April 2 is designated World Autism Awareness Day to assist promote special fundraising and awareness-raising events. Should you miss these days, however, never despair. The whole month of April is designated Autism Awareness Month.
The Autism Speaks web site  is encouraging people to publish on the site and Facebook page how they celebrated today and what events are planned for unique fundraising.
Autism is within the headlines a great deal not too long ago because the Center for Disease Control released a report  finding a 78 % rise in the variety of autism instances within the United states of america. According to the CDC, by 2008 one particular in 88 kids during the U.S. was diagnosed with some kind of autism. That is nearly double the quantity of one in 150 in 2007.
If you would like to celebrate Autism Awareness Day, but really don’t have an event planned, donating to local Autism group Families of Autism/Aspergers Syndrome, Care, Educate, Support (F.A.C.E.S.)  would be an excellent way to get it done. The organization gives a summer camp  annually especially for those in the neighborhood diagnosed with autism.
-  http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/waad
-  http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/documents/ADDM-2012-Community-Report.pdf
-  http://www.georgiafaces.info/
-  http://loganville.patch.com/articles/smiles-and-laughter-a-universal-language
Joe Paterno, former Penn State football coach, has lung cancer, his son said in a very statement to the Associated Press these days. Paterno had been previously sick with bronchial illness and learned of the diagnosis at a follow up appointment last weekend.
Paterno, 84, was recently fired from the university amidst allegations that his former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused young boys.
The news of Paterno’s cancer happens to return throughout Lung Cancer Awareness Month, geared toward raising education and awareness round the disease.
What is Lung Cancer?
According to MayoClinic, Lung Cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs. Your lungs are two spongy organs in your chest that take in oxygen when you inhale and release carbon dioxide when you exhale. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, among both men and women.
Lung Cancer Symptoms
Signs and symptoms of lung cancer may include:
- A new cough that doesn’t go away
- Changes in a chronic cough or “smoker’s cough”
- Coughing up blood, even a small amount
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Losing weight without trying
- Bone pain
Evelyn Lauder, 75, founding of pink ribbon for cancer awareness, died these days from complications of non-genetic ovarian cancer, that had been diagnosed in 2007, at her home in NY city, the Estée Lauder companies Inc. (ELC) announced these days. Her family is claimed to own been at her bedside as she died.
In her long career as an executive at cosmetics large Estee Lauder Cos., the corporate founded by her mother-in-law, Lauder worked with several shades of red, peach, bronze and even blues, however pink was the one hue that modified her life.
In 1992, Lauder worked together with her friend Alexandra Penney, the previous editor-in-chief of Self magazine, to make the pink ribbon campaign for breast cancer awareness. It started little with Lauder and her husband, Leonard, largely financing the limited bows given to girls at department store makeup counters to remind them regarding breast exams.
That grew into fundraising merchandise, congressional designation of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and $330 million in donations – $50 million from Estee Lauder and its partners – to the Breast Cancer analysis Foundation, that Lauder conjointly started.
That money helped establish the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NY city, that opened in 2009.
What is Ovarian Cancer ?
According to MayoClinic, Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries. Women have two ovaries, one on each side of the uterus. The ovaries — each about the size of an almond — produce eggs (ova) as well as the hormones estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer may include:
- Abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating
- Pelvic discomfort or pain
- Persistent indigestion, gas or nausea
- Changes in bowel habits, such as constipation
- Changes in bladder habits, including a frequent need to urinate
- Loss of appetite or quickly feeling full
- Increased abdominal girth or clothes fitting tighter around your waist
- A persistent lack of energy
- Low back pain