National Epilepsy Month

Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which a person has repeated seizures (convulsions) over time. Seizures are episodes of disturbed brain activity that cause changes in attention or behavior.

National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is usually a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood.

COPD Awareness Month

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) involves two diseases that are related; bronchitis and emphysema. Both bronchitis and emphysema involve a chronic obstruction of airflow out of a person's lungs which is commonly both permanent and progressive over time.

Asthma; another pulmonary disease involving obstruction of airflow out of the lungs, is unlike chronic bronchitis or emphysema in that asthma is commonly reversible. Airflow between asthma attacks is usually good.

Human Rights Day

 (Recognized by the UN)