Happy July! Can you believe we are already halfway through the year? July marks America’s independence and is full of fireworks and hot temperatures. Rising temps go hand-in-hand with the sun’s potent and potentially damaging rays. Although July is home to a smaller number of health observances as noted below, the one that sticks out in my mind is UV Safety. Did someone say sunscreen?
- Hemochromatosis Awareness Month
- International Group B Strep Awareness Month
- Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
- UV Safety Month
Continue reading Cover Up for UV Safety Month!
Spring is in the air and the days are getting longer! With the anticipation of longer days and warmer weather, it’s also exciting to see March’s month-long national health observances. What might your organization focus on in March?
- Athletic Training Month
- Brain Injury Awareness Month
- Child Life Month
- Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
- Eye Donor Month
- Kidney Month
- Nutrition Month
- Professional Social Work Month
- Save Your Vision Month
- Workplace Eye Wellness Month
Continue reading March is National Nutrition Month
‘Tis the season! At the end of every year, I like to take a moment to sit back and reflect. It’s been another great year of learning and sharing all of the benefits of worksite wellness. Here are my month-by-month Wellness Newsletter highlights from 2015: Continue reading A Year in Review: 2015 Worksite Wellness Highlights
Every year, the third Thursday of November marks the Great American Smokeout. This annual event challenges people to stop using tobacco and helps inform users of the tools available to help them quit and quit for good. Personally, I have known many people who have attempted to quit smoking. Although it’s a struggle, when they finally do kick the habit, they always say it was the best health decision they ever made. Continue reading To Quit or Not to Quit