On May 17, 1954, "the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education, outlawing racial segregation in our Nation's schools." (From Presidential proclamation)
April is National Parkinson's Awareness Month. In the United States, 50,000-60,000 new cases of PD are diagnosed each year, adding to the one million people who currently have PD. The Center for Disease control rated complications from Parkinson’s disease as the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. Worldwide, it is estimated that four to six million people suffer from the condition. There is hope, however, as scientists work towards a cure and make progress in identifying the best treatment options for patients. Learn more about PD now. (From the official site)
The Tuskegee Airmen were activated on March 22, 1941. These are just a few resources...
Resources on Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba.
For many people, the shorter days and long, dark nights of fall and winter can lead to a mild or severe depression known as seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
National Men Make Dinner Day is November 7th this year. Show off your skills to your family and friends by making dinner.
The ING New York City Marathon is today. The race is organized by New York Road Runners (NYRR) and, with the exception of 2012, has been run every year since 1970.
COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary (PULL-mun-ary) disease, is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. "Progressive" means the disease gets worse over time.