2016 Health Awareness Planning Calendar

We have created this planning calendar to help you schedule editorial content around national health awareness months or to help you plan upcoming special sections.

If you would like to receive an email when we have articles in these categories, email kvoegele@brandpoint.com.

Year-round we provide health articles in two categories: Health & Wellness and Health & Medicine.

January
Cervical Health Awareness Month
Birth Defects Prevention Month
Glaucoma Awareness Month
Radon Action Month
Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
Thyroid Awareness Month

February
AMD / Low Vision Awareness
American Heart Month
InterPrenatal Infection Prevention Month
Children’s Dental Health Month

March
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Endometriosis Awareness Month
Kidney Month
Nutrition Month
Save Your Vision Month
Trisomy Awareness Month
Workplace Eye Wellness Month

April
Alcohol Awareness Month
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month
Autism Awareness Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Donate Life Month
Facial Protection Month Minority Health Month
Occupational Therapy Month
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month of Action
Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month
STI Awareness Month
Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

May
Arthritis Awareness Month
Better Hearing and Speech Month
Food Allergy Action Month
Healthy Vision Month
Hepatitis Awareness Month
Inter-Mediterranean Diet Month
Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month®
Mental Health Month
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Celiac Disease Awareness Month
Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
Physical Fitness and Sports Month
Stroke Awareness Month
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Preeclampsia Awareness Month

June
Cataract Awareness Month
Men’s Health Month
Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
Aphasia Awareness Month
Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month
Safety Month
Scleroderma Awareness Month
July
Cord Blood Awareness Month
Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month

August
Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
Breastfeeding Month
Immunization Awareness Month
Psoriasis Awareness Month

September
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Fruit and Veggies - More Matters Month
Healthy Aging Month
Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Food Safety Education Month
ITP Awareness Month
Pediculosis / Head Lice Prevention Month
Preparedness Month
Recovery Month
Sickle Cell Month
Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
Yoga Awareness Month
Newborn Screening Awareness Month
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Pain Awareness Month
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
Sepsis Awareness Month
Sports Eye Safety Month
Whole Grains Month
World Alzheimer’s Month

October
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Health Literacy Month
Home Eye Safety Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Bullying Prevention Month
Dental Hygiene Month
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
Medical Librarians Month
Physical Therapy Month
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month

November
American Diabetes Month
COPD Awareness Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Family Caregivers Month
Healthy Skin Month
Hospice Palliative Care Month
Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

December
Safe Toys and Gifts Month



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