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Celebrate World Smile Day®

As is well known by now throughout the world Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963.

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide.

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Pay Tribute to the World Alzheimer's Day

Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time.

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Celebrate Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day is a day for celebrating the connections between the generations, and its origin was decidedly noncommercial.

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Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day, an annual celebration of workers and their achievements, originated during one of American labor history’s most dismal chapters.

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September is National Courtesy Month

It's amazing how much better the world can be when everyone is just a tad more polite.

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National Senior Citizen Day

This observance was established in honor of senior citizens in the United States who made positive contributions in their communities.

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017

As millions watch the total eclipse sweep across America on Monday, an army of ‘citizen scientists’ will provide a trove of information.

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August 2017—Dedicated to Our Senses

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell. Yet we have always known that we are capable of sensing much more.

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Fourth of July – Independence Day

The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941.

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July will become National Dementia Awareness Month

Dementia isn't a specific disease. Instead, dementia describes a group of symptoms affecting memory, thinking, and social abilities.

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Happy Father's Day

In Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 since the Middle Ages and was brought by the Spanish and Portuguese to Latin America.

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June is National Safety Month

Join NSC and thousands of organizations across the country as they work to raise awareness of what it takes to Keep Each Other Safe.

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Memorial Day—Never Forget, Forever Honor

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

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Happy Mother's Day

It all started in the 1850s when West Virginia women's organizer Ann Reeves Jarvis—Anna's mother—held Mother's Day work clubs.

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This American Stroke Month Join Together to End Stroke

Most strokes are preventable. And a large percentage of the ones that happen are treatable with the right care, right away.

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World Parkinson's Disease Day

There is currently no cure for Parkinson's. Your doctor's goal will be to treat your symptoms to keep your quality of life as high as possible.

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World Health Day

Depression among older people is common. Yet is it often overlooked. Loneliness and loss of independence are among the causes.

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April—Blossoming of Flowers and Trees

In 2010, the Tree Museum situated on 75,000 square meters of breathtaking land in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, opened officially its gates.

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National Nutrition Month® 2017

National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women and men, accounting for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States.

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