Events Calendar

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January

January 1st 2012:- New Year’s Day - Closed

Details :- New Year's Day

January 15th 2012 :-National Healthy Weight Week

Details :- the new year off right - learn more about National Healthy Weight Week at

www.healthyweightnetwork.com


February

February 3rd 2012 :- National Wear Red Day 2012

Details:- Celebrate National Wear Red Day® on Friday, February 3, 2012 when Americans nationwide will wear red to show their support for women's heart health.

Click here for more information about National Wear Red Day and Wear Red for Women.


February 29th 2012 :- American Heart Month

Details :- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Its victims are women and men, and people of all backgrounds and ethnicities, in all regions of our country. Although heart disease is one of our Nation's most costly and widespread health problems, it is among the most preventable. During American Heart Month, we rededicate ourselves to fighting this disease by improving our own heart-healthy habits, and by raising awareness in our homes and our communities.


Click here to view Presidential Proclamation.


March

March 27th 2012 :-American Diabetes Alert Day 2012

Details :- American Diabetes Association Alert Day? is a one day "wake-up" call asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test and learn their risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Held on the fourth Tuesday of every March, the next Alert Day will be held on March 27, 2012.

Click here for more information from the American Diabetes Association.


March 31st 2012 :-National Nutrition Month

Details:- National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

www.eatright.org/nnm


April

April 7th 2012 :-World Health Day 2012

Details :- The theme for World Health Day 2012 will be "Aging and health." Over the past century life expectancy has increased dramatically and the world will soon have more older people than children. This social transformation represents both challenges and opportunities. Countries may only have a single generation to prepare their health and social systems for an aging world.

http://www.who.int/world-health-day/en/


May

May 28th 2012 :-Memorial Day 2012

May 30th 2012 :-National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Details :- National Senior Health & Fitness Day is a nationwide health and fitness event for older adults, always held the last Wednesday in May during Older Americans Month. 2012 will mark the 19th year of the program, and more than 100,000 older adults will participate at local events at more than 1,000 locations across the country on this one day. The event’s goals are to promote the importance of regular physical activity, and to showcase what local organizations are doing to improve the health and fitness of older adults in their communities.

http://www.fitnessday.com/sponsor/documents/shfd_fact.pdf

May 31st 2012 :-World No Tobacco Day

Details :- On 31st May each year WHO celebrates World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce consumption. Tobacco use is the second cause of death globally (after hypertension) and is currently responsible for killing one in 10 adults worldwide.

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/wntd/en/index.html


June

June 27th 2012 :-National HIV Testing Day 2012

Details : HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is an annual campaign coordinated by the National Association of People with AIDS to encourage people of all ages to "Take the Test, Take Control.

http://www.hivtest.org/press_files/default.aspx


July

July 4th 2012:-Independence Day 2012

July 31st 2012 July is UV Safety Month

Details :- Being exposed to UV radiation from the sun is the main cause of the most common type of cancer in the U.S., skin cancer; learn more at http://bit.ly/bBUnA. Warmer weather often means being outside more. When it comes to sun, be sure to take care of your skin: http://bit.ly/11rgfR. Use this free tool to see how at-risk you may be for skin cancer: http://bit.ly/t4Yk5


August

August 31st 2012 :-August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Details :- All adults need a tetanus booster shot every 10 years. Learn more about other needed booster shots: http://bit.ly/1RXOb. Curious about what immunization guidelines exist for women? @women'shealth provides some answers: http://bit.ly/VcWsx


September

September 05th 12:-Labor Day

September 21st 12 :-World Alzheimer's Day
Details:- The theme for World Alzheimer's Day™ 2011 is 'Faces of dementia'
In our materials and activities ADI and Alzheimer associations across the world will focus on the many issues surrounding the 'Faces of dementia'. They will be asking if you recognise the face of dementia while paying tribute to those who represent the 'Faces of dementia' in all parts of the world and working tirelessly to promote increased support and care for people with dementia and their careers



September 24th 2012 :-Family Health and Fitness Day USA

Details :- RAINN Day is RAINN’s annual campaign to raise awareness and fight against sexual violence on college campuses. Each year, RAINN Day reaches over 1,000,000 students in all 50 states, DC, Puerto Rico, and Canada with information on how to reduce the risk of sexual violence and what to do if they or a friend have been assaulted.


September 30th 2012 :-September is Fruit and Veggies Month

Details :- Fruit and Veggies -- More Matters Month... Curious about the health content of your current diet? This interactive e-health tool breaks it down for you http://bit.ly/1aoHVM How many fruits and veggies do I need? Everybody is different. Use this tool to find out what you need: http://bit.ly/lKI20


October

October 10th 2012 :-World Mental Health Day

Details:- :-World Mental Health Day raises public awareness about mental health issues. The Day promotes more open discussion of mental disorders, and investments in prevention and treatment services. The treatment gap for mental, neurological and substance use disorders is formidable especially in poor resource countries.

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/world_mental_health_day/en/index.html

October 31st 2012 :-October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Details :- If breast or ovarian cancer runs in your family, you may need to get tested for breast cancer before age 50. More: http://bit.ly/5NOQEy.  A mammogram is an x ray of the breast and is very safe. Learn more: http://bit.ly/8NeWrm


November

November 11th 2012 :-Veterans Day Details:- Veterans Day

November 24th 2012 :-Thanksgiving Day

Details :- Thanksgiving Day

November 30th 2012
:- November is American Diabetes Month

Details:- You can do a lot to prevent diabetes, such as eating healthy and getting active. Protect yourself. Know the risk factors for diabetes. Learn more including 50 ways to prevent diabetes: http://bit.ly/2CTKyR


December

December 1st 2012 :- December 1 is World AIDS Day

Details:- According to @womenshealth, about 1 out of 4 Americans with HIV are women. Women are not immune. Learn more: http://bit.ly/N3Lxo.The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. Learn more: http://bit.ly/8uTQFi. Face AIDS and encourage others to by sending this free e-card: http://bit.ly/cw0ofD

December 25th 2012 :- Christmas Day - Closed

Details:- Christmas Day
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