Over 100 Homeless Veterans Receive a Personalized Medical ID at Houston Stand Down Event

American Medical ID is proud and honored to be one of the corporate volunteer groups that participated in the 25th Houston Stand Down event. This initiative has been supporting our homeless and at-risk Veterans since 1993. The term “stand down” refers to the brief period of time a soldier leaves…

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American Medical ID Employees Help Achieve #ZeroHunger for World Food Day

  World Food Day is celebrated annually to raise awareness and encourage action on hunger. This year’s theme, Zero Hunger, means working together to ensure everyone, everywhere, has access to the safe, healthy and nutritious food they need.  In the United States, hunger is an issue that affects 41 million…

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5 Ways to Cope During the Summer with a Chronic Condition

Surviving the summer months (and weather) with a chronic condition isn’t always easy – especially if you have type 1 or type 2  diabetes, atrial fibrillation, COPD, asthma or a different chronic condition not mentioned here. Sometimes hot weather exacerbates symptoms while other times may worsen your fatigue, dizziness or…

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Customers Reveal Medical IDs Help Reduce Fear, Increase Peace of Mind

Every year, we ask our customers of how their medical IDs have made a positive impact on their lives. Their stories help us raise awareness of why medical IDs are important and give us an inspiring look at how our customers are living their life to the fullest, despite the…

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National Safety Month: Teaching Kids About Emergency Preparedness

Shocking data released by the National Safety Council (NSC) reveals that more than 2,000 children younger than 4 are killed each year accidentally. This National Safety Month, NSC encourages everyone to focus on young child safety and parent education. Safety can begin at home by taking simple steps that reduce…

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5 Ways to Prevent Shortness of Breath With COPD

Managing shortness of breath when you have COPD can be difficult. Luckily, you can minimize and prevent the frequency and severity of shortness of breath episodes by making a few lifestyle changes combined with proper treatment. You may be already taking rescue medications and using oxygen therapy to help relieve…

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How Adapted Patient Clothing Can Help in Recovery: INGA Wellbeing’s Story

Start up patient clothing company INGA Wellbeing has turned personal frustration about the de-humanising effect of the hospital gown and the difficulties of dressing in ‘home’ clothes when seriously or chronically unwell, to create elegant, comfortable and functional ‘normal-looking’ day- and nightwear for men and women undergoing medical treatment.  …

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Medical Alert Bracelet Helps Police Return Wandering Child with Autism

  A missing child is every parent’s fear and something that they hope never happens to them. Right with you one minute, and then with a blink of an eye, gone the next.  At first you hope that it is just a prank, that your child is going to suddenly…

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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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