NMA: Nonprescription Medicines Academy

Upcoming Health Observances

August 29th, 2012

September

September 1-30

National Cholesterol Education Month
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Health Information Center
hp2010.nhlbihin.net/cholmonth/

National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
National Pediculosis Association, Inc.
www.headlice.org

October

October 1-31
American Pharmacists Month
American Pharmacists Association
https://www.pharmacist.com/Content/NavigationMenu3/Newsroom/AmericanPhar...

October 12–20
Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week
U.S. Bone and Joint Decade Initiative
www.usbji.org

October 11
National Depression Screening Day®
Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
www.mentalhealthscreening.org/events/national-depression-screening-day.aspx

November

November 1 - 30
American Diabetes Month
American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org

November 18 - 24
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
www.aboutgerd.org/site/about-gerd/gerd-awareness-week

November 15
Great American Smokeout
American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org