Why Coming Out Day Still Matters in 2018

Apicha Community Health Center Oct 09, 2018

This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. All over the country, it offers folks a platform to come out and fully embrace their LGBTQ identity.

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Safe Sex 101: What to Know About the IUD

Apicha Community Health Center Oct 09, 2018

Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy if you are sexually active, making it a great way to practice safe sex. However, birth control isn't limited to one simple pill or a condom. There are many different forms of birth control options for you to choose from.

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Safe Sex 101: Hormonal Birth Control Options

Apicha Community Health Center Oct 02, 2018

Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy if you are sexually active, making it a great way to practice safe sex. However, birth control isn't limited to one simple pill or a condom. There are many different forms of birth control options for you to choose from.

While options are great,...

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Safe Sex 101: Barrier Birth Control Methods

Apicha Community Health Center Oct 02, 2018

Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy, even if you are sexually active. It's also a great way to practice safe sex. However, birth control isn't limited to one simple pill or a condom. There are many different forms of birth control options for you to choose from.

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What is Hispanic Heritage Month?

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 25, 2018

From September 15 to October 15, Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States celebrate and embrace their heritage. And in New York City -- one of the most culturally diverse places in the country -- there are plenty of ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. 

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How to Pick the Right Birth Control For You

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 12, 2018

For many people, birth control is a daily part of their life. With all the different kinds of birth control, it can be hard to pick the one that's most suitable for you. By taking a look at your lifestyle, personal preferences, and speaking with your doctor, you can find one that's right for you.

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The Best Way to Wash Your Hands

Apicha Community Health Center Sep 05, 2018

Washing your hands is a no-brainer. It’s such a simple thing, you’d be surprised that so many people do it wrong. The truth is, washing your hands the right way does take some thought (and effort).

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Safe Sex 101: What is Safe Sex?

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 29, 2018

There’s no one right way to have sex. Everyone has sex differently, and for different reasons. However, there is one thing everyone should be doing when it comes to sex: being safe.

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Safe Sex 101: Know Your Birth Control Options

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 29, 2018

Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy, even if you are sexually active. It's also a great way to practice safe sex. However, birth control isn't limited to one simple pill or a condom. There are many different forms of birth control options for you to choose from.

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Covering Your Bases: What's an STD?

Apicha Community Health Center Aug 23, 2018

When it comes to having sex, there is always the risk of getting an STD. However, it's hard to protect yourself or make the right decisions if you don't know what that is.

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Safe Sex 101: What to Know About the IUD

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Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy if you are sexually active, making it a great way to...
Safe Sex 101: Hormonal Birth Control Options

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Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy if you are sexually active, making it a great way to...
Safe Sex 101: Barrier Birth Control Methods

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Birth control is how you can prevent pregnancy, even if you are sexually active. It's also a great...
What is Hispanic Heritage Month?

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From September 15 to October 15, Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States celebrate and...