In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, our call center will be closed Thursday, 11/26 and Friday, 11/27. Our 24/7 emergency line will remain open. Our normal operating hours will resume Monday, 11/30.
Did you know one in ten Americans have, or will, experience a seizure during their lifetime? Many of us don’t realize the impact brain disorders can have on those around us; causing them to experience seizures in their lives. In a disease diagnosed in well over 100,000 Americans each year, Epilepsy is one of the most common brain disorders leading to repeated seizures. Epilepsy is a medical condition which causes seizures impacting a person’s physical and mental abilities.
“I knew at just a few weeks of age when he was asleep beside me, that something was not right with Kason’s breathing,” says mother Jamie. 3 months later, Kason was diagnosed with Mild persistent asthma.
Each year, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is promoted through countries worldwide. This month, MedicAlert remembers those who have lost their lives to breast cancer; and recognizes the importance of standing beside our loved ones and others who are currently battling this life-threatening disease.
June 14, 2010 was an ordinary Monday in our lives; except for that school had just ended the week prior. Our children were excited (especially my two school age boys, Vincent, 6 & Dominic, 5) to be home so that they could goof off. I left for work early that morning in hopes of getting home early to enjoy my afternoon with the kids. When I arrived home that afternoon, all was fine. Vincent wanted to go play with the neighbor’s boy.
If you or a loved one has experienced the fear of a possible cancer diagnosis; you likely understand the extreme importance of recognizing symptoms, early detection, and taking proactive steps in your daily life to prevent prostate cancer.
As summer comes to an end; it’s natural for parents to begin anticipating the challenges our kids will face as they transition to a new school year.
Learning in a different classroom, meeting new teachers, and developing new friendships are enormously exciting for our kids. However, as a parent I understand the overwhelming demands in preparing our kids for their first day of the new school year.
National Healthcare Decision Day (NHDD) brings awareness to the importance of having Advanced Care Planning, in order to ensure that our loved ones’ wishes are acknowledged in the event of a medical emergency. This day serves as a collaborative effort among national, state, and community organizations to come together and ensure adult Americans have their future healthcare choices known and safeguarded when experiencing a medical emergency.