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  • March 31, 2020 - Pregnant Women, Smoking and Birth Defects

    Pregnant Women Smoking and Birth Defects
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/PublicHealthEducation/HealthInformation/ucm445713.htm
  • March 30, 2020 - Take a Walk in the Park Day

    Walk in the park
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/days-2/national-take-a-walk-in-the-park-day-march-30/

  • March 30, 2020 - Women's Health and Smoking

    Second Hand Smoke and Babies
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/PublicHealthEducation/HealthInformation/ucm445713.htm
  • March 29, 2020 - Women's Health and Smoking

    Smoking and Women's Health
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/PublicHealthEducation/HealthInformation/ucm445713.htm
  • March 28, 2020 - Earth Hour 2020 (8:30 pm to 9:30 pm) - Raising Awareness about Climate Change

    Earth Hour 2019
    Graphic source: https://earthhour.wwf.org.hk/en/resources/

    WWF Earth hour
    Graphic source: https://earthhour.wwf.org.hk/en/resources/

    Earth hour
    Graphic source: https://earthhour.wwf.org.hk/en/resources/

    Earth Hour
    Graphic source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_Hour

    Earth hour
    Graphic source: http://www.worldwildlife.org/pages/earth-hour

  • March 27, 2020 - Optimizing sleep for night shifts

    Night Shift Sleep
    Graphic source: http://www.bmj.com/content/bmj/suppl/2018/03/01/bmj.j5637.DC1/night_shift_sleep_v24_web.pdf
  • March 26, 2020 - March is National Kidney Month

    National Kidney Month
    Graphic source: https://i2.wp.com/renaponline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/National-Kidney-Month2.jpg

    For more information, see National Kidney Month March 2017

  • March 25, 2020 - The Burden of Tuberculosis

    TB

    TB

    Graphic source: http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/infographic/default.htm

  • March 24, 2020 - March 24th is World TB Day

    End TB Day
    Graphic source: http://www.cdc.gov/tb/modules/worldtbday/social-media-square-image-cdc_600x600.jpg

    TB
    Graphic source: http://www.cdc.gov/tb/publications/infographic/default.htm

    For more information, see CDC's World TB Day and, Tuberculosis

  • March 23, 2020 - March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    Colorectal Cancer Awareness
    Graphic source:http://www.caycare.com/2017/02/28/march-national-colorectal-cancer-awareness-month/
  • March 22, 2020 - March 22nd is World Water Day

    World Water Day
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/features/worldwaterday/index.html

    World Water Day
    Graphic source: WHO

    For more information, see World Water Day

  • March 21, 2020 - March 21st is Kick Butts Day

    Kick Butts Day
    Graphic source: https://www.kickbuttsday.org/

    For more information, see Tobacco Resources on the Net

  • March 20, 2020 - March 20th is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    NA HIV Awareness Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-native-hivaids-awareness-day-march-20/

    NNAAD
    Graphic source: National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

  • March 19, 2020 - March 20th is the First Day of Spring!

    Spring Equinox
    Graphic source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/582890/pagasa-day-almost-as-long-as-night-during-spring-equinox

    Equinox and Solstice
    Graphic source: http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/everything-you-need-to-know-vernal-or-spring-equinox

    When Is the First Day of Spring 2018? 4 Things to Know About the Equinox
    March equinox: All you need to know

  • March 18, 2020 - The Look of Sleep Deprivation

    Sleep deprivation
    Graphic source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/08/sleep-deprivation_n_4557142.html

    For more information, see Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You and Sleep Resources on the Internet

  • March 17, 2020 - Fortune 500 Social Media Usage

    Fortune 500 Social Media usage
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/more-fortune-500-companies-have-an-active-instagram-account-than-a-public-facing-blog-72124/attachment/umassdartmouth-fortune500-social-use-oct2016/
  • March 16, 2020 - NATIONAL PANDA DAY #NationalPandaDay

    National Panda Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/march-16-2019-national-panda-day-national-everything-you-do-is-right-day-national-quilting-day-national-freedom-of-information-day-national-artichoke-hearts-day/

    National Panda Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/2018/03/15/march-16-2018-national-panda-day-national-everything-you-do-is-right-day-national-freedom-of-information-day-national-artichoke-hearts-day/

  • March 15, 2020 - National Poison Prevention Week is March 15 - 21, 2020

    National Poison Prevention Week
    Graphic source: https://nmpoisoncenter.unm.edu/
  • March 14, 2020 - National Write Your Story Day!

