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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Substance Abuse 101: Alcohol

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 07, 2019

Alcohol is one of the most popular, easily accessible, and dangerous substance people can abuse. And even though it's legal (for those of age), it continues to be one of the most leading causes of death in the United States.

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Substance Abuse 101: What is Substance Abuse?

Apicha Community Health Center Dec 31, 2018

As human beings, it's common sense to put things that are good for us into our bodies, as well as things that make us feel good. But sometimes, those things we consume end up being harmful to our well being and health.

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Over 4.7 Million New Yorkers Sign up for Health Insurance

Apicha Community Health Center Dec 19, 2018

New York’s official health plan Marketplace, NY State of Health, announced that enrollment reached 4.7 million at close of business on December 15, the deadline for January 1, 2019 coverage.

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Healthy (And Delicious) Holiday Recipes & Tips

Apicha Community Health Center Dec 12, 2018

 

The holiday season is wonderful time of year, filled with celebrations, loved ones, and delicious foods. Considering the many treats -- both sweet and salty -- that we consume during the holidays, it's no wonder some folks gain a couple pounds here and there.

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Diabetic-Friendly Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Apicha Community Health Center Nov 13, 2018

 

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and it's hard not to be excited about all the delicious foods for this day of thanks. However, for many folks who are diabetic, Thanksgiving can be difficult to enjoy due to their health and diet restrictions.

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