Yoga For Wellness Series Offers Mind, Body Healing

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Yoga is proven to have many physical and mental benefits, reducing symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression, while helping practitioners become more in tune with their bodies. Fenway Health’s Yoga for Wellness series focuses on integrating movement and thought to heal the body and mind, promoting overall health. Part of the Boundless series of healthy living classes and events, Yoga for Wellness is a series of three free yoga classes. Each class opens with a short discussion and touches on the focus theme for each class, such as gratitude, staying in the moment, and being open to change and transitions. 
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Fenway Health celebrates Supreme Court landmark ruling today striking down discriminatory DOMA, legalizing marriage equality across the country

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“Today the U.S. Supreme Court said that same-sex couples and gay, lesbian and bisexual people are fully equal citizens of the United States,” said Stephen L. Boswell, MD, FACP, President & CEO of Fenway Health. “This is the logical culmination of the right to equal protection under the law regardless of sexual orientation articulated in the Romer v. Evans case by Justice Kennedy in 1996, further developed in the 2013 U.S. v. Windsor case.  We commend the Court and our colleagues at Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, especially the incomparable Mary Bonauto.” Same-sex marriage is especially important to lesbian 
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Fenway’s Gender Affirming Clinical, Public Health Model Subject Of Report

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Fenway Health is pleased to announce the publication of a new report highlighting our commitment to gender affirming care. Comprehensive Transgender Healthcare: The Gender Affirming Clinical and Public Health Model of Fenway Health. This report, which explains our care model and the history behind how our gender affirming services have evolved over the years, is a collaborative effort between a number of Fenway’s dedicated minds from the Medical Department, Behavioral Health, the Transgender Health Program, and The Fenway Institute. The following staff members contributed to the report: Dr. Sari L. Reisner, Research Scientist at The Fenway Institute Dr. Judith Bradford, 
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Fenway Institute To Serve As Testing Site For Innovative HIV Vaccine Studies

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Since the 1980s, Fenway Health has been a leader in HIV/AIDS prevention research and education. In that tradition, The Fenway Institute will soon serve as a site for two upcoming vaccine studies that have the potential to significantly reduce the number of new HIV infections: HVTN 106 and HVTN 110. HVTN 106 The first study, HVTN 106, will test four experimental vaccines against HIV by using DNA “primes” – DNA that can replicate the proteins found in HIV. The study vaccines are called DNA Nat-B env, DNA CON-S env, DNA Mosaic env, and MVA-CMDR. It’s important to note that the  
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The Fenway Institute and partners launch National Center for Innovation in HIV Care

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The Fenway Institute, AIDS United, and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin have announced a new HRSA-funded training and technical assistance resource for Ryan White-funded AIDS service organizations and community-based organizations. The National Center for Innovation in HIV Care provides free training and technical assistance to Ryan White-funded AIDS service organizations (ASOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) to help them navigate the changing health care landscape. The Center helps organizations develop strategies to improve operational effectiveness, and implement best practices to optimize outcomes along the continuum of HIV care. Health care reform and recent research developments such as the preventive effects 
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