August is Immunization Awareness Month and the Centers for Disease Control say it's meant to highlight the importance of vaccinations for all people of all ages.
August is Tree Check Month. A time for New Yorkers to pay closer attention to foliage and the health of trees in the city.
Wednesday marks the last day of Breastfeeding Awareness Week.
According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, psoriasis is a chronic, systemic disease of the immune system that causes painful, raised, red, itchy patches on the skin due to skin cells reproducing too quickly.
The Humane Society say animals pant to evaporate moisture from their lungs and help get heat out of their body, but if the humidity is too high, they're unable to cool themselves off.