One Year Later: How Apicha CHC’s Pharmacy Helps Patients

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 23, 2018

A lot can change in one year. Apicha CHC opened our pharmacy about a year ago, providing additional services and convenience to our patients and the greater community.

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Apicha CHC is Expanding Our Women's Health Services!

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 16, 2018

Apicha Community Health Center is excited to announce its expansion of Women's Health Services. We provide culturally competent, low-cost, quality services in an inclusive space to everyone, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.

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Everything You Should Know During STD Awareness Month

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 13, 2018

April is STD Month. Every year, this month serves as a time to raise awareness, educate, prevent, and treat STDs.

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Smoking and Diabetes Threaten Asian Health

Apicha Community Health Center Apr 05, 2018

According to major medical societies, the U.S. Surgeon General, and recent studies, Asian Americans increase their risk for diabetes by 30-40% for active smokers than nonsmokers.

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ALERT: NYC sees Largest Increase in Tuberculosis Cases Since 1992

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 27, 2018

In March 2018, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) released data showing the largest increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in NYC since 1992. The new data show a 10% increase from the previous year, with 613 cases in 2017.

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Quitting Smoking in 2018: What Happens After you Quit

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 26, 2018

Making an active effort to quit smoking is just the beginning. The next part is making sure you stay smoke free. In our fourth and final blog series on quitting smoking, we walk you through what happens to you, your body, and your life after you quit smoking.

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New York City’s Campaign Promoting PrEP for Women

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 08, 2018

On March 6, 2018, the NYC Health Department today launched “Living Sure,” a new sexual health marketing campaign that encourages women, including cisgender and transgender women, to consider pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of their sexual health plan. PrEP is a safe, daily pill that...

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Make Health a Priority on International Women's Day 2018

Apicha Community Health Center Mar 06, 2018

The month of March is historically dedicated to women. Women are recognized for their activism, history, and ability to change the world for the better. Now more than ever, marches, protests, and days of recognition are vital to continuing that legacy for generations of women to come. 

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Quitting Smoking in 2018: How to Fight Cravings and Withdrawal

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 27, 2018

Are you ready to quit smoking? In the third part of our series, we break down how to quit, and handle your cravings and withdrawal symptoms. The first step is always the hardest, so we've outlined exactly how to actually do it.

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Q&A with Dr. Lara Alberts, MD

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 13, 2018

Dr. Alberts is one of Apicha Community Health Center's newest providers. She received her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, where she was a Dr. Levitt Summer Research scholar.

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