While many will soon be off to farmer’s markets buying bushels of harvest apples, pumpkins, and corn, others will be rushing to the nearest drug store for over-the-counter allergy medications and boxes of tissues.
Fall can be the worst time of year for people with seasonal allergies. Along with dropping temperatures and changing vegetation, weeds and other plants release pollen into the air and outdoor molds grow under fallen leaves, triggering allergy symptoms for nearly 40 million Americans.
MedicAlert’s autism medical ID and 24/7 Wandering Support Service was critical in protecting seven-year old Miles Green who decided to “walk to France” in the middle of the night after seeing some of his favorite characters on TV do the same thing.
With the return of pumpkin-spice-who-knows-what lattes, desserts, and more, our light and healthy summer eating habits can easily spiral out of control this fall.
Our favorite seasonal drinks, treats, and comfort foods can make it tempting to keep going back form more (you know… just a second slice of pie or maybe just one more pumpkin spice latte to help get us through the day).
With a little effort, autumn’s best super foods can help us stay true to our healthy eating efforts throughout the upcoming cold-weather months.
For years, Ron has been cycling on the same bike trail almost daily. On a brisk morning this past February while on his morning ride, he was suddenly struck by a car.
A MedicAlert member for over 22 years now, fortunately he has only had to rely on his bracelet a few times. This was one instance that could've ended tragically if not for his MedicAlert ID. Ron wasn't carrying any form of identification on him except for his MedicAlert ID Bracelet.
From infancy to old age, women are simply healthier than men. Out of the 15 leading causes of death, men lead women in all of them excluding Alzheimer’s disease, which many men don’t live long enough to develop.
Although the life expectancy gap between men and women has been shrinking, several factors still work primarily against men's health, particularly higher rates of smoking and drinking than women and the tendency to not maintain recommended health screenings and check-ups.