March Health Observances

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MINNEAPOLIS --- As part of its Know Your Numbers campaign, Health Fair 11 presents this listing of health events taking place in March:

Month-long Observances

Brain Injury Awareness Month - Brain Injury Association of America / www.biausa.org ph 703-761-0750 / Brain Injury Association of Minnesota - www.braininjurymn.org ph 800-669-6442 email: info@braininjurymn.org

Athletic Training Month - National Athletic Trainers' Association / www.nata.org ph 214-637-6282

Colorectal cancer Awareness Month - Prevent Cancer Foundation / www.preventcancer.org ph 703-837-3695

Eye Donor Month - Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) / www.restoresight.org ph 202-775-4999 x118

Kidney Month - National Kidney Foundation (NKF) / www.kidney.org ph 212-889-2210

Nutrition Month - American Dietetic Association / www.eatright.org

Save Your Vision Month - American Optometric Association / www.aoa.org ph 314-983-4226

Week-long & Special Day Observances

March 4-10

Patient Safety Awareness Week - National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) / www.npsf.org ph 617-391-9906

March 12-18

Brain Awareness Week - The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives / www.dana.org/baw ph 212-401-1689

March 14

Registered Dietitian Day - American Dietetic Association / www.eatright.org

March 17-24

Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week - National Inhalant Prevention Coalition / www.inhalants.org ph 800-269-4237

March 25-31

Root Canal Awareness Week - American Association of Endodontists / www.aae.org/rcaw ph 312-266-7255

March 27

Diabetes Alert Day - American Diabetes Association / www.stopdiabetes.com ph 703-549-1500

March 30

Doctors' Day - Southern Medical Association / www.smaalliance.org ph 800-423-4992 x135

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