NATIONAL TEAL TALK DAY – September 23

Let’s talk. September 23rd is Teal Talk Day and each year, over 249,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer worldwide. So, gather your friends, wear teal for a day out together and talk. Join a group of co-workers for lunch. Men are welcome, also. They have mothers, wives, daughters, and sisters at risk for ovarian cancer. They …
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NATIONAL NEONATAL NURSES DAY – September 15

On September 15th each year, National Neonatal Nurses Day recognizes those who care for the most fragile patients as they take their first breaths. The celebration takes place in the middle of National Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month.  Neonatal nurse specialists work with newborn infants who are delicate at birth due to a variety of …
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NATIONAL NEPHROLOGY NURSES WEEK

The second full week in September celebrates specialty nurses trained in the treatment of kidney diseases. Designated by the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), National Nephrology Nurses Week is a time to honor the dedicated nurses who care for patients with kidney disease. Nephrology nurses receive specialized training to provide care to their patients. While …
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NATIONAL PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY NURSES DAY – September 8

On September 8th, National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day recognizes the hardworking and dedicated professionals bringing care to patients every day.  Honoring nurses caring for pediatric hematology and oncology patients, the observance takes place during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. These dedicated professionals provide quality nursing care for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood …
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NATIONAL GRATEFUL PATIENT DAY – September 7

National Grateful Patient Day on September 7th provides an opportunity to show appreciation for the hard-working professionals in the medical industry. The day also focuses gratitude toward the families and caregivers of anyone receiving life-giving medical care. Additionally, the day honors the indomitable spirit of these courageous patients who are grateful to be alive.   …
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NATIONAL FASTING FEBRUARY

National Fasting February reminds us that our metabolic health underlies many of the diseases that we associate with aging, from diabetes to cancer to Alzheimer’s disease. Regularly switching from burning sugars to burning stored fats can reduce our risk of metabolic disorders such as diabetes and other conditions of aging. February is a month for …
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NATIONAL CANCER PREVENTIONS MONTH

Nearly everyone who receives a life-changing diagnosis asks if there was anything they could have done to prevent it. National Cancer Prevention Month tackles that question during February. According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 1.9 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. Nearly half of those diagnoses are breast, …
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