By Bill Kray
Does it seem like every month there’s another health awareness program?
Most months do have a featured health promotion. The most recognized is Breast Cancer Awareness in October. Women love wearing pink in support of it. But some months have multiple causes vying for attention. In fact, the month of May includes no less than 10 health awareness programs.
The calendar below will help you keep track of when and which causes to support and which anatomy posters you may feature.
|January||Cervical Cancer, Glaucoma, Thyroid|
|February||Heart, No Brainer Day (27th)|
|March||Colorectal Cancer, Kidney, Brain Injury|
|April||Alcohol, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Stress, Foot|
|May||Arthritis, Asthma & Allergy, Better Hearing & Speech, Better Sleep, Hepatitis, Mental Health, Osteoporosis, Physical Fitness, Skin Cancer, Stroke|
|June||Love My Dentist Day (2nd)|
|August||Children's Eye Health and Safety Month|
|September||Leukemia & Lymphoma, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer|
|October||National Breast Cancer, Global Handwashing Day (15th)|
|November||Alzheimer's, COPD, Diabetes, Lung Cancer|
|December||National Handwashing Awareness (1st week)|