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Health Calendar Observances

Posted 09/01/2015 | By HealthCorps

September 1 – 30
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

American College of Sports Medicine
401 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233
www.coam-month.org

September 1 – 30
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
4600 East-West Highway, Suite 600
Bethesda, MD 20814
info@curesearch.org

September 1 – 30
Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month

Produce for Better Health Foundation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
7465 Lancaster Pike, Suite J, 2nd Floor
Hockessin, DE 19707
www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org

September 1 – 30
Healthy Aging ® Month

Educational Television Network, Inc.
P. O. Box 442
Unionville, PA 19375
info@healthyaging.net

September 1 – 30
National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

American Foundation for Women’s Health
P. O. Box 541
Greenwood, TX 76246-0541
http://www.americanwomenshealth.org/

September 1 – 30
National Food Safety Education Month

Partnership for Food Safety Education
2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22202
www.fightbac.org

September 1 – 30
National Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.
1005 Boylston Street, #343
Newton, MA 02461
www.headlice.org

September 1 – 30
National Yoga Awareness Month

Yoga Health Foundation
578 Washington Blvd. #716
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
www.yogamonth.org

September 1 – 30
Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 42197
Cincinnati, OH 45242
www.savebabies.org

September 1 – 30
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
2501 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 435
Dallas, TX 75219
www.whyteal.org

September 1 – 30
Sports Eye Safety Month

Prevent Blindness
211 West Wacker Drive, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60606
www.preventblindness.org

September 1 – 30
Whole Grains Month

Whole Grains Council
226 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116
www.alz.co.uk/wam

September 7 – 13
National Suicide Prevention Week

(World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10th)

American Association of Suicidology
5221 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20015
www.suicidology.org // www.iasp.info/contact.php

September 18
National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

The AIDS Institute
17 Davis Boulevard, Suite 403
Tampa, FL 33606
www.necasag.org

September 26
Family Health & Fitness Day USA ®

Health Information Resource Center
328 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 213
Libertyville, IL 60048
www.pdsa.org

September 29
World Heart Day

World Heart Federation
32, rue de Malatrex
1201 Geneva
Switzerland
www.worldheart.org

September 30
National Women’s Health & Fitness Day TM

Health Information Resource Center
328 West Lincoln Avenue, Suite 213
Libertyville, IL 60048
www.fitnessday.com

Tasty Tuesday

Every Tuesday this month expect tips for healthy back-to-school lunches, snacks and quick meals.

The healthiest back-to-school lunch wrap ever: Use a low carb wrap and fill it with chopped vegetables, ¼ cup of quinoa, shredded turkey (or shredded soy meat, cubed baked tofu, beans, or hard-boiled egg), and a thin layer of hummus. Roll it tightly. You can make this ahead of time and refrigerate.

Healthiest back-to-school snacks ideas include: 100 calorie pack of nuts, fruit and nut butter, unsweetened Greek yogurt with berries or grapes, veggies and salsa or bean dip, homemade trail mix (high fiber cereal/dried fruit/seeds), baked whole grain crackers and a wedge of low fat cheese. Remember that a frozen water bottle can keep perishable chilled.

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Posted September 4, 2015 | by Dawn Burnett

Thanks for posting the American College Of Sports Medicine Link our song is on the front page, here’s the video to it that airs in Children’s Hospitals thanks to HTV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLZKE1mqQ74

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