"Don't Fry Day" Campaign 2013The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 24, 2013 is “Don’t Fry Day” to encourage Sun Safety Awareness. There are more than 3.5 million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed and 2.2 million people treated in the U.S. each year. The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention is a united voice to reduce skin cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality through awareness, prevention, early detection, research, and advocacy. For activities and resources, go to their website.
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National Physical Fitness and Sports MonthNational Physical Fitness and Sports Month is the perfect time for children and families to get outside and play together! You don't have to do back flips in the Olympics or throw a football 40 yards down the field to be active and break a sweat. Whether you ride your bike to work or school or chase after your dog in the park, physical activity can be fun and it helps you feel good too.
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Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month®Since the mid-1980s, the American Academy of Dermatology has launched several programs and activities to help raise awareness about skin cancer and educate the public about early detection and prevention tips. Your risk of getting skin cancer is real. Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer. You can prevent and detect skin cancer.
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Radiation Safety Officer TrainingOCHMO is providing a No Cost, advanced 40-hour professional development training course for Environmental Health professionals June 10-14, 2013 at the Kennedy Space Center. Follow the "+ Read More" link for additional information.
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Arthritis Awareness Month 2013The Arthritis Foundation is committed to raising awareness and reducing the unacceptable impact of arthritis, a disease which must be taken as seriously as other chronic diseases because of its devastating consequences. May is Arthritis Awareness Month. For further information and ways to get involved check the Arthritis Foundation website.
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