Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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The month of May is nationally recognized as Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Awareness month. Throughout the month, the American Academy of Dermatology, and several organizations, such as the American Cancer Society and Skin Cancer Foundation, work diligently to educate the nation on the risks, the warning signs, and how to reduce your risk of…

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Celebrating Our Military

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May is National Military Appreciation Month. The members of the United States (US) Armed Forces continue to play an integral role in the development and protection of our country and freedoms. This month gives us the opportunity to demonstrate appreciation for past and present military personnel and their families for their service and sacrifices.

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The Month of May Serves as National Stroke Awareness Month

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National Stroke Awareness Month is designated during the month of May. This month works to help educate the public about the important stroke signs that people can identify and understand in their own lives. There are a few simple warning signs that can serve as early indicators of strokes. These key signs make a significant…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

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Each year, May is designated as National Mental Health Awareness Month. This awareness month began to educate communities about mental health conditions and provide support along with resources to those individuals living with mental illness. Millions across the country are affected by mental illness each year. According to the Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council,…

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April Brings Attention to Autism

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April is National Autism Awareness Month. Awareness months are helpful because they bring public attention to issues facing many of our friends and families and autism is no different. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the medical term for Autism is autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which is described as a group of…

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