Why Fake Medical IDs Are Not Funny

Medical IDs are worn by many people with medical conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, autism, and food allergies. The intention is to alert first responders of their chronic illness, allergies, or medications even if they are not conscious enough, old enough, or too injured to explain. According to EMS World,…

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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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Nonprofit spotlight: Empowering Refugee Women in Houston


March 8 is International Women’s Day and to celebrate, we’d like to showcase a local organization making a big difference in the lives of women. This week’s guest post is written by Roxanne Paiva, executive director at Our Global Village whose program The Community Cloth is weaving a path toward…

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