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IMPORTANT: MedicAlert’s 24/7 emergency response team is fully operational.

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MedicAlert and Marathons

I had my first anaphylactic reaction to fish in 1989, a couple months before my 9th birthday. I arrived at the hospital in time to receive epinephrine and thankfully I survived. Allergy tests would reveal I was allergic to all seafood and fish, though I’d been eating it without incident nearly every week for my entire life up to that point.

Safe and Secure: Parenting and Autism

For parents raising a child with a cognitive delay or Autism, keeping a child safe brings on a completely different set of concerns. With all children, you’re worried about keeping them safe on the playground, teaching them how to look both ways when crossing the street, , and not talk strangers, But for a parent raising a child with a cognitive delay, Autism, or Asperger’s, a bigger worry is – what happens if your child is in an emergency situation?

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s

When you’re a caregiver for a loved one with a chronic illness such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s hard to know what any given day will be like. Some days are better than others. Life is grand when your loved one is feeling strong and healthy, ready to take on the world. But the challenging days come hard and fast.

SXSW: Time, Technology & the Saving of Lives – What Matters?

We kicked off SXSW this morning with a panel on "The Value of Technology in Building the Blueprint for Healthy Communities".

A woman embracing her son, wearing a medicalert bracelet