Lace Llanora is a writer at The Health Room by American Medical ID. She can also be found engaging with our online community to help spread awareness of different medical conditions that require having a medical ID.

National Pharmacist Day 2018: 5 Things Your Pharmacist Can Do For You

January 12 is National Pharmacist Day and it’s a good opportunity for everyone to show appreciation to all pharmacists in the health community. This day also celebrates the expansive role that pharmacists have today that go beyond dispensing medication. Alex Evans, PharmD, CGP who works in a community pharmacy in…

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Holiday & Travel Safety with Medical IDs

The holiday season is among the busiest travel periods of the year.  A breaking number of 107.3 million Americans are expected to travel from December 23 in time for Christmas and to January 1 to spend New Year’s Day with family and friends. Whether you’re traveling by car or plane,…

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Giving Tuesday: Shop Medical IDs and Make a Difference!

Every year, American Medical ID supports different organizations on Giving Tuesday. We are proud and honored to partner this year with The Marfan Foundation to help support children who are living with Marfan syndrome. Giving Tuesday is a global movement created by communities in all 50 states and countries around…

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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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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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