Jan. 23, 2012
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February 2012

National Children's Dental Health Month
Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.

Heart Month
Roll out your RED!

Feb. 5, 2012
Super Bowl Sunday
Its déjà vu as the dynastic Patriots and red-hot Giants meet for the NFL title and a place in history.

Feb. 11, 2012
World Happy Day Coming Up
Did you know that the U.S. ranks 23rd in happiness. Executive producer Tom Shadyac (Bruce Almighty, Liar, Liar, and Patch Adams) decided to answer that challenge with the film Happy and its premier is on World Happy Day on Feb 11, 2012. It’s a day when communities around the world get together and watch the film, and then discuss what would make people and the world happier.

Feb. 14. 2012
Valentine's Day
Barbara Fredrickson, a noted psychology researcher at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, recommends a 3:1 balance of positive and negative emotions, based upon mathematical modeling of ideal team dynamics by her collaborator Marcial Losada, and confirmed by research on individual flourishing and successful marriages. Calculate your "positivity ratio."

Feb. 23-25, 2012
Chicago Mid-Winter
The crown jewel of the Chicago Dental Society -- our annual Midwinter Meeting -- all started on Feb. 1, 1865.

Feb. 23, 2012
International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day