Event: National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Description: One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for kids to eat healthier and get more active.
Event: Psoriasis Awareness Month
Description: Psoriasis is a common, chronic, genetic, systemic inflammatory disease that is characterized by symptoms and signs such as elevated itchy plaques of raised red skin covered with thick silvery scales. It is usually found on the elbows, knees, and scalp but can often affect the legs, trunk, and nails.
Event: National Breastfeeding Awareness
Description: Research shows that breastfeeding provides many health benefits for you and your baby. The decision to breastfeed is a personal one and learning all you can will help you in your role as a mother. You deserve support no matter how you decide to feed your baby.
Event: Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Event: National Immunization Awareness Month