The Doctors’ March Health Mania
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WEEK 1:  March 1-8


National Save Your
Vision Week

Learn about the dangers
of flash blindness and what you can do to prevent it.


World Wildlife Day
Find out which animal
may hold the secret to finding a treatment for HIV!
 

Mardi Gras
Lifestyle expert Moll Anderson shares "Fat-Less Tuesday," a refreshing cocktail with nutritional benefits!

• March 1: National Peanut Butter Lovers Day
Nuts about nuts? Find out if the  peanut butter you're eating is healthy.

March 2: National Save Your Vision Week
Take the time to preserve your eye health .

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March 3: World Wildlife Day
A day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild fauna and flora .

March 4: Mardi Gras
Hold on to your beads! Have a happy and safe Fat Tuesday!

March 5: Discover What Your Name Means Day
The Doctors learn the particular meanings behind each of their names.

• March 6: World Book Day
Help your child celebrate their favorite authors, illustrators, books and reading itself! 

March 7: National Cereal Day
The Doctors reveal their "dream" cereals, loaded with delicious healthy ingredients.

March 8: Deep Vein Thrombosis Month
Learn your chances of forming a blood clot
.
Plus, what can you do to mitigate the risks? 


WEEK 2: March 9-15


Daylight Saving Time and National Nap Day Sleep specialist Dr. Raj Dasgupta shares secrets to survive  "springing forward." Plus, how to have a perfect nap!

World Kidney Day
L
earn how to spot  potential pet kidney problems  with veterinarian Dr. Courtney Campbell.
 


T rue Confessions Day Belly button secret exposed! The Doctors weigh in on a shocking medical confessional!

March 9: Daylight Saving Time
Don't forget to set your clocks ahead by one hour

March 10: National Nap Day
Still grumpy from losing an hour of sleep on March 9? Take a siesta today!

March 11: National Plumbing Day
There is a place in your kitchen collecting millions of bacteria — home improvement expert Eric Stromer shows you where it is and how to clean it.

March 12: Registered Dietitian Day
Learn the difference between a dietitian and a nutritionist. Plus, what should you avoid when looking for a nutrition expert?

March 13: World Kidney Day
A day to remember the importance of our kidneys to our overall health.

March 14: International Ask a Question Day
How to tell the difference between a muscle pain and a far more serious heart pain.

March 15: True Confessions Day
Make this a day of honesty with your loved ones and yourself.


WEEK 3: March 16-22


St. Patrick's Day Find out if green dye is a health risk. Plus, get The Doctors' recipe for green beer!

First Day of Spring
The Doctors demonstrate how to spring clean  your first-aid kit!
 

World Down
Syndrome Day
Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains  how you can raise awareness for Down syndrome.

March 16: Lips Appreciation Day
Lip cancer is the most common form of oral cancer. Protect your pout with lip balm containing sunscreen!

March 17: St. Patrick's Day!
Don't forget to wear green to celebrate one of the most well-known patron saints of Ireland!

March 18: National Poison Prevention Week
Love cherries? The Doctors set the record straight on whether cherry pits are toxic.

March 19: Certified Nurses Day
A day to honor and recognize the important achievement of becoming a certified nurse. 

March 20: First Day of Spring
The Doctors
show you how to spring clean for your health!

March 21: World Down Syndrome DayA day to raise awareness of how people with Down syndrome play an important role in our communities.

March 22: World Water Day
The theme of this year's United Nations sanctioned day is the connection between water and energy. 


WEEK 4: March 23-29


Purple Day
Find out how you can support epilepsy awareness. And, learn the warning signs of the disorder.

"Little Blue Pill" Day
The Doctors discuss common side effects of taking the "little blue pill."
 

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Is there an alternative to colonoscopies? Find out
what gastroenterologist
Dr. Jorge Rodriguez is calling "revolutionary."

 March 23: National Nutrition Month
Craving something sweet or spicy? Learn the health secrets your hunger pangs reveal!

March 24: World Tuberculosis Day
Tuberculosis is still a life-threatening problem in the U.S. Learn the symptoms, how it spreads and more

March 25: American Diabetes Alert Day
Is there an at-home test for diabetes, or do you need to go to the doctor? The Doctors have the answer .

March 26: Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness
An estimated 50 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy .

March 27: National "Little Blue Pill" Day
The "little blue pill" gets its very own holiday !

March 28: National Something on a Stick Day!
Bored with your vegetables? The Doctors may have a fun solution ... salad on a stick!

March 29: Colorectal Cancer Awarness Month
The best way to prevent colon cancer? Find it early by getting screened


WEEK 5: March 30-31

 March 30: National Doctors Day!
Moll Anderson shares a special surprise with The Doctors. 

 March 31: Doctors Orders Day
Let March be the month where you spring clean your health! 

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