time saving tips for healthy eating

4 Time Saving Tips for Healthy Eating

Eating healthier is more important than ever, with obesity and diabetes rates on the rise. Living in New York City also makes it more difficult to eat healthy when everyone is on-the-go and doesn’t have extra time. However, there are small adjustments that can be made towards eating healthier that take a minimal amount of […]

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New York State Increases Access to PrEP

It seems like everyone is talking about PrEP these days, including us here at Apicha Community Health Center.   PrEP is new to many people, so you may be wondering what it is. What is PrEP? To put it simply, it’s a pill you take every day that helps keep you from becoming HIV-positive.  Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis […]

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lifestyle challenges of transgendered community

Challenges of the Trans* Community: Mental Health Issues

In the last several years the transgender community has gained more mainstream attention. Television shows such as Orange is the New Black and Transparent feature the stories of trans* individuals and their lives. The media has also paid more attention to trans* teenagers suffering from depression and the alarming trend of the murder of trans* […]

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Apicha CHC

Extra! Extra! Apicha CHC Is Recognized in Prominent Filipino Newspaper

On March 7th, 2015, the premier Filipino newspaper, The Philippine Inquirer, features Apicha Community Health Center’s honor by The Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee for its contributions to the LGBT movement. Apicha CHC is honored to be recognized at the international level for its commitment to serving the LGBT community, especially People Living with […]

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LGBT health month

March is LGBT Health Month in New York

The right to a healthy and happy life is an LGBT equality issue.  Apicha Community Health Center firmly believes that every person deserves access to the health care services that allow will them to live the fullest life possible. March Declared LGBT Health Month In line with that belief, last week Empire State Pride Agenda […]

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