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Stress and Anxiety Blog

WHAT IS ANXIETY ? Everyone feels anxious now and then. It is a normal emotion. For example, you may feel nervous when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or before making an important decision. Anxiety disorders are different, though. They are a group of mental illnesses, and the distress they cause can keep you from...

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HIV Testing Blog

What is HIV? Why is it important to get tested and how often? HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. It is spread by contact with certain bodily fluids of a person with HIV, most commonly during unprotected sex...

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Linkage to Care Blog: Sexual Expression

Sexual Expression Blog What is Sexual Expression Used to describe not only sexual activities we engage in but ways we communicate and present ourselves to the world as a sexual being. Why is Sexual Expression Important? It can impact your health Less publicized studies suggest that both masturbation and partnered sexual activity may...

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Linkage to Care Blog: Alzheimer’s Disease

WHAT IS ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE? A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions. Brain cell connections and the cells themselves degenerate and die, eventually destroying memory and other important mental functions. Memory loss and confusion are the main symptoms. No cure exists, but medications and management...

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H2H Men’s HIV Support Group: Join Now!

Are you a man in the DMV living with HIV and need someone to talk to? At Heart to Hand, Inc. we want to support you in any way that we can! Join us for the Men’s HIV Support Group that meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month! For more information or to RSVP, please contact Diane Jefferson, Psycho-Social Support Coordinator at...

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Linkage to Care Blog: LGBTQ Pride and Lingo

LGBTQ Pride and Lingo MARSHA P. JOHNSON Marsha P. Johnson was an African American transgender woman who was an LGBTQ rights activist and an outspoken advocate for trans people of color. Johnson spearheaded the Stonewall uprising in 1969 and along with Sylvia Rivera, she later established the Street Transvestite (now Transgender) Action...

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