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Scoliosis Awareness Month

National Scoliosis Awareness Month takes place yearly in June with the goal of highlighting the growing need for education, early detection and awareness to the public about scoliosis and its prevalence…

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Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month is observed in July and sponsored by the Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation. Today, stem cells are mainly used in the treatment of disease and tissue…

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Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month

Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month is observed during July. Hemochromatosis is an inherited disorder of excessive body accumulation of iron. It is common among the white population, affecting approximately 1 in…

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Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month is observed in July and sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation. Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month is a time to increase awareness of juvenile arthritis, promote the need for a…

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National Minority Mental Health Month

National Minority Mental Health Month is observed during the month of July. Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of…

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Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month is observed in July. Sarcoma is still considered to be the “forgotten cancer.” Efforts to encourage research and drug development are made more challenging due to a lack…

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UV Safety Month

UV Safety Month, observed in July, is a time to increase awareness of UV safety, and to spur advocacy in order to prevent damage from the sun and its rays.…

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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Children's Eye Health and Safety Month, observed in August and sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, encourages parents to take children for an eye examination as part of their…

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Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month

Digestive Tract Paralysis Awareness Month, otherwise known as gastroparesis, is observed in July and sponsored by the Gastroparesis Patient Association for Cures and Treatments, Inc. Symptoms of gastroparesis can impair…