    Write Your Story Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/march-14-2019-national-pi-day-national-potato-chip-day-national-ag-day-world-kidney-day-national-write-down-your-story-day-national-learn-about-butterflies-day-national-children/
  • March 14, 2020 - It's Pi Day!

    Pi Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/march-14-2019-national-pi-day-national-potato-chip-day-national-ag-day-world-kidney-day-national-write-down-your-story-day-national-learn-about-butterflies-day-national-children/

    Pi Day
    Graphic source:

    https://www.piday.org/million/

    People Think It's an Interesting Coincidence That Stephen Hawking Died on Pi Day

  • March 14, 2020 - March 14th is World Kidney Day 2020

    World Kidney Day
    Graphic source: https://www.worldkidneyday.org/2019-campaign/2019-wkd-theme/

    This year, World Kidney Day sets out to raise awareness of the high and increasing burden of kidney diseases worldwide and the need for strategies for kidney diseases prevention and management.

    Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere calls for universal health coverage (UHC) for prevention and early treatment of kidney disease.

    For more information, see Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere

  • March 13, 2020 - March 13th is Brain Injury Awareness Day

    Traumatic Brain Injury
    Graphic source: https://www.consumerhealthdigest.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/risk-of-injuries-info.jpg

    Brain Injury Awareness Month
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/headsup/resources/graphics.html

    For more information, see Heads Up and Brain Injury Awareness Day is March 13, 2019

  • March 13, 2020 - World Sleep Day

    World Sleep Day
    Graphic source: https://worldsleepday.org/

    Negative Effects of Sleep Deprivation
    Graphic source: http://www.prosperousheart.com/tag/sleep-deprivation/

    Sleep Deprivation
    Graphic source: http://www.howsleepworks.com/images/sleep_deprivation.jpg

  • March 12, 2020 - The World Wide Web is Now 31 Years Old Today

    30th birthday WWW
    Graphic source: https://www.vox.com/2019/3/12/18260709/30th-anniversary-of-the-world-wide-web-google-doodle-history
  • March 12, 2020 - How Much Sleep Should You Be Getting?

    Hours of Sleep
    Graphic source: http://blog.mass.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/how_much_large.jpg
  • March 11, 2020 - National Napping Day

    National Napping Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/march-11-2019-national-napping-day-national-worship-of-tools-day-national-johnny-appleseed-day-national-promposal-day-national-funeral-director-and-mortician-recognition-day-national-oatm/

    National Napping Day is observed annually the day following the return of daylight saving time. National Napping Day provides everyone with the opportunity to have a nap and catch up on the hour of sleep they lost due to the spring forward time change.

  • March 10, 2020 - March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day #nwghaad

    National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 10
    Graphic source: https://www.womenshealth.gov/nwghaad/resources/ideas-observing-nwghaad

    National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 10
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/nwghaad.html

    For more information, see National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - March 10

  • March 9, 2020 - Stages of Sleep

    Sleep Stages
    http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0167/2600/files/sleep_stages_grande.gif
  • March 8, 2020 - It's Daylight Saving Time!

    Spring forward

    DST
    Graphic source: http://media.cleveland.com/datacentral/photo/daylight-savings-timejpg-1943d348cc878305.jpg

    DST
    Graphic source: http://surveyofchristianity.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/DaylightSavingTimeBegins_ClocksForward_f_250.jpg

    DST
    Graphic source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/daylight-saving-time-2017_us_58bdb6a9e4b033be1467465c

    Why Should We Abolish Daylight Saving Time? 6/2019 Journal of Biological Rhythms

  • March 8, 2020 - National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8-14, 2020

    National Groundwater Awareness Week
    Graphic source: http://www.ngwa.org/Documents/Awareness/awareness-week-poster.pdf

    Major US Aquifers by Rock Type

    US Aquifers by Rock type
    Graphic source: https://cees.iupui.edu/blog/national-groundwater-awareness-week

    For more information, see CDC's Ground Water Awareness Week and National Groundwater Awareness Week

  • March 8, 2020 - March 8th is International Women's Day

    International Women's Day
    Graphic source: https://themuslimtimesdotinfodotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/womens-day.jpg
  • March 7, 2020 - Privacy Issue: Personal Information Online

    Online Personal Info
    Graphic source: http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/01/20/the-state-of-privacy-in-america/

  • March 6, 2020 - National Day of Unplugging (Usually the first Friday in March)

    Unplug day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-day-of-unplugging-first-friday-in-march/

    Unplug day
    Graphic source: https://www.nationaldayofunplugging.com/about-us/

  • March 5, 2020 - What People Think About Online Dating Sites?

