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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day is observed annually on October 15, or the last day of National Hispanic Heritage Month. In 2015, this segment of the population accounted for about one quarter of all new diagnoses of HIV in the U.S. Local organizations across the country use the day to launch prevention campaigns, offer counseling and testing, and hold cultural […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Breast Cancer Day happens annually on October 13. It is a day meant to bring understanding to the most serious form of the disease. Many people don’t realize that breast cancer itself does not become deadly until it metastasizes — or spreads outside of the breasts.

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

Thanks to some startling advances in treatment, people with HIV are living longer than ever. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half of Americans living with HIV are over 50. This observance highlights issues related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment for aging Americans.