• World AIDS Day 2018

    World AIDS Day 2018

    World AIDS Day is observed each year on December 1 and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died. Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day. The U.S. government's themeRead more
  • COPD awareness Month

    COPD awareness Month

    What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a serious lung disease that over time, makes it hard to breathe. You may also have heard COPD called other names, like emphysema or chronic bronchitis. In people who have COPD, the airways—tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs—are partially blocked, whichRead more
  • U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week

    U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week

    U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual observance that raises awareness of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use. Antibiotic resistance is one of the most urgent threats to the public’s health. Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people get infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. At leastRead more
  • National Diabetes Month: Gestational Diabetes

    National Diabetes Month: Gestational Diabetes

    November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has focused this year's campaign into promoting health after gestational diabetes. What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes is GestationalRead more