International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day has been designated on January 27th. This international memorial day honors the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides. In addition, this day puts light to the history of Auschwitz concentration camp being…

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Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year is among the most significant and widely observed holidays in China. Millions of people engage in a diverse range of cultural events and traditions to mark this joyous occasion. The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is celebrated annually on the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar,…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the United States marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. Martin Luther King Jr. Day honors the life of a fighter for racial justice and equality. It celebrates this equality in a society…

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Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is celebrated in January in order to highlight how important blood donations are. During this month, the rate of blood donations drops due to vacations and increased seasonal illness which is why it is important to bring attention to this matter. Donating blood equals giving someone the most precious thing –…

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Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023

2023 is here, and this is the time to reflect on the past year we have all had in 2022 and take those lessons with us into the new year. This year has had trials and tribulations for us all. We can all look back on the year we’ve experienced, appreciate all of the wonderful…

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is a chance for people all over the world to come together in the battle against HIV, to support those who are living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed away from an AIDS-related illness. The first ever worldwide health-related holiday was established…

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

For the month of November people around the country come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease. Did you know, there are over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging and the disease gets progressively worse as time goes on. Here are some warning signs someone…

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International Infection Prevention Week

  International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) reminds us that while our industry was turned upside down and continues to be challenged by COVID-19, basic practices to prevent procedure- and surgical site-related infections remain critical to protecting patients and maintaining the reputation of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) as providers of safe, high-quality care. If you work…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to be observant of our loved ones who may have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer.   According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, here are some important facts about breast cancer: This year, an estimated 43,550 women will die from breast cancer in the U.S., and it…

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Did you know that roughly 1 in 5 American adults suffers from a mental illness? A study of over 90,000 people worldwide found that the stigma of mental illness is one of the top reasons that people don’t receive care. This statistic only keeps growing steadily at an alarming rate.   The severity of this…

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