5 Healthy Recipes to Ring in the Lunar New Year

Apicha Community Health Center Feb 01, 2019

The Year of the Pig is almost here! The Lunar New Year, which is on February 5, marks for many Asian cultures and communities the start of a new year. Each lunar year is also tied to a zodiac animal -- and this year will be that of the pig.

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Gov. Cuomo Signs Landmark Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Rights

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 25, 2019

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act and legislation banning the practice of conversion therapy, signifying a landmark victory for the LGBTQ community and fulfilling the Governor's vow to sign this legislation within the first 100 days of the...

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The Best & Easiest Resolution For Your Health

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 24, 2019

We hope you’ve been enjoying the new year! If you still have new year resolutions in mind, we have the perfect suggestion for you -- that’s potentially one of the best and easiest health resolutions you can have: getting a physical.

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Substance Abuse 101: Methamphetamine

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 23, 2019

Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is an illegal substance commonly abused. In this blog of our Substance Abuse 101 series, we're going to to talk about what meth is, its health effects, and why it is an abused substance.

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Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 23, 2019

Cocaine is another commonly abused substance. It has a number of negative health effects and is also illegal in the United States.

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Attention: Important Notice for SNAP Recipients About Your February Benefits

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 16, 2019

Because of the federal government shutdown, most SNAP recipients will receive their February SNAP benefits early.

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New York Passes Historic GENDA Legislation Protecting Transgender Community

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 16, 2019

This week, the New York legislature passed historic transgender anti-discrimination law. Commonly referred to as GENDA, the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act, classifies gender identity a protected class in regards to housing, employment, and public accommodations.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Proposal to Raise Tobacco & E-Cigarette Sales Age

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 15, 2019

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a proposal to raise the minimum sales age for tobacco and electronic cigarette products from 18 to 21 will be included in the 2019 executive budget.

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Plan to Guarantee Health Care for all New Yorkers

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 14, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his administration will launch the largest, most comprehensive plan in the nation to guarantee health care for every New Yorker.

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Substance Abuse 101: Marijuana

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 07, 2019

Marijuana is another substance that is commonly abused. Although some states have legalized its use, it is still illegal in many states, and excessively used by lots folks.

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5 Healthy Recipes to Ring in the Lunar New Year

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Gov. Cuomo Signs Landmark Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Rights

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act and...
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Substance Abuse 101: Methamphetamine

Substance Abuse 101: Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is an illegal substance commonly abused. In this...
Substance Abuse 101: Cocaine

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Cocaine is another commonly abused substance. It has a number of negative health effects and is...