October health observances | PostIndependent.com

October health observances

• National Disability Employment Awareness Month• Halloween Safety Month• National Celiac Awareness Month• Healthy Lung Month• National Breast Cancer Awareness Month• National Dental Hygiene Month• National Family Sexuality Education Month• Lupus Awareness Month• National Physical Therapy Month• National Spina Bifida Awareness Month• Rett Syndrome Awareness Month• SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) Awareness Month• “Talk About Prescriptions” Month• National Medical Librarians Month• National Orthodontic Health Month• Let’s Talk Month• Eye Injury Prevention Month• National Down Syndrome Awareness Month• Children’s Health Month• Oct. 12-20: Bone and Joint Decade National Awareness Week• Oct. 16-20: National Health Education Week• Oct. 20: National Mammography Day• Oct. 22-28: Respiratory Care Week• Oct. 22: International Stuttering Awareness Day• Oct. 25: Lung Health Day

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