    Online Dating
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/02/11/15-percent-of-american-adults-have-used-online-dating-sites-or-mobile-dating-apps/

  • March 4, 2020 - Heterosexual Dating Trends

    Heterosexual Dating Trends
    Graphic source: http://priceonomics.com/online-dating-and-the-death-of-the-mixed/
  • March 3, 2020 - March 3rd is World Hearing Day

    World Hearing Day
    Graphic source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFPetx6pIcA

    Hearing loss
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/nceh/hearing_loss/shareable_media.html

    For more information, see Loud Noise Can Cause Hearing Loss

  • March 3, 2020 - March 3rd is World Birth Defects Day

    World Birth Defects Day
    Graphic source: http://www.edsa.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/WBDD_Logo.png

    For more information, see March of Dimes - World Birth Defects Day ; World Birth Defects Day March 3, 2017 MMWR and World Birth Defects Day (WBDD) Advocacy Toolkit #WorldBDDay

  • March 2, 2020 - March 2nd is World Teen Mental Wellness Day #WorldTeenMentalWellnessDay

    World Teen Mental Wellness Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/media-alert-new-day-proclamation-world-teen-mental-wellness-day-march-2/

    On March 2nd, World Teen Mental Wellness Day aims to raise greater awareness of mental health issues among teens, as well as provide education about removing stigmas surrounding preventative mental health.

    According to the American Psychological Association, Gen Z has the worst mental health of any generation. However, teens are dedicated to making a difference. According to YPulse, 64 percent of Gen Z say they want to achieve a healthier lifestyle for overall happiness, including a stronger self-care routine. Also, 94 percent consider mental health very important to their well-being. Ultimately, raising awareness about mental health and the importance of self-care can help improve an entire generation’s mental wellness.

  • March 2, 2020 - March is National Nutrition Month

    March is National Nutrition Month
    Graphic source: https://www.choosemyplate.gov/national-nutrition-month

    For more information, see Choosemyplate.gov and Nutrition Resources on the Net

  • March 1, 2020 - March 1 - 7 is National Sleep Awareness Week!

    Sleep Awareness Week
    Graphic source: https://www.sleepfoundation.org/press-release/sleep-awareness-week-2019-march-10-16

    Good sleep
    Graphic source: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/2287691/blog%20images/national%20sleep%20foundation%20marpac%20infographic.jpg

    For more information, see Sleep Resources on the Internet & How much sleep do you need? CDC.gov

  • March 1, 2020 - Daylight's Saving Time Begins Next Sunday - Here's what to do now!

    Daylight Savings Time
    Graphic source: http://www.visualnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/HowtoHackDaylightSavingTime.jpg
  • February 29, 2020 - Industries Targeted for Cyberattacks

    Internet Job search
    Graphic source:http://www.zdnet.com/article/cybersecurity-predictions-for-2016-how-are-they-doing/
  • February 28, 2020 - Online Job Seeking, by Academic Preparation

    Internet Job search
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/11/19/1-the-internet-and-job-seeking/
  • February 27, 2020 - Demographics of Online Job Seekers

    Internet Job search
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/11/19/1-the-internet-and-job-seeking/
  • February 26, 2020 - Using Social Media for Employment Purposes

    Internet Job search
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/11/19/searching-for-work-in-the-digital-era/
  • February 25, 2020 - Smartphone Job Seekers

    Internet Job search
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/11/19/searching-for-work-in-the-digital-era/
  • February 24, 2020 - Using the Internet to look for jobs

    Internet Job search
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/11/19/searching-for-work-in-the-digital-era/
  • February 23, 2020 - Digital Readiness and Personal Learning Patterns

    Digital Readiness and Personal Learning
    Graphic: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/09/20/appendix-detail-on-digital-readiness-and-other-metrics-across-groups/
  • February 22, 2020 - Digital Readiness

    Digital Readiness
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/09/20/digital-readiness-gaps/
  • February 21, 2020 - Most Popular Content Marketing Products

    ContentMarektingProducts
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/blogs-videos-most-commonly-produced-content-marketing-types-70652/attachment/conductor-commonly-produced-content-types-b2b-b2c-sept2016/
  • February 20, 2020 - February 20, 2020 is the Great American Spit Out Day!

