The year’s 2nd month is winding down. But the opportunities for celebrations & observations aren’t slowing down one bit. Monthly celebrations include guinea pigs and caffeine. And ideas! But not just having ideas. Doing something with your ideas. This week we also have food days, animal days, and disease awareness days. Plus anti-bullying, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can you believe January’s coming to an end?! But the chances to celebrate don’t end! Close out January with meat, iceworms, bubble wrap, and croissants, among other things. Then ring in February with more meat and iceworms. Along with birds, serpents, hedgehogs, and ice cream (for breakfast!). Or choose your own combination of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s the first week of 2018! Obviously that’s something to celebrate already. But what else is there? Plenty! Check out these daily, weekly, and monthly celebrations and observations. Which ones will you celebrate? Celebrate All January Long Some ideas are just too big for only one day of recognition. So they last […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
November means cooler temperatures for most of the US. We’ll be seeing frost on the grass and turning on the heat … if you haven’t already. And it’s only going to get worse before it gets better! That cold outside air combined with dry, heated indoor air can wreak havoc on skin. Maybe […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is World Rabies Day, a day with a worthy goal: ending rabies everywhere. Events on this day help to raise awareness of rabies and the fact that it’s still a problem. The day also promotes prevention activities to reduce the cases of rabies, especially in places where the risk of rabies is high. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Have you ever heard of Restless Legs Syndrome (also called Willis-Ekbom disease or RLS/WED)? No? Neither have a lot of people, but there’s a day dedicated to raising awareness of this confusing condition: Restless Legs Awareness Day. The day happens every year on September 23, which is the birthday of the Swedish neurologist who […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. It’s an official day, designated by presidential proclamation every year. Other countries, including Canada, also designate September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. In the UK Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is in March. Also in September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Week, observed during the third week of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
June 1 is National Heimlich Maneuver Day, a day to celebrate the life-saving abdominal thrusts called the Heimlich Maneuver. This procedure helps dislodge objects from a chocking person’s throat. It’s named for its inventor, Dr. Henry J. Heimlich. He came up with it in 1974. Before that the most common way to try to help […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
World No Tobacco Day, as the name suggests, is a day encouraging everyone to avoid all tobacco products for 24 hours. This means no: Cigarettes or cigars Pipes Chewing tobacco Snuff Snus Other products containing any tobacco, like bidis or gutkha. The day is an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). It began as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.