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National Breastfeeding Month

August represents National Breastfeeding Month. There are celebratory weeks, like National WIC Breastfeeding Week, Indigenous Milk Medicine Week, and Black Breastfeeding Week throughout August as well. This post is going to highlight tobacco and pregnancy/parenthood. We’ll share some breastfeeding and other general pregnancy/motherhood/parenthood resources at the end of it. This post will be longer, so…

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Social Wellness Month

July is Social Wellness Month. Social wellness means taking care of yourself and your relationships. Relationships can be as “big” as your family/friends or “small” as the cashier at the grocery store. Social wellness means giving and receiving support when it’s needed. It can strengthen your quality of life and act as a buffer to…

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Chronic Disease Day

July 10th marks Chronic Disease Day. It’s a national awareness campaign that shares peoples’ stories to advocate to lower the number of preventable illnesses, advance access to care for unpreventable conditions, and build healthier communities. Source: CDC’s Tips from a Former Smoker (CDC: Tips from Former Smokers – Cessation Tips Ad – YouTube) Some tips…

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Plastic Free July

July is Plastic Free Month. It’s a global movement to encourage people to be part of the solution to plastic pollution. You can check out your plastic usage by filling out this quiz. That quiz also allows the Plastic Free Foundation to track plastic usage trends. Want ideas on how to use less plastic? Check…

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Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month. June 12-18th also marked Men’s Health Week. The goal is to rase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This post will highlight tobacco, e-cigarette and marijuana use among men, both nationally and in Alaska. Source: CDC’s Tips from a…

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Pride Month

Source: FDA’s This Free Life (This Free Life Campaign | FDA) June is Pride Moth. It’s celebrated annually to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, which was a catalyst for the gay rights movement. The purpose is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have had on history. This post…

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World Caring Day

June 7th marks World Caring Day. World Caring Day celebrates supporting people on health days and encourages everyone to appreciate those who care and care for them. It is an opportunity to practice caring, no matter how big or small. We’re celebrating the caregivers out there. Source: CDC’s Tips from a Former Smoker, Denise –…

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National Black Bear Day

Here’s a stretch of a topic for this website. June 3rd is National Black Bear Day. We’re going with it because it’s not spring in Alaska if there aren’t bears coming out of hibernation. So Happy National Black Bear Day! Don’t forget your bear spray and all the other bear safety tips when out exploring…

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World No Tobacco Day 2023

From Fairbanks staff – Alyssa K. World No Tobacco Day is on May 31st every year. Since 1987, World No Tobacco Day has been a celebration aimed at shedding light on the dangers and health consequences of tobacco use. The World Health Organization has identified this years’ theme as “We need food, not tobacco” to…

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