This calendar of health days in May 2024 includes content for Women’s Health Month, Mental Health Month, National Nurses Week, World No Tobacco Day, and these important monthly health observances…

Baldwin Publishing’s Celebrate Today National Health Observances Calendar has every health day in May 2024 that health marketers are looking to post about on blogs and social media. Whether you work for a hospital or a health organization, this monthly calendar of health observances is the perfect tool to engage your social media audience and drive traffic to your website.

Baldwin Publishing has been creating health and wellness content for over 30 years, creating content for every health day in May 2024, as well as every month throughout the year. All of our health content is medically reviewed and created with audience engagement in mind.

From articles on relevant health topics, to helpful videos and dietitian approved healthy recipes, Baldwin has health content that will make your website, blog and social media pages stand out.

Here is a sample of the national health observances we include in the Celebrate Today calendar of health days in May 2024:

Women’s Health Month
While women over 40 are encouraged to get a mammogram every year, there are other common health issues to keep an eye on besides breast cancer. For Women’s Health Month, Baldwin highlights four common health conditions for women and offers tips on how to lower the risk.

Osteoporosis Month
People who are lactose intolerant may think their options for calcium rich foods are limited, but there are actually many healthy foods to choose from. For Osteoporosis Month, Baldwin writers share 9 delicious non-dairy foods that help support bone health.

Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Ticks and tick bites are so small they often go unnoticed. But if the tick that bit you is carrying Lyme Disease, you’ll want to know as soon as possible. For Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Baldwin writers share how to spot symptoms of tick-borne diseases to ensure early diagnosis and recovery.

Mental Health Month
Whether or not you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, you’ve likely had moments of feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed. For Mental Health Month, Baldwin writers offer 31 helpful tips for easing your anxiety when you’re in a stressful situation.

National Arthritis Month
If you have arthritis, symptom relief is often top of mind. For National Arthritis Month, Baldwin writers offers tips to help ease symptoms and slow the progression of arthritis so you can get back to enjoying a more active lifestyle.

American Stroke Month
Because the symptoms of a stroke and mini-stroke are very similar, it’s common to pause and ask questions before taking action. For American Stroke Month, Baldwin writers explain some of the differences between these two conditions and why it’s important to always get medical help right away.

Better Sleep Month
Do you use the weekend to catch up on sleep? For Better Sleep Month, Baldwin writers explore the potential benefits and drawbacks of hitting the “snooze” button on Saturday.

Food Allergy Awareness Month
Dining out can be a minefield for people with food allergies. This month, Baldwin offers 7 tips to help people with food allergies safely navigate eating at restaurants and friends’ houses.

High Blood Pressure Education Month
Swapping salt for other spices in your kitchen can go a long way toward improving blood pressure. This month, Baldwin writers identify which herbs and spices are the best to use for improving blood pressure.

Employee Health and Fitness Month
Encourage your employees to get more active by sharing Baldwin’s article on 10 easy exercises that can be performed right at the desk. These simple movements require no gym equipment and can help employees avoid the midday slump.

Healthy Vision Month
Recent recalls of over-the-counter eye drops have raised concerns about proper eye health. For Healthy Vision Month, Baldwin writers share potential health risks associated with using eye drops and how you can minimize them.

May Health Awareness Days and Weeks

May 2: World Asthma Day
From air pollution to exercise, there are numerous triggers that could lead to an asthma attack. For World Asthma Day, Baldwin writers discuss the 7 most common asthma triggers and offer tips on how to manage them.

May 5: Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with these low-calorie asparagus bean tacos. This vegetarian recipe from Baldwin’s Health eCooks® Test Kitchen is packed with protein and Mexican flavor. You can find more recipes for the National Food Days in May here.

May 6: Melanoma Monday
While sunshine provides essential vitamin D, too much can lead to sun damage and skin cancer. For Melanoma Monday, Baldwin writers explain why it’s important to use sunscreen every day and highlights which lotions provide the best protection.

May 6—12: National Nurses Week
Celebrate your hard-working employees by posting on social media for National Nurses Week. Baldwin’s colorful and engaging graphic can be branded for your health organization and posted to Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

May 31: World No Tobacco Day
Nicotine is a powerfully addictive substance, which is why quitting often has a few false starts. For World No Tobacco Day, Baldwin writers offer tips on how to conquer cravings and quit smoking for good.

Baldwin Publishing offers a comprehensive suite of health content that can seamlessly integrate into your hospital’s website. From customizable articles to captivating graphics, our health content is written to align with national health observances and to resonate with your audience.

Our user-friendly national observance calendar provides a structured framework for planning and scheduling content for both blogs and social media.

In search of additional health content to enrich your hospital blogs, social media pages, and digital newsletters? Contact us today to explore our full range of offerings for health days in May 2024, as well as every month.

Access a detailed calendar of all of the important 2024 national health observances here.

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