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Repeal of the Affordable Care Act and Impact on Our Patients

  The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center knows firsthand that this country has come a long way in in expanding health insurance coverage for millions of uninsured Americans. About 20 million Americans have gained health insurance as a result […]

Protect Yourself from the Silent Killer – Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer can happen in one or both of a woman’s ovaries.  It is also known as the “silent killer” because it usually does not cause substantial signs or symptoms until it is too late. Although rare, ovarian cancer causes […]

How to Have a Happy Holiday Without Stress or Smoke

  Holidays are supposed to be an enjoyable time when family and friends gather together with food and drinks, but it can also be stressful as people rush from place to place. A cigarette can sound like the perfect way […]

October is Dental Hygiene Month

How important are your teeth? Your teeth are essential to help you eat, talk and breathe easier. Taking care of your teeth can help in many different ways like having a great smile, being able to eat food that you […]

Flu, Enterovirus D68 and Ebola – Should I Worry?

There is a lot of fear about infectious viruses like Enterovirus D68 and Ebola, and we understand why. We want to provide you with information on what these viruses are so you can take steps to keep yourself and your […]

Be the Match and Save a Life

This is Eric Hou. He needs our help. About Eric Hou Eric Hou is a 25 year old senior at Rutgers University, where he currently has a double major in cell biology and neurology. He hopes to pursue research and health […]

Coping With Stress and Anxiety

Mental Health is often negatively associated, stigmatized, and misconstrued—this can be particularly true in Asian communities. It is important to understand that our mental health is vital in maintaining our overall health. When we neglect to do so, we may […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Understanding Dense Breast Tissue

With this month being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to touch on an issue common among Asian women. In New York State, radiologists are required to inform women if they have dense breasts along with the results of their […]

Get the Flu Shot – Not the Flu

Let’s beat the flu to the punch this season. There is nothing good about the flu. Avoid the cough, runny nose, chills, headache and fatigue, and get a simple shot. Peak flu season is upon us—which starts at about December […]

Your Vote, Your Voice – Why Your Vote Matters

Now is the time to exercise your civic rights and prepare to take part in the General Election. On General Election Day, New Yorkers will decide who will be Members of Congress, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Comptroller, Attorney General, Senators and […]