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Awareness Calendar
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November

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

American Diabetes Awareness Month

National Alzheimers Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

National Adoption 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

Organ Donor Day

Burn Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

American Heart Month

Wise Health Consumer Month

Children's Dental Health Month

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

Earth Day

National Volunteer Week

World Health Day

National Autism Awareness Month

Cancer Control Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Sexually Transmitted Disease Month

Foot Health Month




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



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

National Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week



October

Breast Cancer Awareness

World Food Day

Domestic Violence Awareness

Healthy Lung Month

National Dental Hygiene

Down Syndrome Awareness

School Lunch Week






Awareness Calendar

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Cold and Flu CampaignCold and Flu Campaign Cold and Flu Campaign

The American Lung Association is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a National Office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country. Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, the American Lung Association today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.

Read more about the... American Lung Association

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month The Society of Gynecologic Oncology's (SGO) Foundation for Women's Cancer is dedicated to increasing public awareness of gynecologic cancer risk awareness, prevention, early detection and optimal treatment. Founded by SGO in 1991, the Foundation for Women's Cancer is a nonprofit organization that also provides funding for gynecologic cancer research and training, as well as educational programs and resources.

Read more about the... Foundation for Women's Cancer

Alcohol Awareness MonthAlcohol Awareness Month Alcohol Awareness Month

Founded in 1944 by Marty Mann, the first woman to find long-term sobriety in Alcoholics Anonymous, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help and hope to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention and treatment through offices in New York and Washington, and a nationwide network of Affiliates.

Read more about the... National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Cholesterol Education Month

National Cholesterol Education Month

Learn what steps you can take to prevent high cholesterol or to reduce your LDL "bad" cholesterol level. Too much cholesterol in the blood is one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke-two leading causes of death in the United States. One way to prevent these diseases is to detect high cholesterol and treat it when it is found.

Read more about the... National Cholesterol Education Month

National Food Safety Education Month

National Food Safety Education MonthNational Food Safety Education Month This year's theme for National Food Safety Month is "Notorious Virus"! Explore how to protect your guests from some of the leading causes of foodborne illness - Norovirus and Hepatitis A!

Read more about the... National Food Safety Month

Children's Eye Health and Safety MonthChildren's Eye Health and Safety Month National Home and Sports Eye 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 on Prevent Blindness America.

Read more about... Prevent Blindness America

National Menopause Awareness Month National Menopause Awareness Month MAM's goal is quite simple: educate people about menopause, and shine light on innovations in menopausal science and technology.

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National Osteopathic Medicine Month

American Osteopathic AssociationAmerican Osteopathic Association The American Osteopathic Association is a member association representing more than 56,000 osteopathic physicians (D.O.s). The AOA serves as the primary certifying body for D.O.s, and is the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical colleges and health care facilities. The AOA's mission is to advance the philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine by promoting excellence in education, research, and the delivery of quality, cost-effective healthcare within a distinct, unified profession.

Read more about the... American Osteopathic Association

National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention MonthNational Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month

The National Pediculosis Association, Inc. (NPA) is the only non-profit health and education agency dedicated to protecting children from the misuse and abuse of potentially harmful lice and scabies pesticidal treatments. As part of its mission, the NPA works to encourage our nation's health and child care professionals to adopt standardized head lice management programs in an effort to keep the children in school lice and nit free.

Read more about... National Pediculosis Association

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