Breast Cancer Awareness Month National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. There isn’t one day in October for
DIABETES ALERT DAY This holiday is an alert to inform the American public about the seriousness of diabetes, particularly when diabetes is left undiagnosed or untreated. The American Diabetes Association created Alert Day as part of its awareness programs in 1986. When is Diabetes Alert Day? The 4th Tuesday in
National Dentist’s Day This is a holiday that isn’t celebrated a lot. Sadly, dentists frequently get a bad rap, because they sometimes cause pain when helping their patients. Dentist’s Day was created so people can demonstrate their gratitude and say thank you to dentists everywhere. This holiday, celebrated on March
NATIONAL PANIC DAY The fact that there is a National Panic Day may cause some to panic and wonder why we need to celebrate something that causes such chaos in our lives. Panic is defined as a sudden, extreme, uncontrollable fear or anxiety that often causes unreasonable, irrational, unthinking behavior.
National Certified Nurses Day Certified Nurses Day is a day set aside to honor nurses throughout the world through national board certification in their specialty. In order to be a nurse in the United States people must be RN’s, meaning they must have a registered nurse (RN) license, in order to practice. By