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Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month is observed every October to raise awareness of physical therapy as a safe, effective alternative to medication and surgery. It is also a tool to help prevent injuries or illnesses before they occur. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants play a critical role in helping Americans of all ages and abilities…

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World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis is the underlying cause of painful, debilitating, and life-threatening broken bones – known as fragility fractures. It affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. World Osteoporosis Day raises global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis.

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Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. In low- and middle-income countries the incidence has been rising up steadily in the last years due to an increase in life expectancy, increased urbanization, and adoption of western lifestyles. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is honored every…

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International Day of Elder Persons

International Day of Elder Persons’ Day raises awareness of the special health needs of older persons and of their contributions to their own health and to the functioning of the societies in which they live. This year’s theme is “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” We take today to highlight the role of healthcare works…

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Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By…

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Honoring World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, yet, 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. Join us in honoring World Alzheimer’s Month to raise awareness and challenges the stigma that…

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Recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccines not only help protect us and those we love from getting these diseases, but they also help prevent spreading diseases to those that are unvaccinated. Immunizations are not just for children. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. Adults may also be at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases due to age, job,…

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Celebrating National Eye Exam Month

For many of us, July marks the halfway point of summer vacation and soon preparations for returning to school will begin. Getting a vision exam is a part of that process. The Vision Council of America notes that 12.2 million Americans require some sort of vision correction but don’t use any. Nearly 50% of parents…

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Celebrating National Health Center

National Health Center Week is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. This National Health Center Week honors those front line providers and staff who have shown their courage during the pandemic. From the very beginning of the crisis,…

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