International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day. According to research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one million people have died since 1999 from a drug overdose1. Those who find themselves caught in a …

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) takes place annually from August 1 through August 7. This year’s theme, “Let’s make breastfeeding and work, work,” focuses on breastfeeding and employment – the impact of paid leave, workplace support, and emerging parenting norms on …

World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is celebrated each year on July 28, with an aim to bring attention to viruses that commonly affect people throughout the world. In many cases, transmission of these viruses can be prevented and treated. There are five …