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Health Events for October


* Autism Awareness Month, National, Autism Treatment Services of Canada

* Brain Tumor Awareness Month, National, Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada

* Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

* Child Abuse Prevention Month, National, Independent Order of Foresters Child Abuse Prevention Foundation

* Community Living Awareness, National, Local Community Living Organizations

* Community Support Month, Ontario, Ontario Community Support Association

* Eye Health Canada Month, National, Canadian Association of Optometrists

* Flu Prevention Awareness Month, National, Canadian Lung Association

* Lupus Awareness Month, National, Lupus Canada

* Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month, National, Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths

* Celiac Awareness Month, National, Canadian Celiac Association


* 6 - 12 Fire Prevention Week, National, Fire Prevention Canada

* 7 - 13 Family Week, National, Family Service Canada

* 13 - 19 Dental Hygiene Week, National, Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

* 14 - 20 School Safety Week, National, Canada Safety Council

* 20 - 26 YWCA Week Without Violence, National, YWCA http://

* 20 - 26 Massage Therapy Awareness Week, National, Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance

* 20 - 26 Occupational Therapy Week, National, Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

* 21 - 27 Healthy Workplace Week, National, National Quality Institute


* 1 International Day for Older Persons, International, UN

* 17 International Day for the Eradication of Proverty, International, UN

* 18 World Food Day, International, UN

* 20 National Psoriasis Walk, National, Psoriasis Society of Canada

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