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Amida Care Denounces Disastrous American Health Care Act

Amida Care Denounces Disastrous American Health Care Act

May 11
Amida Care spoke out against the AHCA, saying it would set back efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic and be catastrophic for millions of people with chronic conditions while giving tax breaks to the wealthiest Americans.

LUNG FORCE Walk Boston to Raise Awareness for Lung Cancer
Boston, MA

LUNG FORCE Walk Boston to Raise Awareness for Lung Cancer

May 10
On Thursday, May 11 in Boston, LUNG FORCE Walk Boston will come together at the Boston Common Parkman Bandstand to raise awareness for lung cancer, the #1 cancer killer in the U.S.

Clitoraid Announces Its First Clitoral Restorative Surgeries for FGM Victims in Kenya

Clitoraid Announces Its First Clitoral Restorative Surgeries for FGM Victims in Kenya

May 10
From May 2 to May 13, the U.S.-based, non-profit organization Clitoraid will launch its first humanitarian mission in Nairobi, Kenya, offering clitoral restorative surgery to victims of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Fenway Health Critical on House Passage of American Health Care Act

Fenway Health Critical on House Passage of American Health Care Act

May 10
Fenway Health released a statement urging the Senate to preserve health equity measures and coverage expansions of ACA.

Getting Outside is Good for You: Five Benefits

Getting Outside is Good for You: Five Benefits

May 10
Spring is here and families will spend more time outside dining, playing, relaxing, and gardening as the weather improves. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute outlines five benefits of getting outside.

Multicultural AIDS Coalition Hosts #FOCUS17: 3rd Annual CONNECTED Boston 2017 Summit
Boston, MA

Multicultural AIDS Coalition Hosts #FOCUS17: 3rd Annual CONNECTED Boston 2017 Summit

May 9
On Saturday, May 13, head to Boston for the CONNECTED Boston Summit, to learn about the healthcare needs of LGBTs, and our overall well-being.

The Intersection of Anti-Transgender Laws and Sexual Violence

The Intersection of Anti-Transgender Laws and Sexual Violence

May 9
The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center shares a Q&A about how the Trump administration's decision to reverse Obama admin guidance on access to school locker rooms/bathrooms by transgender students make such students more vulnerable to sexual assault.

Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

May 8
Time constraints can cause communication problems between family doctors and their patients. Here's a checklist to help you make the most of your check-up.

Obama Urges Congress to Show 'Courage' on Health Care

Obama Urges Congress to Show 'Courage' on Health Care

By Bob Salsberg | May 8
Former President Barack Obama, in his first public comments about the ongoing debate over his signature health care plan, implored members of Congress on Sunday to demonstrate political courage even if it goes against their party's positions.

Trump Tries to Pressure Senate Republicans on Health Care

Trump Tries to Pressure Senate Republicans on Health Care

By Darlene Superville | May 7
The House bill would end the health care law's fines on people who don't buy policies and erase its taxes on health industry businesses and higher earners. It would dilute consumer-friendly insurance coverage requirements, like prohibiting higher premiums

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