women's history month

Women’s History Month

This Month began in 1978 as a weeklong celebration of women, and in 1987, the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) successfully petitioned Congress to expand the week to a full month. Read a biography of…

rare disease day, rare disease

Rare Disease Day

This day was created to “raise awareness with the general public and decision-makers.” While we have observant holidays for health conditions such as breast cancer and heart health, there are…

polar bear day, polar bear

Polar Bear Day

The polar bears need our help! According to the World Conservation Union, there are between 20,000-25,000 polar bears left in the world. Global warming and the all too frequent oil…