NMA: Nonprescription Medicines Academy

Upcoming Health Observances

May 1st, 2012

May

May 1-31
Arthritis Awareness Month
Arthritis Foundation
www.arthritis.org

Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
American Academy of Dermatology
www.melanomamonday.org

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
www.aafa.org/display.cfm?id=10&sub=99&cont=457

National High Blood Pressure Education Month
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center
www.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
National Osteoporosis Foundation
www.nof.org

May 13–19
National Women's Health Week
Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.womenshealth.gov/whw


National Women's Check-up Day
Office on Women's Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
www.womenshealth.gov/whw

May 31
World No Tobacco Day
Pan American Health Organization
WHO Regional Office for the Americas
www.who.int/tobacco/wntd/en