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Brain Injury Month

There are more than 5.3 million children and adults in the United States who are living with a permanent brain injury-related disability. That is one in every 60 people. Brain Injury Month aims to de-stigmatize brain injuries and increase the understanding of these injuries as a chronic condition.

World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day brings awareness to kidney diseases and the need to keep your kidneys healthy. The common causes of kidney disease include diabetes, high blood pressure, urine infections, kidney stones, excessive use of pain killers, kidney infection and others. You can prevent kidney disease by routinely checking your blood pressure, drinking an adequate amount …

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Phlebotomists Recognition Week

Phlebotomist recognition week celebrates phlebotomists’ vital role in maintaining patient health and promoting lab efficiency and effectiveness. They don’t just draw blood, they keep patients calm, ensure specimens are of the best quality. We appreciate the perseverance and skill of these important health care workers!

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week is observed each year during February 7–14 to promote awareness and education about congenital heart defects. It affects approximately one in one hundred births every year in the United States. It is the word\’s most common birth defect. Take this week to raise awareness of congenital heart defects.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day encourages everyone to unite to fight against cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, in the world, one in six people die from cancer. That is 17 deaths per minute worldwide. By raising awareness, and educating other, World Cancer Day aims to save millions of deaths every year.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

More than 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year. January is a month with a special focus as chapters celebrate Cervical Health Awareness Month and work to spread the word in their communities. Luckily, the disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening.