November 1, 2020
Lung Cancer Awareness Month
"Lung cancer accounts for about 27 percent of all cancer deaths and is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined". Join The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) in helping to raise awareness about lung cancer during November's Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
No Shave November
No Shave November, also known as Movember (a portmanteau of the Australian-English diminutive word for moustache, "mo", and "November") is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November. The goal of No-Shave November is to raise awareness of various cancers, such as prostate cancer by letting one's hair grow wild and free.
National Peanut Butter Lovers Month
Southern Peanut Growers, representing southeastern peanut farmers, started the celebration as Peanut Butter Lovers Day on November 4, the anniversary of the first patent for peanut butter, applied for by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg on November 4, 1895. It became It grew to a month-long celebration in 1995 when peanut butter celebrated its 100th birthday.
National Native American Heritage Month
National Native American Heritage Month, also known as American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Native people and to acknowledge the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S.
National Diabetes Month
National Diabetes Month is observed every November so individuals, health care professionals, organizations, and communities across the country can bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it's not controlled.
Military Family Appreciation Month
Each year the President signs a proclamation declaring November Military Family Month. All Americans are encouraged to honor military families through private actions and public service for the tremendous contributions they make in support of our service members and our Nation.
National Deep Fried Clams Day
According to legend, Lawrence Henry "Chubby" Woodman from Essex, Massachusetts deep fried the first breaded versions of clams over 100 years ago. On July 3, 1916, in his small roadside restaurant, now Woodman's of Essex, it is believed Chubby served his customers the first modern-day deep fried clams.
National Cook For Your Pets Day
A lot of people these days are concerned about the food they eat and where that food, or ingredients, come from. Most of our food supply today is processed and loaded with fillers, and the same applies our pet food. Animals need to eat a natural diet to be at optimal health, and most of the pet food you can buy has a lot of unnatural things in it. If you cook or make your own pet food at home, you are in control of giving your little companion food that has only the best and essential ingredients that will best serve them.