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Simplicity Day

Simplicity Day

Dates

12th Jul each year
”In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow We live in a complicated world, with taxes and devices and every imaginable complication the world can provide. Wouldn’t it be... [read more]

Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month

Dates

Every July
”Today we fight. Tomorrow we fight. The day after, we fight. And if this disease plans on whipping us, it better bring a lunch, ‘cause it’s gonna have a long day doing it.” ~ Jim Beaver Every year thousands of people are diagnosed with sarcomas, a... [read more]

HIV Long-Term Survivors Day

HIV Long-Term Survivors Day

Dates

5th Jun each year
The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of HIV and finding the cure or an effective vaccine for AIDS. ~ Philip Emeagwali When HIV first became apparent as an epidemic 30 years ago, the life expectancy for... [read more]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

Dates

Every June
For millions of people around the world, the most traumatic events of their lives have never ended. PTSD is a lingering reminder that turns every day into a potential minefield, with flashbacks and triggers potentially hidden around every corner. Post... [read more]

Menstrual Hygiene Day

Menstrual Hygiene Day

Dates

28th May each year
For a disturbingly large amount of the world's female population, the few days a month of the menses are 'a time of shame'. Menstruation is a natural process in which blood which was created by the body to cushion an egg is flushed from the body if the... [read more]

Clinical Trials Day

Clinical Trials Day

Dates

20th May each year
Clinical trials are tests in which certain medications or supplements are tested by monitoring the effects among patients who have received the medication, and patients who have received a smaller dose or none at all. Trails are conducted in a set... [read more]

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day

Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day

Dates

17th May each year
Neurofibromatosis is a hereditary condition which can appear at any point in a sufferer's life, providing they have the 'misprint' in their chromosomes which causes it. Because it is genetic, there is not much which can be done to prevent it from appearing... [read more]

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Dates

12th May each year
Fibromyalgia is an immobilizing, difficult to manage and not widely known disease which affects many men and women worldwide. It's a disease which is about seven times as likely to affect women than men, and although it usually is seen in people between... [read more]
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