Events

  • 01 Jun 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 04 Jul 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Fireworks Safety Month

    Category: General

    Prevent Blindness America warns that there is no safe way for nonprofessionals to use fireworks. It is only safe to enjoy the splendor and excitement of fireworks at a professional display. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, fireworks are involved in thousands of injuries...

  • 27 Jun 2015
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 01 Jul 2015
    5:00 pm EDT 
  • 01 Jul 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Jul 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Cord Blood Awareness Month

    Category: General

    The term "cord blood" is used to describe the blood that remains in the umbilical cord and the placenta after the birth of a baby. Up until recently this afterbirth was discarded as medical waste. Cord blood contains stem cells that may be cryopreserved for later use in medical therapies, such...

  • 01 Jul 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Jul 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    International Group B Strep Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Approximately 1 in 4 pregnant women carry group B strep (GBS), the leading cause of sepsis and meningitis in newborns according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) GBS can also infect babies during pregnancy and the first few months of life. The month of July aims to...

  • 01 Jul 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Jul 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

    Category: General

    Arthritis is a complex family of musculoskeletal disorders consisting of more than 100 different diseases or conditions that destroy joints, bones, muscles, cartilage and other connective tissues, hampering or halting physical movement. Juvenile arthritis (JA) is an umbrella term used to...

  • 01 Jul 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 31 Jul 2015
    11:59 pm EDT 

    National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month

    Category: General

    Cleft and craniofacial conditions affect thousands of infants, children, teens and adults in the United States each year. Some are born with congenital anomalies like cleft lip and palate, others with more complex, life-threatening craniofacial conditions. Some are burned; others are injured...

  • 11 Jul 2015
    8:00 am EDT 
    to 15 Jul 2015
    5:00 pm EDT 

    34th Annual Meeting American Society for Virology

    Category: Meeting

    34th Annual Meeting Local Hosts: Drs. C. Yong Kang, Stephen Barr and Jimmy Dikeakos, Professors of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry;

  • 28 Jul 2015
    12:00 am EDT 
    to 11:59 pm EDT 

    World Hepatitis Day

    Category: General

    For the world's 8th biggest killer, viral hepatitis is remarkably neglected. That's why in 2010 the World Health Organization made World Hepatitis Day one of only 4 official disease-specific world health days, to be celebrated each year on the 28th July. Millions of people across the world now...

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