    The Great American Spit Out
    Graphic source:http://hmassoc.org/get-prepared-for-great-american-spit-out-feb-23-2017/

    Smokeless Tobacco Health Effect
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/ProductsIngredientsComponents/ucm542713.htm

    Smokeless Tobacco Health Effect
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/ProductsIngredientsComponents/ucm542713.htm

    Smokeless Tobacco Health Effect
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/ProductsIngredientsComponents/ucm542713.htm

    Smokeless Tobacco Health Effect
    Graphic source: https://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/ProductsIngredientsComponents/ucm542713.htm

    Chewing tobacco and teens
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/infographics/youth/images/athlete-tobacco-700.png?s_cid=bb-osh-youth-image-004

  • February 19, 2020 - Household Dust Chemicals

    Toxic Dust
    Graphic created from source: http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/14/health/toxic-chemicals-house-dust/
  • February 18, 2020 - Household Dust Chemicals

    Toxic dust
    Graphic source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/09/14/your-household-dust-probably-contains-these-chemicals/?utm_term=.d8b6d74264a9
  • February 17, 2020 - Hot August for 136 years

    August 136 years
    Graphic source: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/blogs/earthmatters/2016/09/12/heres-how-the-warmest-august-in-136-years-looks-in-chart-form/?src=eoa-blogs
  • February 16, 2020 - Demographics of Book Readers

    Book Readers
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/traditional/who-reads-books-in-the-us-70503/attachment/pew-demographics-us-book-readers-sept2016/
  • February 15, 2020 - Today in science: The Chelyabinsk meteor, 2/15/2013

  • February 15, 2020 - Happy Birthday, Galileo Galilei, February 15, 1564

    Galileo
    Graphic source: https://earthsky.org/human-world/galileos-birthday-feb-15-1564

    Today in science: Galileo's birthday
    After 350 Years, Vatican Says Galileo Was Right: It Moves 10/31/1992

  • February 14, 2020 - National Condom Day

    National Condom Day
    Graphic source: http://holidaysofyear.com/national-condom-day/
  • February 14, 2020 - National Donor Day

    National Donor Day
    Graphic source: https://www.donoralliance.org/get-involved/events/event/national-donor-day/
  • February 14, 2020 - Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day

    Congenital heart defects
    Congenital Heart Disease Week
    Graphic source: https://globalheartnetwork.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/chdweek.jpg

    For more information, see Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week February 7-14, 2017

  • February 13, 2020 - The Typical Millennial Age Range is Fairly Wide. Within It Are Varying Social Media Preferences.

    Millenial Social Media
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/the-typical-millennial-age-range-is-fairly-wide-within-it-are-varying-social-media-preferences-70275/attachment/fluent-millennials-most-used-social-network-aug2016/
  • February 12, 2020 - Why People Engage with Online Content

    Engaging with online content
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/what-motivates-consumers-to-engage-with-online-content-70543/attachment/aol-consumer-motivations-engaging-with-online-content-sept2016/
  • February 11, 2020 - Safer Internet Day (#SID2020)

    Safer Internet Day
    Graphic source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qeul2VcUNDE
  • February 10, 2020 - Website Loyalty Factors

    Website Loyalty Factors
    Graphic source: http://www.marketingcharts.com/online/heavy-internet-users-say-content-performance-drive-repeat-site-visits-71748/attachment/clutchbraveux-website-loyalty-factors-oct2016/
  • February 9, 2020 - Book Reading is Alive and Well

    Book Reading stats
    Graphic source: http://www.pewinternet.org/2016/09/01/book-reading-2016/
  • February 8, 2020 - Data Breaches, by Industry

    Internet Job search
    Graphic source: http://www.zdnet.com/article/cybersecurity-predictions-for-2016-how-are-they-doing/
  • February 7, 2020 - February 7th is National Periodic Table Day

    National Periodic Table Day
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/february-7-2019-national-periodic-table-day-national-send-a-card-to-a-friend-day-national-fettuccine-alfredo-day/
  • February 7, 2020 - February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/nbhaad.html

    For more information, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day - February 7

