NMA: Nonprescription Medicines Academy

Upcoming Health Observances

August 22nd, 2013

September

September 1 - 30
Healthy Aging Month
Educational Television Network, Inc.
www.healthyaging.net

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
American College of Sports Medicine
www.healthierkidsbrighterfutures.org

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

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

September 25
National Women's Health & Fitness Day
Health Information Resource Center
www.fitnessday.com

October

October 12 - 20
Bone and Joint Health National Action Week
U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative
www.usbji.org

November

November 1–30
American Diabetes Month
American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org/in-my-community/programs/american-diabetes-month/

COPD Awareness Month
American Lung Association
www.lung.org

National Healthy Skin Month
American Academy of Dermatology
www.aad.org

November 21
Great American Smokeout
American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org

November 24 - 30
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
www.aboutgerd.org/site/about-gerd/gerd-awareness-week