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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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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Veterans Can Claim Medical ID Benefit in 4 Easy Steps

There are nearly 23 million veterans in the US today and many of them face different health issues as a result of their military service. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) issued a directive to make medical ID bracelets and pendants accessible to all veterans. Under this directive, veterans can claim…

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Mental Illness is More than Just Depression

mental illness woman with halo of light

In the United States, more than 43 million adults live with mental illness. That’s about one in every five. The percentages dramatically increase in certain social demographics such as the homeless and prisoners. May is designated as Mental Health Month to raise awareness about the numerous conditions that fall under…

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