  • February 7, 2020 - National Wear Red Day, Focusing on Women and Heart Disease

    Wear Red Day
    Graphic source: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/education-and-awareness/heart-month/wear-red-day

    Female Heart Disease Deaths
    Map graphic: https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/data_statistics/fact_sheets/images/fs_women_heart.jpg

    Gender Differences Heart Attack Symptoms
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/heartdisease/signs_symptoms.htm

  • February 6, 2020 - February 6th is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

    End Female Genital Mutilation
    Graphic source: Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence
  • February 5, 2020 - Global Sea Ice Area Spiral 1978 - 2018


    Source: https://video.twimg.com/ext_tw_video/969319001347252224/pu/vid/480x480/wrQWKzOnpmgt0zW_.mp4 Kevin Pluck @kevpluck
  • February 4, 2020 - February 4th is World Cancer Day

    World Cancer Day
    Graphic source: http://www.imgnaly.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/World-Cancer-Day-Picture.png
  • February 3, 2020 - February 3rd is National The Day the Music Died #TheDayTheMusicDied

    The day the music died
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/february-3-2019-national-the-day-the-music-died-day-national-women-physicians-day-national-carrot-cake-day-national-missing-persons-day/

  • February 2, 2020 - Betty's Work Walk Plan

    I posted this on Twitter on 2/14/2019 after reading that standing all day at work would burn a whopping 54 extra calories for the day!

    BettyWork WalkPlan
  • February 1, 2020 - February is National Self-Check Month

    February is Self-Check Month
    Graphic source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/february-1-2019-national-wear-red-day-national-get-up-day-national-freedom-day-national-texas-day-bubble-gum-day-national-baked-alaska-day-national-serpent-day-national-self-check-mon/

    National Self-Check Month is a reminder that every day of the year we can take charge of our health and increase our odds of avoiding chronic disease and other often preventable conditions. (Source: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/february-1-2019-national-wear-red-day-national-get-up-day-national-freedom-day-national-texas-day-bubble-gum-day-national-baked-alaska-day-national-serpent-day-national-self-check-mon/)

    For more information, see Selfchec.org

  • January 31, 2020 - January is National Stalking Awareness Month

    76% of female homicide victims were stalked before they died
    Graphic source: http://www.swiwc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/76-femicide-twitter-1500x1000.jpg

    Stalking tips
    Graphic source: http://nypdnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/stalking_tips2_REVISED.03.png

    National Stalking Awareness Month
    Graphic source: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/opinion/2014/02/04/web-essay-be-vigilant-to-stop-stalking/5207249/

    Stalking Prevention
    Graphic source: https://www.cdc.gov/features/prevent-stalking/infographic.html

    For more information, see Stalking: Know it. Name it. Stop it. CDC.gov

  • January 30, 2020 - January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    Human trafficking 2019
    Graphic source: Women and Girls Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence

    Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018

  • January 29, 2020 - Where Are People Concerned About Online Privacy?

    Online Privacy
    Graphic source: https://www.statista.com/chart/16400/internet-online-privacy/
  • January 28, 2020 - January 28 is Data Privacy Day

    Data Privacy Day
    Graphic source: http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Data-Privacy-Day-January-28-e1481905186972.jpg

    For more information, see Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust is the theme for Data Privacy Day (DPD)

  • January 27, 2020 - 90:10 The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Stress

    For more information, see 16 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

  • January 26, 2020 - Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is Jan. 26-30

    TaxID theft awareness week
    Graphic source: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/12/tax-identity-theft-awareness-week-jan-29-feb-2-2018

    Tax Identity Awareness Week

  • January 25, 2020- Happy Chinese New Year

    Happy Chinese New Year 2020
    Graphic source: https://www.thechinesezodiac.org/chinese-new-year-traditions/
  • January 24, 2020- Successful Losers

    Sucessful Losers
    Graphic source: http://www.livescience.com/52992-weight-loss-safely-be-healthy.html
  • January 23, 2020- How to Make or Break a Habit

    Just do it
    Graphic source: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-make-or-break-a-habit

    See: How to Make or Break a Habit

  • January 22, 2020 - The Status of New Year Resolutions

    New Year Resolutions
    Graphic source: http://www.confused.com/news-views/infographics/new-years-resolutions

    See New Year’s Res-Illusions: Food Shopping in the New Year Competes with Healthy Intentions Plosone.org 12/2014

  • January 21, 2020- January is National Smoking Reduction Month...in Canada. Should be global!

