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Hepatitis Awareness Without Action Equals Death

Hepatitis Awareness Month is observed the entire month of May. Unlike HIV or breast cancer, hepatitis B and C are the awkward diseases that comedians joke about, but few understand the seriousness of these problems. Viral hepatitis desperately...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Radio: Celiac Awareness Month / Physician Burnout / Women’s National Checkup Day

Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Over time, this immune reaction produces inflammation that damages the small intestine's lining and prevents absorption of some nutrients. May is Celiac Awareness Month, and, on the next Mayo Clinic Radio, gastroenterologist Dr. Joseph Murray discusses just how common […]

What These People Don't Want You To Assume About Their Siblings With Autism

National Autism Awareness Month has come to a close, but its mission to educate the public and inspire empathy remains relevant. With that in mind, we asked people who have a brother or sister on the spectrum to share what they wishShow More Summary

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For more information on how you can participate or, to help someone who has mental illness, visit Mental Health America. When someone you know has cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, you want to help the person now. Show More Summary

What Black Man Would Put Himself Behind Bars at San Quentin? W. Kamau Bell  

“I grew up in one of up in one of those households where every month was Black History Month,” W. Kamau Bell jokes. Bell, one of the few comedians tackling issues of race head on, credits his heightened awareness to his highly conscious mother who grew up in Indiana in the worst of times. Show More Summary

DeKalb Medical Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings in May

Make your appointment today! In recognition of May being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, DeKalb Medical is partnering with Dermatology Associates to provide complementary skin screenings. When: Saturday,  May 14 |   9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Radiation Oncology Department 2675 N. Decatur Rd., Suite G09 Decatur, GA 30033 404.501.WELL to reserve spot. Spots are […]

Know Your Status: Working to Destigmatize Routine STI Screening

April marks STD Awareness Month and the Get Yourself Tested campaign: There is no time like the present to check your status, discuss testing with your sexual partner, and talk about safer sex with your provider. The post Know Your Status: Working to Destigmatize Routine STI Screening appeared first on Rewire.

Safe Steps for Seniors to Stop Stumbles

May is National Trauma Awareness Month, and this year the American Trauma Society is raising awareness about senior safety and falls with "Safe Steps for Seniors." The Stony Brook Trauma Center is taking steps to shed light on the matter to help prevent serious injuries from occurring.

'Prevention Is Possible': What Does It Really Mean?

While the theme of this year's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign - "prevention is possible" - may sound simple, we know it's anything but. We're incredibly pleased about the success of this year's theme in continuing to drive significant attention to this important public health issue. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Sleep problems may last up to 18 months after TBI

People who experience a traumatic brain injury may have sleep problems for up to 18 months after, though many may not be aware of it, according to a new study.

Beyond April: 5 Ways to Bring Poetry to Life

Photo by Mo. Creative Commons, via Flickr. I love National Poetry Month and will always be among the first to promote it and participate in it. The extended holiday raises awareness, spurs creative thinking, and draws communities together...Show More Summary

The death of Ezekiel Stephan: Quackery and antivaccine views go hand in hand

About a month and a half ago, I became aware of the case of Ezekiel Stephan, a 19-month-old Canadian toddler living in Alberta who in 2012 developed bacterial meningitis. Unfortunately for Ezekiel, his parents, David and Collet Stephan, were believers in alternative medicine. They didn’t take Ezekiel to a real doctor. Instead, they relied on…

April Means It's Time To Talk Dirty About Safe Sex (And Score Free Condoms)

In honor of STI Awareness Month, sex-savvy groups are stressing the importance of protecting yourself, your partners, and your community through safer sexual activity.

Why America Needs a Truth Commission on Violence Against African-American Women

As we near the end of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, the importance of its message -- raising public awareness and improving prevention -- is underscored by the continuous stream of sexual assault cases in the news. From the...Show More Summary

Honda Says If You Can't Do This While Texting, You Shouldn't Drive While Texting Either

Since April is apparently Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Honda is running a series of short videos called #PhoneDownEyesUp that urge us to respect our own limits when it comes to multi-tasking. read more

London Mayoral punters should factor in the total ruthlessness of the Tory election machine

In spite of the polls we can’t assume that a Khan’s a certainty As no doubt PBers are aware I am one of those who took Henry G Manson’s tip in March 2013 and backed Sadiq Khan at 33/1 to win next month’s mayoral election. It’s proved to be a great bet and a number […]

This Airport Launched a New Room for Autistic Fliers

To mark National Autism Awareness Month, Delta debuted a multi-sensory room for customers on the autism spectrum.

Dachel Media Update: Autism Awareness MSM Style

April 19, 2016, Fox News: April is autism awareness month: Get the facts By Dr. Alan Kadish Imagine being told that your child would never give you a hug or say, “I love you.” Imagine that your child would never...

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