The October 2022 Health Days Calendar includes content for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bullying Prevention Month, National Apple Month & these important days…

Here are the important October health awareness days Baldwin Publishing includes in our “Celebrate Today!” Social Media Guide. Recognize these health observances on your blog, newsletter, website, and social media to drive engagement and online traffic in October 2022. Baldwin writes topical articles for every health observance day, ready to customize for your hospital or health organization.

October 2022 Health Days Calendar

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    The American Cancer Society® recommends that women at average risk of breast cancer get mammograms every year between ages 45 and 54. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Baldwin offers tips on how to prepare for your mammogram appointment and what to expect when you go.
  • Liver Cancer Awareness Month
    Your liver is an essential organ that performs hundreds of vital functions every day. This month, Baldwin writers share answers to common questions about liver health, along with tips on how to keep your liver healthier for longer.
  • Halloween Safety Month
    Halloween is a fun time for kids, but it can also be dangerous when children are wandering the streets after dark. Baldwin shares 12 tips to help keep your ghosts and goblins safe this Halloween.
  • Spinach Lovers Month
    Leafy green vegetables like spinach are powerhouses when it comes to nutrition. For Spinach Lovers Month, Baldwin writers discuss the 7 healthiest leafy greens to include in your diet.
  • Bullying Prevention Month
    Bullying doesn’t necessarily stop when you graduate from high school; it can also happen in the workplace. Acknowledge this health observance with Baldwin’s 10 warning signs of workplace bullying.
  • Dental Hygiene Month
    Studies have shown that people who have poor oral health are more likely to develop heart disease. For Dental Hygiene Month, Baldwin explains why brushing and flossing your teeth every day is so important for your overall health.
  • National Apple Month
    Celebrate Apple Month with our Apple Crisp dessert that’s under 200 calories per serving. Share this quick and delicious recipe from Baldwin’s Health eCooking® library.
  • Positive Attitude Month
    Research has found that optimism may affect how long you live. For Positive Attitude Month, Baldwin writers discuss a few theories as to why it pays to think positively when it comes to your health.
  • Physical Therapy Month
    Physical therapy is often recommended to people who are recovering from surgery. For Physical Therapy Month, Baldwin shares 5 reasons why physical therapy may help promote the healing process.

Week Observances

  • Oct. 12—20: Bone and Joint Health Action Week
    As we age, our joints are subjected to wear and tear. For Bone and Joint Health Action Week, Baldwin discusses the four best exercises to help keep joints in tip-top shape.

Day Observances

  • October 4: National Taco Day
    Celebrate National Taco Day with this quick and easy recipe for vegetarian tacos. This dish from Baldwin’s Health eCooking® library is filled with nutrient-rich asparagus and quinoa.
  • October 7: Depression Screening Day
    On Depression Screening Day, talk about the importance of mental health with Baldwin’s 5 steps to help manage depression symptoms.
  • October 16: World Food Day
    As inflation continues, people are seeking out ways to eat healthy without spending too much on groceries. For World Food Day, Baldwin shares 10 healthy foods to add to the grocery list that don’t cost a lot.
  • October 21: National Mammography Day
    Remind women about the importance of breast cancer screenings with Baldwin’s eye-catching social media graphic for National Mammography Day.
  • October 29: World Stroke Day
    Too much salt in the diet may increase the risk of stroke, heart attack, kidney disease and even osteoporosis. For World Stroke Day, share Baldwin’s 5 tips on how to lower the amount of salt you consume each day.