World Parkinson’s Disease Day

World Parkinson’s Disease Day

Every April 11th

World Parkinson’s Disease Day marks the birthday of Dr. J Parkinson.  On this day there are efforts made to increase the public awareness of this terrible disease, as well as all the good works put...

World Health Day

World Health Day

Every April 7th

World Health Day is celebrated every year on the founding day of the World Health Organization.  Established in 1950 this event has a theme each year to draw attention to a current world health issue. ...

World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day

Every May 17th

World Hypertension Day might sound like an intensely stressful day, which causes high blood pressure, but it is in fact an educational event, designed to prevent instances of hypertension. Created by the World Hypertension League in...

Senior Health & Fitness Day

Senior Health & Fitness Day

30th May (Last Wednesday in May)

For Grandma, Grandpa, Granny, Gramps, Nana, Papa and all our well-loved elders, Senior Health & Fitness Day is a time to explore the many senior-friendly physical activity options, and to understand the importance of exercise...

Don’t Fry Day

Don’t Fry Day

25th May (Fourth Friday of May)

Although it might sound more like a dieter's mantra, Don't Fry Day is actually an initiative of the Council for Skin Cancer Prevention. With the days of tanning and basking in the sun all day long...

Save Your Hearing Day

Save Your Hearing Day

Every May 31st

Save Your Hearing Day is our yearly reminder to turn down the dial and to listen to the birds chirping outside our windows, for a change. Its originator is unknown, but bless our eardrums, he...

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