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how to quit smoking

Reducing Risky Behavior: 8 Tips for How to Quit Smoking

Everybody does things that are bad for their health. These risky behaviors might include personal vices like eating fattening food, having sex in such a way that increases the chance of getting STIs or HIV/AIDS, or even smoking. Nearly everyone’s life involves risky behaviors, Apicha Community Health Center is introducing blog series listing ways of reducing risky behaviors. This […]

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Excercise Tips

5 On-the-go Exercise Tips for Busy New Yorkers

Life is hectic, with everybody struggling to balance work, family, friends, and responsibilities. But your health should always be your number one priority, even when the time isn’t there. Here are 5 on-the-go exercise tips for when you don’t have time for full hours-long workouts, but need to fit in some quick exercise. These tips […]

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challenges of the trans* community

Challenges of the Trans* Community: Homelessness

This post is part of an ongoing series that examines issues affecting the trans* community. For a previous post, go here. A serious issue affecting the transgender community, particularly the younger members, is homelessness. According to a federal study on gay and trans* homeless youth, homelessness disrupts a young person’s normal development, often leading to […]

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queens pride parade

Pride Month Update: Queens Pride Parade

Apicha Community Health Center was honored to be chosen with Mayor Bill de Blasio as the Grand Marshals for the 2015 Queens Pride Parade, which was held Sunday, June 7th. After the parade, Apicha CHC staff was on hand for free HIV/STD testing, insurance enrollment, and nutrition assistance enrollment.  Check out some of the pictures […]

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queens pride parade

Apicha CHC a Grand Marshal of Queens Pride Parade

Apicha Community Health Center is honored to be chosen as one of the Grand Marshals for this year’s Queens Pride Parade, which will be held this Sunday, June 7th. We are proud to be part of building the LGBT community in Queens. Why Apicha was Chosen as Grand Marshal In choosing Apicha CHC as one […]

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