August National Health Observances

august health awareness month

As kids prepare to head back to school, August is a child-focused month for national health observances. This month highlights immunizations and child eye health, which are two great reminders to visit the clinic and eye doctor before school kicks off.

July National Health Observances

july health awareness month

The summer rays are heating up in July! That’s why UV Safety Month is a great reminder of the importance of protecting yourself from UV rays year-round.

June National Health Observances

june health awareness months

June highlights a wide range of health observances. Men’s health is big this month, reminding men to schedule their annual visits and make positive changes for their overall health. Statistically, men are less likely to attend annual visits than women. 

May National Health Observances

may health awareness months

May is a big month for national health observances. Women’s health is big this month, reminding women to schedule their annual visits and make positive changes for their overall health. As the weather starts to warm, Skin Cancer Awareness Month provides a reason to highlight the importance of protecting your skin in the summer sun.

April National Health Observances

april health awareness months

April is host to some great health observances. Additionally, irritable bowel syndrome, autism, and foot health are all highlighted this month. 

What is Epilepsy?

what is epilepsy

According to the CDC, more than 1 percent of Americans have epilepsy, making it the 4th most common neurological disease.

The Liver’s Important Role and How You Can Protect It

protect your liver

Liver disease is among the many underdiagnosed diseases that if left untreated can cause serious health problems. The American Liver Foundation estimates that over 100 million American adults are living with liver disease – yet only 4.5 million had been diagnosed as of 2022.

Women’s Health Month: A Focus on Preventable Illness

womens health month

The U.S. Department of Health established May as Women’s Health Month to bring awareness to the screenings and information that women could use to improve their health. In recent years the focus of the month has also included highlighting not only physical health but mental health too.

UV Safety Month: Staying Safe in the Sun

uv safety month july

We started the summer with an emphasis on raising awareness for skin cancer and why protecting your skin is so important. Now in the middle of that summer heat, UV Safety Month serves as another opportunity to remind ourselves of the dangers the sun’s UV rays can pose.