November Special Health Observances

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 MINNEAPOLIS --- As part of its Know Your Numbers campaign, Health Fair 11 presents this listing of health events taking place in November:

Month-long Observances

Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month - Alzheimer's Association / www.alz.org ph 800-272-3900

Bladder Health Month - American Urological Association (AUA) / www.urologyhealth.org ph 800-828-7866

COPD Awareness Month - American Lunch Association / www.lungusa.org ph 202-715-3450

Diabetes Month - American Diabetes Association / www.stopdiabetes.org ph 800-342-2383

Diabetic Eye Disease Month - Prevent Blindness America / www.preventblindness.org ph 800-331-2020

Epilepsy Awareness Month - Epilepsy Foundation / www.epilepsyfoundation.org ph 800-332-1000

Healthy Skin Month - American Academy of Dermatology / www.aad.org

Hospice Palliative Care Month - National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization / www.nhpco.org ph 703-837-1500

Lung Cancer Awareness Month - American Lung Association /www.lungusa.org ph 202-715-3450

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network / www.pancan.org ph 877-272-6226

Sexual Health Month - American Urological Association Foundation (AUA) / www.urologyhealth.org ph 800-828-7866

Week-long & Special Day Observances

November 4 - 10

Allied Health Professions Week - Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions / www.asahp.org 202-237-6481

Diabetes Education Week - American Association of Diabetes Educators / www.diabeteseducator.org ph 800-338-3633

Patient Transport Week - National Association of Healthcare Transport Management / www.nahtm.org ph 336-713-8810

November 11 - 17

Home Care Month, Hospice Month, Home Care Aide Week - National Association for Home Care and Hospice / ph 202-547-7424

Mental Health Wellness Week - Freedom From Fear / www.freedomfromfear.org ph 718-351-1717

November 15

Great American Smokeout - American Cancer Society / www.cancer.org/smokeout ph 800-227-2345

November 17

Family Volunteer Day - Points of Light Institute / www.familycares.org ph 203-656-8052

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