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February is American Heart Month

February: American Heart Month – Learn what you can do to prevent heart disease

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January: Birth Defects Prevention Month — Learn what you can do to have a healthy baby and prevent birth defects.


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December: Safe Toys and Gifts Month – Find out how to choose safe toys and avoid toys that may be harmful to children.

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November: National Family Caregiving Month – Learn how to take time for yourself and stay healthy while caring for another person.

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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Learn why regular screenings are important and what you can do to help lower your risk of breast cancer.

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September: National Cholesterol Education Month - High blood cholesterol increases your risk for heart disease – the number one killer of Americans. Learn what you can do to keep your levels and health in check!

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August: National Immunization Awareness Month - Learn how vaccines help keep you and your family healthy. Find out about pre-teen vaccines and some of the diseases they prevent.

July is UV Safety Month

July: UV Safety Month - Get sun-safe tips on how to prevent skin and eye damage caused by the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays and learn how to lower your risk for skin cancer.

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June: Home Safety Month - Discover simple steps to create a safer home and prevent falls. Find out if you are at risk for osteoporosis.

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May: National Mental Health Month - Learn about depression, how it affects older adults, and the positive impact exercise has on your mental health. logo USA dot Gov: The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
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