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Spotlight on National Spina Bifida Awareness Month

It’s October, which means we’re shining a spotlight on Spina Bifida Awareness Month. This time is impactful when raising awareness about spina bifida. Plus, we’ll share more about some of the great spina bifida resources on our website and our blog that we have available to individuals and families impacted by this condition.

Spotlight on Spina Bifida

Currently, over 166,000 Americans are living with spina bifida, which is the most common congenital development disorder in the United States. Spina bifida occurs when the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) does not form normally in the womb.

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Spina Bifida Education Days

180 Medical is proud to be a sponsor of the Spina Bifida Association’s Education Days in 2013. Education Days are both affordable as well as life-changing events for individuals and families impacted by spina bifida. Each event offers a sense of community, support, and the latest information from professionals.

We’re excited to tell you that Jason, our regional territory manager, will be in attendance at the Utah event on October 5, 2013. Be sure to come by and meet him. The event is at the Primary Children’s Medical Center at Salt Lake City, UT.

Spread Awareness This Month

In addition, we’d love for you to join us and the Spina Bifida Association (SBA) in spreading awareness this October! You can also help support the SBA by participating in one of their many local Walk-N-Roll© events throughout the year.

If you’d like to share your story about how spina bifida has affected your life or someone you love, or how 180 Medical has helped you, please “like” us on Facebook at and leave us a comment! Also, check out the Spina Bifida Association at

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About the Author
Spotlight on National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
Jessica is the Sr. Marketing Specialist at 180 Medical with a tenure of 14 years. She loves getting to be creative in her role and seeing the positive influence 180 Medican can make on our customers' lives.

Outside of work, you can find her hanging out with her husband and their dogs or browsing garden centers (where she will almost certainly buy another houseplant she doesn't really need).