E-Cigarettes May Pose a Public Health Risk

  They might come in fun flavors like cotton candy and crème brulee, but that doesn’t make e-cigarettes safe. They “pose a serious public health risk,” said Scarsdale High School student Jack Waxman. Waxman was one of dozens of New York teens MEGA Lungs and MEGA Brain educated about addiction during a recent Northeast tour. […]

Brain talk before the ABCs – Teaching Kids about the Brain at an Early Age

Parents and educators: you may want to start lessons on the brain way before counting and the ABCs. Here’s why. Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck has shown that teaching kids about how their brains work—and specifically that brains are “plastic” and can develop new capabilities with practice—makes a huge difference in how well kids deal […]

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1,317 teddy bears tour MEGA Brain in West Texas

MEGA Brain recently did its part to help tackle a troubling health care provider shortage in El Paso, a West Texas city on the Rio Grande. A record 1,317 fifth graders from 20 school across the El Paso Independent School District met MEGA Brain at the annual Teddy Bear Clinic, an event held at a […]

Teens Reclaim “Weed Day” with MEGA Brain’s Help

  Teens touting florescent posters printed with “Love Your Brain” met MEGA Brain at a recent New York event designed to rebrand April 20th—often touted in popular culture as a day to smoke marijuana—as a day to promote a healthy brain.   MEGA Brain took center stage at the “Healthy Teen Brain Day” in Westchester, […]

The MEGA Heart Wows Audiences During American Heart Health Month

MEGA Heart wowed audiences on the road during American Heart Health month, with multiple stops in the U.S., from New York City to Cleveland. On the Rachael Ray Show in Manhattan, Ray and best-selling author and TV personality Dr. Ian Smith ventured into MEGA Heart to show viewers how a heart attack happens and explain […]

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David Ortiz “Big Poppie” with the MEGA Heart

The David Ortiz Children’s Fund Gala, the DOCF’s annual Boston event, is proudly heading into its fourth year on July 18th, 2016. Each year, David Ortiz brings a taste of the Dominican Republic to New England for a great cause. The event features an authentic Dominican-inspired menu, along with traditional music and dancing. In its […]

Get Ready for Stroke Awareness Month, May 2015

Have you thought about having an event during this coming Stroke Awareness Month? Medical Inflatables is doing our part by taking a MEGA Brain® exhibit on the road for a nationwide tour with the Strike Out Stroke™ organization. In case you haven’t heard of them, this organization partners with professional baseball teams across the U.S. […]

Free Resources for Your Health/Wellness Fair

Did you know there are many free resources available to help turn your next health fair or wellness fair into a more meaningful program? Various non-profit organizations provide information and publications on disease, targeting health care professionals, patients and their families, and the general public. These resources consist of technical and non-technical pamphlets, flyers, journals, […]

Cooking with the Chefs

Nowadays, celebrity chefs are the rage as people watch cooking shows on T.V. for pure entertainment as much as a great way to learn new recipes. And some of the chefs focus on healthy foods to stay fit, especially those invited to appear on the Dr. Oz show. What a great addition to your next […]

Healthcare Requires Savvy Marketing Strategies

In today’s competitive marketplace, healthcare services organizations large and small need to employ innovative and savvy ways to communicate their offerings. Targeting patients and increasing their awareness of disease prevention is ever more necessary, especially as the U.S. population ages. But, it’s not enough to rely on word of mouth and passive advertising techniques. Effective […]