. Once considered plain, boring, and unfashionable – medical IDs now have a variety of styles that can match the latest fashion trends of 2018.…

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Should You Wear a Medical ID for Thyroid Disorders?

January is Thyroid Awareness Month! Did you know? Thyroid diseases are very common and affects as many as 30 million Americans. Common thyroid disorders include the following: Hyperthyroidism Hypothyroidism Hashimoto’s disease Grave’s disease Goiter Thyroid nodules The thyroid is considered as the master gland of metabolism and energy. Depending on…

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