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Daily Fun & Noteworthy Holidays relating to Health & Wellness

The daily holidays listed here are fun, silly, weird and wacky, and they are also days for remembrance, to support a cause or to celebrate something in our society. These observances are typically not official by any state or government, most originate by organizations, groups, and well, we don't know where some of them got their start! So have fun, explore the daily holidays and celebrate!
January
Day
Commitment Day January 1 Commitment Day
Personal Trainer January 2 Personal Trainer Awareness Day
Festival of Sleep January 3 Festival of Sleep Day
Cigarettes Are Hazardous to Your Health Day January 11 Cigarettes Are Hazardous to Your Health Day
Caesarean Section Day January 14 Caesarean Section Day
Measure Your Feet Day January 23 Measure Your Feet Day
Thursday of the Third Full Week of January January 24 Women’s Healthy Weight Day
National Preschool Fitness Day January 25 National Preschool Fitness Day
Seeing Eye Dog Day January 29 Seeing Eye Dog Day
February
Day
Go Red Day February 1 Go Red Day
World Cancer Day February 4 World Cancer Day
Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day February 7 Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Shut-in Visitation Day February 11 National Shut-in Visitation Day
Angelman Syndrome Day February 15 Angelman Syndrome Day
March
Day
plumbing March 11 World Plumbing Day
March 21 World Down Syndrome Day
April
Day
April 2 World Autism Awareness Day
Walking to work April 5 Walk to Work Day
April 7 World Health Day
April 25 World Malaria Day
Sign language April 27 Mother Father Deaf Day
Women smelling the flowers April 27 Sense of Smell Day
Cat at the vet April 27 World Veterinary Day
April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work
May
Day
No Diet Day May 6 No Diet Day
Orange people May 7 Melanoma Monday
Women's Checkup May 14 Women's Checkup Day
National Hepatitis Testing Day May 19 National Hepatitis Testing Day
Sun Screen Day May 27 Sun Screen Day
May 31 World No Tobacco Day
June
Day
Survivors June 3 Cancer Survivor's Day
June 3 World Bicycle Day
June 13 International Albinism Awareness Day
June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 18 Sustainable Gastronomy Day
June 21 International Day of Yoga
June 25 Day of the Seafarer
July
Day
Vegetables July 4 Independence From Meat Day
July 28 World Hepatitis Day
August
Day
National Minority Donor Awareness Day August 1 National Minority Donor Awareness Day
August 1 World Lung Cancer Day
cat at the vet August 22 Take Your Cat to the Vet Day
daffodils August 26 World Daffodil Day
herbs August 29 More Herbs Less Salt Day
September
Day
physical therapy September 8 World Physical Therapy Day
September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day
September 13 Stand Up to Cancer Day
International Day of Sign Languages September 23 International Day of Sign Languages
September 28 World Rabies Day
Heart September 29 World Heart Day
October
Day
child health October 7 Child Health Day
Pet Obesity Awareness Day October 9 Pet Obesity Awareness Day
October 10 World Mental Health Day
Conflict resolution October 17 Conflict Resolution Day
Lungs October 23 Lung Health Day
November
Day
Stress Awareness Day November 2 Stress Awareness Day
November 14 World Diabetes Day
November 19 World Toilet Day
Bike ride November 22 Go For A Ride Day
December
Day
World Aids Day December 1 World AIDS Day
December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Health Coverage Day December 12 International Universal Health Coverage Day