    National Smoking Reduction Month
    Graphic source: https://secure3.convio.net/ccssk/images/content/pagebuilder/Revised_tobacco_banner_2013_960.jpg
  • January 20, 2020 - National Birth Defects Prevention Month

    Birth Defects Surveillance

    NATIONAL BIRTH DEFECTS PREVENTION MONTH - Prevent to Protect: Prevent infections for baby's protection

  • January 19, 2020- January 19 - 25, 2020 is National Non-Smoking Week...in Canada. Should go global!

    Canada's National Non-smoking week
    Graphic source: http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7175/6709783887_a9174d6094.jpg

    National Non-Smoking Week is January 19 – 25, 2020. The third week of January has been synonymous with National Non-Smoking Week for several decades.

  • January 19, 2020- January 19 - 31, 2020 is Healthy Weight Week in Australia. It should be global!

    Healthy weight week
    Graphic source: https://i.pinimg.com/736x/b9/2f/64/b92f64e29121f5c5c1dcb49583c15779--healthy-weight-weightloss.jpg

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  • January 8, 2020- Why Your 2020 New Year's Health or Fitness Resolution Might be Proven Outdated by 2030

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  • January 6, 2020 - Epiphany: On the 12th Day of Christmas...The Three Kings Arrived

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    • Statistical Procedures California’s new privacy law, explained. The California Consumer Privacy Act gives Californians some control over their data, but only if they know how to take advantage of it; What California’s New Privacy Law Means for You. The CCPA is America's first big internet privacy law, designed to give power back to consumers; Eleven tips for working with large data sets. Big data are difficult to handle. These tips and tricks can smooth the way; OUT OF CONTROL. How consumers are exploited by the online advertising industry; NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management. 1.0;
    • Statistical Programs ;
    • Temperament ;
    • FDA finalizes enforcement policy on unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes that appeal to children, including fruit and mint. Companies that do not cease manufacture, distribution and sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes (other than tobacco or menthol) within 30 days risk FDA enforcement actions; Smoking One Cigarette a Day Is Way Worse than Experts Thought. There is no such thing as safe smoking whatsoever, this study concludes; What You Need To Know About #QuittingSmoking Advice from the Surgeon General. Provides an easy to read overview of the Surgeon General’s report and its findings. Also provides an overview of smoking cessation resources; Butt Emissions: Study Finds Even Extinguished Cigarettes Give Off Toxins; Taking a Science-driven Approach to Address the Vaping Threat; Lung Injuries Associated with Use of Vaping Products Information for the Public, FDA Actions, and Recommendations; Teens Are Still Vaping Flavors, Thanks To New Disposable Vape Pens; The Tobacco Prevention Toolkit from Stanford.edu; Thirdhand smoke found in non-smoking movie theatre The toxic chemicals were transported into the room by moviegoers;
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    • Useful Sites ;
    • Webmastering ToolsThe Ultimate JavaScript Cheat Sheet;
    • Web Resources 12 Unnecessary Windows Programs and Apps You Should Uninstall;Yuck: 88% use smartphones on the toilet, and 44% put those phones in their mouths; America’s Love Affair with Their Phones We sent out a survey asking how people use their smartphones—75.4% say they’re addicted; 66% of Americans admit to sleeping with their phone at night;
    • Web site Search Engines ;
    • ASCVD Risk ; 10 Google Apps That Can Reduce Your Smartphone Use;
    • Wellness Resources Part I (1 - 6) ;
    • Wellness Resources Part II (7 - 12) ;
    • Wellness Resources Part III (13 - 18) Preventing sexual assaults: Sharing health strategies that work; Why new diseases keep appearing in China;
    • Women's Health;
    • Women's Health - Life Cycle ;
    • Women's Health Issues Rape Statistics By Country 2020; Preventing sexual assaults: Sharing health strategies that work
    • Women's Health - Breast and Other Female Cancers ;
    • Women's Health - Heart Disease and Stroke ;
    • Writing SEEING ISN’T BELIEVING; The International Fact-Checking Network; The Fact Checker’s guide to manipulated video; New Deepfake Method Can Put Words In Anyone's Mouth; The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth;Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center; COVID-19 Real Time Scam Hunter; Scam Websites Feed; Top 4 Unbiased World News Sources Free From Censorship;

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