The April 2022 Health Days Calendar includes content for Donate Life Month, IBS Awareness Month, Minority Health Month & these important days…

Here are the important April health awareness days Baldwin Publishing includes in our “Celebrate Today!” Health Days Calendar. Recognize these health observances on your blog, newsletter, website and social media to drive online traffic in 2022. Baldwin writes topical articles for every health observance day, ready to be customized for your hospital or health organization.

April 2022 Health Days Calendar

  • Defeat Diabetes Month

Some people can manage diabetes with lifestyle changes, such as eating healthy, maintaining a healthy weight and being physically active. This month, Baldwin Publishing offers five tips to help people manage their diabetes through exercise, healthy eating and more.

  • Minority Health Month

Baldwin’s article for Minority Health Month discusses the common health conditions that most often affect minorities and how patients can partner with their doctors to better prevent or manage conditions they have.

  • Stress Awareness Month

Between the ongoing pandemic and rising inflation, on top of typical everyday stressors, we can all benefit from a little stress relief. Sharing helpful tips to manage stress is a positive way to increase engagement online and promote discussion on mental health. This month’s article on stress awareness features healthy coping tips.

  • Foot Health Month

Many people do not realize they should be thinking about more than just style when it comes to their shoes. Baldwin Publishing wrote an article for Foot Health Month discussing the damage that may be caused by putting unnecessary stress on your feet.

  • Donate Life Month

Each year the number of people on the national transplant waiting list grows at a higher rate than the number of organ donations. Every 10 minutes another person is added to the list. Baldwin Publishing offers an interactive quiz that answers questions about the facts and misconceptions of becoming an organ donor.

  • Alcohol Awareness Month

One notable change related to people working from home is that more employees are drinking during work hours. An increase in alcohol consumption can cause a variety of health and productivity issues. Baldwin Publishing wrote an article about the effects of drinking while working from home.

  • Move More Month

Exercising does more than strengthen muscles and burn fat. Share tips with your community in April related to how exercise boosts your immunity, mood and more.

  • IBS Awareness Month

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects as many as 1 in 5 adults, causing a variety of symptoms such as constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain, cramping, bloating and gas. Each person with IBS has different symptoms. Baldwin has an article identifying specific foods that may exacerbate IBS symptoms and food elimination techniques.

  • Occupational Therapy Month

Physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) are both intended to help patients rehabilitate from an illness, injury or surgery. Many people use the terms interchangeably because both therapies are often prescribed at the same time. Baldwin offers an article explaining the differences between PT and OT, as well as the benefits of seeing a physical or occupational therapist.

  • (April 3-9) National Public Health Week

Baldwin has content for National Public Health Week that shares action steps to boost your immunity through healthy diet choices, exercise and more.

  • (April 20-26) World Immunization Week

All talk has been on COVID-19 vaccines and boosters for some time now. But there are other vaccines adults need, too. Many people have skipped doctors appointments during the pandemic and have missed out on getting the vaccines they need. Baldwin’s content for World Immunization Awareness Week reminds people about the importance of getting needed vaccines and scheduling appointments.

  • (April 20-26) Every Kid Healthy Week

Many kids are experiencing stress, anxiety and depression due to changes at home and school during the pandemic. One way to help kids better handle these feelings is to encourage them to move more. Share Baldwin’s content for Every Kid Healthy Kid Week with your community for positive online engagement.

  • (April 10) Sibling Day

Growing up with sisters and brothers usually has a profound effect on a person’s childhood. Baldwin Publishing’s Sibling Day content focuses on how siblings can have an impact on people’s health as they get older, too. Sibling Day is a great opportunity to engage your community online with information about family health and relationships.

  • (April 23) National Picnic Day

If you can’t go out to lunch, take lunch outdoors! Pack a picnic lunch with these delicious chicken pita sandwiches. Portable and easy, these healthy sandwiches are under 200 calories. Use National Picnic Day to share healthy recipes and images like these chicken pita sandwiches from the Health eCooking® Test Kitchen.

Chicken Pita National Picnic Day