Quitting Smoking in 2018: Why You Should Quit

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 16, 2018

Quitting smoking is undoubtedly one of the most difficult things to do, even though it is incredibly damaging to a person’s health and life. Regardless, quitting smoking, also known as smoking cessation, can be lifesaving.

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What to Know Before Your First Therapy Appointment

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 12, 2018

Your first time doing anything can be scary. Like going on a first date, speaking in front of a large crowd, or even bungee-jumping. The same can be said for therapy. 

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Q&A with Hafiz Maje, MD, HIV Specialist

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 11, 2018

Dr. Hafiz Maje, an HIV Specialist and Internal Medicine Physician, is one of Apicha CHC’s newest providers. Originally from Kenya, Dr. Maje attended medical school in Istanbul, Turkey, before completing his internal medicine residency at the University of Hawaii.

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Project Connect: Queer Self-Defense Class Series

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 09, 2018

No matter where you are, or who you are, knowing how to protect yourself can be a lifesaving skill. Whether it’s walking on the streets of New York, or trekking through the Amazon, self-defense can come in handy.

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New Year, New You: How to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Apicha Community Health Center Jan 02, 2018

Staying committed to your New Year's resolutions is sometime easier said than done. Research shows that more than half  of all resolutions fail.

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Top New Year Resolutions for Your Health

Apicha Community Health Center Dec 29, 2017

 

As we prepare ourselves to step into 2018, many of us think about our New Year’s resolutions. Traveling the world, making more money, and losing weight are some popular ones, whether or not we actually keep them.

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Holiday Gift Ideas: Top Gifts for Your Homophobic Relatives

Apicha Community Health Center Dec 19, 2017

The holidays are arguably one of the best times of the year. As we celebrate and take a break from work and school, many of us spend quality time with our families. However, it's important to note that not everyone has the most positive experience with their family members. 

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Home for the Holidays: Where to Get Free Food in NYC

Apicha Community Health Center Dec 14, 2017

With celebrations like Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa taking place this month, it’s safe to say the holidays are here. A big part of these holidays, apart from spending time with family, is food.

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Taking a stand on World AIDS Day

Apicha Community Health Center Nov 30, 2017

World AIDS Day is December 1. During this day, folks unite against HIV, support those battling HIV, and commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

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Romaine calm: Nutrition tips for the holidays (and beyond)

Apicha Community Health Center Nov 21, 2017
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