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Sep

13

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National Celiac Disease Awareness Day

Posted by on September 13th, 2018 0 comments

Today is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day.  The first awareness day was held in 2010.  The date, September 13th, was chosen in honor of Dr. Samuel Gee who was a leader in celiac disease research.  He was born September 13, 1939. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that impacts the gastrointestinal system.  Those diagnosed with… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, General (all entries), Health History

Sep

06

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ICYMI Webinar Recap for August 2018: Reaching the Agricultural Community

Posted by on September 6th, 2018 0 comments

This past month, we hosted Natalie Roy, co-founder and executive director of AgriSafe Network, a nonprofit organization working to improve the health and safety of farmers and ranchers. The unique health issues faced by communities of agricultural workers across the country make organizations like Natalie’s essential in reaching individuals in those communities. In her presentation,… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Classes, Rural Health, SCRCONNECTions, Webinars

Sep

06

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, Week, and Month

Posted by on September 6th, 2018 0 comments

National Suicide Prevention Week will take place September 9th-15th. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and September is National Suicide Month. One way you can raise awareness around the risks of suicide is by joining others around the world as they cycle around the globe to raise awareness that suicide can be prevented. According… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Mental Health

Aug

21

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It is Contact Lens Health Week

Posted by on August 21st, 2018 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with partners, is promoting the fifth annual Contact Lens Health Week August 20-24, 2018. This year’s campaign theme is “Healthy habits mean healthy eyes” and focuses on encouraging contact lens wearers to practice safe contact lens habits every day. It is estimated that 45 million… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, General (all entries), Resources

Aug

01

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Happy World Breastfeeding Week!

Posted by on August 1st, 2018 0 comments

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! According to the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), World Breastfeeding Week was created to bring awareness and focus to how breastfeeding helps prevent malnutrition, ensures food security in times of crisis, and is a part of breaking the cycle of poverty. This awareness week takes place from today August 1st… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, General (all entries), Social Media

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