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Awareness Calendar
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September

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Suicide Awareness Week

STOP a Suicide Today

Alcohol Awareness Month

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Menopause Awareness Month



October

Breast Cancer Awareness

World Food Day

Domestic Violence Awareness

Down Syndrome Awareness

Dental Hygiene Awareness



November

National Adoption Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

National Alzheimers Awareness Month

American Diabetes Awareness Month

National Family Caregivers Month



December

World Aids Day

World Health Organization

UNAIDS

Elton John Aids Foundation

Ryan White Emergency Act

Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Safe Toys & Gifts Awareness Month

Bone Marrow Disease Awareness Week



January

Birth Defects Prevention

Cataract Awareness

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Glaucoma Awareness

Volunteer Blood Donors

Thyroid Awareness

Healthy Weight Awareness

Folic Acid Awareness



February

National Wear Red Day

Women's Heart Day

Organ Donor Day

Burn Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

American Heart Month

Wise Health Consumer Month

Children's Dental Health Month

National Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week



March

American Diabetes Alert Day

National Kidney Month

National MS Month

American Red Cross Month

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Save Your Vision Week

Mental Retardation Month

National Patient Safety Awareness Week

National Poison Prevention Week

World Tuberculosis Day



April

National Volunteer Week

Earth Day

Cancer Control Month

National Autism Awareness Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Sexually Transmitted Disease Month

Foot Health Month

World Health Day



May

MDA-ALS Awareness

Lupus Awareness

Food Allergy Awareness Week

Women's Health Week

Buckle Up America Week

World No Tobacco Day

National Arthritis Month

Stroke Awareness Month

High Blood Pressure Month

Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month

Sight Saving Month



June

Dystonia Awareness Week

National Headache Awareness Week

Career Nurse Assistants Day

National Men's Health Week

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week

HIV Testing Day

Vision Research Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

National Aphasia Awareness Month

National Scleroderma Awareness Month



July

National Therapeutic Recreation Week

International Massage Week

Eye Injury Prevention Month

Light the Night for Sight

International Group B Strep Awareness Month



August

National Minority Donor Awareness Day

America's Night Out Against Crime

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Amblyopia Awareness Month





Awareness Calendar

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National Cancer Survivors DayNational Cancer Survivors Day National Cancer Survivors Day

Plan now to participate in the 19th annual National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 4th, 2006. You will join thousands of people in hundreds of communities worldwide who will be celebrating the lives of all people, especially those who are living with a history of cancer.

Read more about the... National Cancer Survivors Day

National Men's Health WeekNational Men's Health Week National Men's Health Week

The purpose of Men's Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This week gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.

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HIV Testing DayHIV Testing Day HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 2005. This day was established as an annual observance to promote HIV testing. This is a particularly important time for YOU to get involved! Take the Test, Take Control.

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National Headache Awareness Week

National Headache Awareness WeekNational Headache Awareness Week The National Headache Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating headache sufferers and healthcare professionals about headache causes and treatments.


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Career Nurse Assistants Day

Career Nurse Assistants DayCareer Nurse Assistants Day The official focus for 2006 is COLLABORATION and the many ways that nursing assistants can collaborate with others to make a difference in the care of others and in their own work life. This annual observance recognizes nursing assistants and other caregivers who provide daily care to our frail and long term care citizens in nursing homes, home care, hospitals, hospice, independent living and other long-term care settings.

Read more about... Career Nurse Assistants Day

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week

Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week

For over 110 years, Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB) has been a pioneer in the field of blindness rehabilitation. Their mission is to help individuals of all ages and degrees of blindness to live as independently as possible within their own communities. Headquartered in Brooklyn, the agency has two additional rehabilitation sites on Long Island.

Read more about the... Helen Keller Services for the Blind

National Nurses WeekNational Nurses Week Vision Research Month / Eye Safety Awareness Week / Fireworks Safety Month

Since 1908, Prevent Blindness America has been the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization with the sole mission of preventing blindness and preserving sight.

Read more about... Prevent Blindness America

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month

Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) is the only national volunteer health agency dedicated solely to the fight against myasthenia gravis.

Read more about the... Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America

National Aphasia Awareness Month

National Aphasia Awareness Month
a pha sia (uh-fay'-zhuh) n. An impairment of the ability to use or comprehend words, usually acquired as a result of a stroke or other brain injury. The National Aphasia Association, NAA, is a nonprofit organization that promotes public education, research, rehabilitation and support services to assist people with aphasia and their families.

Read more about the... National Aphasia Association

Dystonia Awareness Week

Dystonia Awareness Week The mission of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is to advance research for a cure; to promote awareness and education; and to support the needs and well being of affected individuals and families.

Read more about the... Dystonia Medical Research Foundation

National Scleroderma Awareness MonthNational Scleroderma Awareness Month National Scleroderma Awareness Month

The Scleroderma Foundation is the national organization for people with scleroderma and their families and friends. It was formed January 1,1998, by a merger between the West Coast-based United Scleroderma Foundation and the East Coast-based Scleroderma Federation.

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PKD Walk

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The EduCare Foundation: Unlocking Potential Through Educational Compassion

National Volunteer Week: Honoring Volunteers & Inspiring Service

Skookum Educational Programs

Songs of Love

Ethel M's Feed Your Mind

Tsunami Relief

Worthy Causes
KidsCharities.org

T J Martell Foundation

RADD: Recording Artists, Actors & Atheletes Against Drunk Driving

Cure Search: National Childhood Cancer Foundation & Childrens Oncology Group

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