Category Archives: LGBT

Una nota a todos los pacientes de Legacy sobre Obamacare

Legacy continuará proporcionando el cuidado de la salud a todos los que lo necesitan, independientemente de su capacidad de pago.

A Note to all Legacy Patients on Obamacare

Legacy will continue to provide health care to all who need it, regardless of their ability to pay.

Dr. Chad Lemaire, Medical Director, Behavioral Health – A Physician Profile

He believes the stigma around seeking treatment for mental health conditions is declining, albeit slowly.

What Does “Driving Healthy Change in Our Communities” Look Like?

Both in and out of the exam room, Legacy Community Health had an impact on our patients and communities we served in the last year.

Legacy Commemorates Transgender Lives by Lighting Building on Sunday, November 20th

Each year on November 20th, people across the country honor the memory of those who lives were lost in acts of violence on a day known as Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Clinton Campaign Goes Further in Commitment to Ending HIV/AIDS

Today, the Hillary Clinton campaign announced it will take steps, from convening a blue-chip “End the Epidemic” working group to fully implementing the national HIV strategy with timelines, to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S. and globally.

What do We do after Mass Violence

After the recent mass shooting, we all have probably experienced a lot of strong emotions. An important point to remember after events like this is that any emotion is valid, there is NO right or wrong way to feel. Common reactions can include having a sense of shock, experiencing sadness, grief, outrage, anger, anxiety and fear, helplessness (especially concern that it can happen anywhere to anyone), numbness, and many other emotions. Adults and children alike can exhibit trouble sleeping, poor appetite (or overeating to soothe themselves), difficulty concentrating, or having trouble with organization and memory.

Today is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is observed annually on May 18th to recognize and thank all the dedicated individuals working to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine. It is also a day to educate about the importance of preventive HIV vaccine research.

The Pulse: Transgender Policies in Schools

The public debate regarding transgender health continues with a focus on youth and schools. This week’s episode features a number of stories and interviews with people directly connected to supporting transgender health. In one of those interviews, we are joined by Dr. Jennifer Feldmann, a pediatrician specializing in transgender care at Legacy Community Health, to expand upon her previous …