Awareness Calendar for July

July is the awareness month for:

  • Cleft & Craniofacial issues
  • Cord Blood (esp. banking)
  • International Group B Strep
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Minority Mental Health
  • Tickling!

Don’t forget these important awareness days, too:

  • Heterochromia Day (12)
  • Stress Down Day (24)
  • National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (25)
  • World Hepatitis Day (28)
  • Orgasm Day (31)

Go forth and be awesome!

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