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January is cervical cancer awareness month and more

Posted by Steve Wong on January 08, 2019

Get the cervical cancer awareness toolkit and see other health observances for January. 

Cervical cancer awareness
Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by high-risk HPV. HPV vaccines help prevent infection by HPV-16 and HPV-18, which cause about 70% of all cervical cancers and pre-cancers in additino to other types of cancer.

Get the cervical cancer toolkit from the National Cervical Cancer Coalition

January health observances
Cervical Health Awareness Month
National Birth Defects Prevention Month
National Glaucoma Awareness Month
National Radon Action Month
National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
Thyroid Awareness Month
6 - 12 Folic Acid Awareness Week
22 - 27 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
31 Give Kids A Smile ® Day

For more information about any of the January health observance, visit healthfinder.gov.

Topics: Women's health, Physical health and wellness

Disclaimer: The content in this blog post represents the clinical opinions of the providers at AllWays Health Partners and is based on the most currently available clinical and governmental guidance.

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