June Publisher’s Note

June Publisher’s Note


June the month for weddings, father’s day, flowers that fragrant the air; as the April showers thrust blooms for us to enjoy. June is the six month mark on the calendar year. June is Pride Month in Toronto. June is also the month we in the Northern hemisphere swap our winter gears for shorts and sandals. It’s the start of 18 hours of daylight; time for fun – whether yours is getting in shape, renovating your home, visiting family and friends near and far or just enjoy outdoor living, we made it through the winter months and now it’s time to celebrate. Toronto Jazz Festival starts on June 21 to 30th – Get out and take in some of the wonderful celebration around the city. Have a great summer.

On the Health Awareness calendar, June month we observances Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, Cataract Awareness Month, Hernia Awareness Month, Men’s Health Month, Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, National Aphasia Awareness Month, National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month, National Safety Month, National Scleroderma Awareness Month Scoliosis Awareness Month, National Cancer Survivors Day (June 2), Men’s Health Week (June 10–16), World Sickle Cell Day (June 19) and Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (June 23–29) just to name a few.

Take some time to learn of those on this list that’s not familiar to you. Good health starts with Good Knowledge!

Liz E. Philbert

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