Heart Events this February

The heart month is in full swing and there are lots of heart(y) activities for you to check out and join. Macy’s Wear Red Sale Starts on Wednesday, February 2 and ends on February 6 Come … [Read more...]

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Events

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in the US and several events have been scheduled to observe this health observance. Put on Your Running Shoes for S.C.O.P.E. The University of Texas MD … [Read more...]

Health care updates, February 12

What do we have in store for you this Valentines' weekend? The HHS has something to say about increasing health insurance premiums and the chicken pox vaccine. FDA changes its mind about BPA and … [Read more...]

Important February 2010 Health Events

Last year, I regularly brought you a monthly schedule of health observances. Most of those observances repeat each year so I won’t give you the whole list again. However, I’d like to focus more on … [Read more...]

November is Diabetes Month

November is the month focused on diabetes. It is only right that we take a look at what we know about this condition. Diabetes mellitus is a group of chronic conditions characterized by high levels … [Read more...]

November Health Events

GLOBAL EVENTS AND OBSERVANCES November is Diabetes Month http://www.iknowdiabetes.org/learn.html 2 to 4 November 2009 Consultation on antiretroviral therapy for HIV prevention 14 November … [Read more...]

Heart(y) news, October 30

News update on heart issues coming up... Hero dog saves heart attack victim This cattle dog in Queensland Australia will be awarded the RSPCA's animal achievement award for saving her master’s … [Read more...]

Heart(y) news and events, October 2

News from the research front “Rock Stars of Science” The Geoffrey Beene Foundation has recently  launched the “Rock Stars of Science” (Rock S.O.S. for short), an initiative which the American Heart … [Read more...]

Health observances in October

It's a nice autumn day. And with autum comes lots of health observances. GLOBAL OBSERVANCES 8 Oct World Sight Day International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness and World Health … [Read more...]

Heart(y) news and events, September 18

Here are some heart-healthy events coming up. September is Cholesterol Awareness Month Now is the time to sit down and think about cholesterol – your cholesterol. Furthermore, you should do … [Read more...]

Health events in September

September is a busy month in terms of health events and observances. Check out what's interesting for you! Worldwide observances World Suicide Prevention Day 10 September 2009 International … [Read more...]

What’s on in August

Here are some health events in August you might want to check out: United States 1 August National Minority Donor Awareness Day National Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education … [Read more...]

What’s up in July: summer health events

Would you believe it that it's now July and school vaction is about to start? Well, here are some health events for you to check out and join!   Month long observances   Hemochromatosis … [Read more...]

News from the cancer side, June 5

News from the survivors This coming Sunday, June 7  is National Cancer Survivors Day. In commemoration of this event, the author-doctor-cancer survivor Laura Liberman will give a talk on Women … [Read more...]

Health observances in May

Once again, I bring you a list of health observances for the month of May. May is... American Stroke Month American Heart … [Read more...]

News from the cancer side, April 10

Here's your cancer news round up for the Easter weekend. Happy Easter, every one! News from the academia University centre, students tackling cancer in high-risk state The Centre for Health and … [Read more...]

Health-related April events – check them out!

On this last day of March, I give you a list of health-related events for the coming month. April is going to be a busy month with several health observances ahead of us. Check them out. Support and … [Read more...]

Healthcare News Round Up

In our new battling for health site, I will be bringing you news round up from the healthcare industry every two weeks. Have a nice weekend! Healthcare news Lack of Insurance Harms Health, … [Read more...]

News from the cancer side, January 30

Good morning, everyone. Here is our latest news roundup for this weekend. Happy reading. News from the experts February Is National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month Oncologists and researchers … [Read more...]

Preview into heart(y) events in February

Instead of our usual Friday heart(y) news roundup, let's have a peek into our schedule for February. Upcoming heart(y) awarenesss events for February February is a special month because it has been … [Read more...]

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