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  • Lupus Awareness Month

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    The month of May is observed as Lupus Awareness Month to increase awareness amongst the general public regarding this disease and its consequences to those affected by it.

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    Posted: May 27, 2020

  • National Arthritis Awareness Month

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    National Arthritis Awareness Month is observed each year in the month of May. It aims to bring awareness about the disease, emphasize the need for further research and encourage physical activity among those who are diagnosed with arthritis.

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    Posted: May 19, 2020

  • ALS Awareness Month

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    May is ALS Awareness Month in the United States, which is a campaign to increase awareness and raise money to fund research in order to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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    Posted: May 16, 2020

  • National Women’s Health Week

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    National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) begins each year on Mother’s Day. It is a week-long observance led by the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It is a reminder to women, encouraging them, to make their health a priority and build positive healthy habits. 

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    Posted: May 13, 2020

  • National Nurses Week

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    National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday, according to American Nurses Association (ANA).

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    Posted: May 8, 2020

  • Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week

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    National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, May 3–9, is a time to raise public awareness about the challenges and causes important to children’s behavioral health, and to highlight the importance of positive mental health from birth.

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    Posted: May 4, 2020

  • The Complete Guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

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    Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, is a federal program for people such as independent contractors or self-employed workers who are unable to work as a direct result of COVID-19 and are not eligible for regular state unemployment benefits.

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    Posted: May 1, 2020

  • Face Masks: To Wear or Not To Wear

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    Surgical face masks are personal protective equipment (PPE) that can create a physical barrier between the immediate environment and the nose and mouth of the wearer. If worn properly, the mask can prevent airborne particles, droplets, spray, or splash that may contain pathogens (bacteria or virus) from entering the wearer’s nose or mouth.

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    Posted: April 14, 2020

  • Mental Health Considerations during the COVID Pandemic

    shutterstock 704893369 web 300x100 Mental Health Considerations during the COVID Pandemic

    As the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic widens, so does the relevance of mental health issues associated with it. The mental health conditions arising out of the spread of Coronavirus is as important as the more visible physical symptoms. One in five Americans currently has mental health issues while one in two risks developing such conditions. So it is essential to implement various professional, personal and policy measures to address these issues without delay.

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    Posted: April 9, 2020

  • April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

    Each April, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness, reduce stigma, and encourage communities to focus on alcohol-related issues. Alcoholism is a chronic disease that affects millions of Americans, both directly and indirectly.

    free resource button small  April Is Alcohol Awareness MonthThese sections from Alcoholism Sourcebook provide some basic facts: What Does Alcoholism Look Like; Questions and Answers about Alcoholism; and Researchers Identify Alcoholism Subtypes.

    Comprehensive, updated information about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism is available in Alcoholism Sourcebook, 5th Edition.

    Posted: April 6, 2020