Monthly Archives: May 2009

World No Tobacco Day (May 31)

  Today – May 31st – is…   World No Tobacco Day     This year’s theme is:   "Tobacco Health Warnings"     Picture warnings have been shown to be particularly effective at making people aware of the health … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holiday/Event DAYS | Leave a comment

American Stroke Month &National Stroke Awareness Month (MAY) – CBS Cares PSA’s

  The MONTH of MAY is…     American Stroke Month & National Stroke Awareness Month       “CBS Cares” has been doing short PSA’s (Public Service Announcements) on a variety of health topics.  I saw several different short … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holiday/Event MONTHS | Leave a comment

Older American’s Mental Health Week (Last Week of May)

  This week – May 24th – 30th, 2009 – is…       Older American’s Mental Health Week       Older American’s Mental Health Week hopes to spread the message that:   “Mental Illness is NOT a normal … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holiday/Event WEEKS | Leave a comment

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Day & World Hepatitis Day (May 19th)

  Today – May 19th – is…     Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Day 22q13 Deletion Foundation     Phelan-McDermid Syndrome is a genetic disorder which is associated with specific developmental and physical features resulting from the loss of a small amount … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holiday/Event DAYS | Leave a comment

“Farrah’s Story” – Video of Cancer Documentary Now Available Online

  “Farrah’s Story”     If you missed the two-hour documentary about Farrah Fawcett’s experiences with being diagnosed with & treated by cancer (which aired last night [May 15, 2009] on NBC), it is now available for viewing online.   … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in CANCER Awareness | 2 Comments

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Nursing, & Sex Differences In Health Days (May 12)

  Tuesday – May 12th, 2009 – is…       Fibromyalgia Awareness Day National Fibromyalgia Association       International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day CFIDS Association of America CDC: CFS Info.       International Nursing Day (Anniversary … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holiday/Event DAYS | Leave a comment

MONTH of MAY Awareness Events

May is…        The MONTH of MAY is…     American Stroke Month American Heart Association   Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics   Better Hearing … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in ASSTD Awareness, CANCER Awareness, Health and wellness, HEART Awareness, Holiday/Event MONTHS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment