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Fenway Health Launches New Diabetes Support Group

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Looking for a confidential space to share your experiences and get support around living with diabetes? Fenway Health is excited to launch a new 10 week diabetes support group, co-facilitated by a therapist and a registered nurse. The purpose of this group is to provide space for participants to share their thoughts, ask questions, and strategize on how to stay on track with self-care and disease management. There will also be opportunities to hear from specialist providers who can speak to diabetes care topics such as eye care, foot care, nutrition, exercise, and alternative therapies including acupuncture and massage. Through 
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Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2016

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March 28 marks the beginning of LGBT Health Awareness Week, a yearly reflection on national LGBT health advancements and the continuing need for culturally competent care models. Launched by the National Coalition of LGBT Health, LGBT Health Awareness Week is a time to celebrate the enormous progress made in improving healthcare for all. It’s also a time to examine what still needs to be done to create a world where all LGBT people have access to affirming and comprehensive care. Here at Fenway Health, we’ve spent four decades providing LGBT people with the highest quality care available. To celebrate LGBT 
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Fenway Celebrates National Health Center Week

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From humble beginnings in a church basement to becoming a global leader in LGBT health care, research, and advocacy, Fenway Health has always aimed to embody the best that a community health center can be. This week, we reflect on four decades of care at Fenway. August 9 through 15 marks National Health Center Week, a time to celebrate the legacy of community health centers and look ahead to what the coming years may hold. In 1971, a group of Northeastern University students opened a one-day-a-week drop-in center in the basement of a building owned by the Christian Science Church. 
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New HIV Primary Care Track Residents Join Fenway

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Fenway Health is excited to welcome our new BIDMC/Fenway Health HIV Primary Care Track residents, who will be joining us on July 8. Dr. Joseph Deters, Dr. Erin Truitt and Dr. Daniel Wann are new interns who will hold clinics at our 1340 Boylston location for the duration of their residency through June 2018. Dr. Trenton Chase (T.C.) Elliott is a junior resident who will see patients at our Fenway: South End location through June 2017. Please join us in welcoming our new residents! Joseph Deters, MD, PGY1 1340 Boylston, 4th Floor Trenton Chase (T.C.) Elliott, MD, PGY2 Fenway: South 
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Fenway Health commends Supreme Court for upholding federally-run insurance exchanges

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Fenway Health commends the U.S. Supreme Court for ruling 6-3 in favor of federally-run insurance marketplaces. Because of a legal challenge to the federally-run insurance exchanges, some 6.5 million newly-insured Americans were at risk of losing their health insurance. Altogether 16.4 million Americans are newly insured through private insurance or Medicaid since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in January 2014. “The Affordable Care Act has led to the largest expansion of health insurance coverage since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965,” said Stephen Boswell, MD, FACP, President & CEO of Fenway Health. “Because they were less 
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