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What Your Should Know About Well-Child Exams

Well child check ups are designed to help keep your child(ren) healthy. During these routine, preventative appointments your Provider is able to check basic health indicators such as height, weight, blood pressure, vision, and hearing – potentially catching medical concerns early on or stopping them before they even start.

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HIV Stigma and Discrimination

HIV stigma and discrimination are still very real issues in our society, despite advances in medical treatment and increased awareness. Unfortunately, the social stigma surrounding HIV often causes shame and fear, leading to discrimination against people living with HIV. When we talk about HIV stigma, we mean the negative attitudes, beliefs, and actions of others towards people with HIV. Discrimination is the unfair treatment of people with HIV based on their health status. The stigma surrounding HIV can affect a person’s daily life, as well as their access to healthcare and social support. In this blog post, we will discuss HIV stigma and discrimination and how we can work to break down the barriers they create.

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Words Matter

This blog post was written by Monica Reu, Behavioral Health Outpatient Supervisor at Community Health Systems. “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words shall

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Celebrating Women’s Health!

October is not only breast cancer awareness month, it’s the First Anniversary of our Center’s Prenatal Care Coordination program!

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Summer Allergies

Summer allergies can be annoying and disruptive to your daily life, but they don’t have to ruin your summer. By understanding what causes grass pollen and ragweed allergies and taking steps to reduce your exposure to allergens, you can alleviate your symptoms and enjoy your summer to the fullest.

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PrEVENTION in a pill. Taking a once-daily pill can reduce your risk of contracting HIV by more than 90%.
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Reduce your risk of HIV with PrEP

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, more commonly known as PrEP, is a medication taken daily to reduce your risk of getting HIV.  PrEP is approved by the FDA and has been shown to be safe and effective at preventing HIV infection.

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