C.C. Téllez has a passion for running.  She only got started a few years ago, but it’s clear from the way she talks about the sport, and from the time and energy she puts into it, just how much it means to her.  
 
Like a lot of runners, Téllez is also passionate about sharing the sport with others – which is how Lez Run Running Club came about.
 
The club was founded in November 2013, “by lesbian runners for lesbian runners Read more...

The Supreme Court of the United States has issued its most significant ruling on abortion in nearly 25 years.  By a vote of 5 to 3 the justices declared that a 2013 Texas law requiring abortion providers to meet a numbers of strict standards created an undue burden for women seeking to terminate their pregnancies and was therefore unconstitutional.

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March 8 is the official observation of International Women’s Day.  This occasion is intended to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women - and also to acknowledge that there is far more work to be done in order to accelerate and achieve gender parity, here in the U.S. and around the world.
 
As the IWD website notes: “International Women's Day is all about celebration, Read more...
Lin-Fan Wang, MD, Mazzoni Center LGBT primary care

As a newer member of the team at Mazzoni Center Family and Community Medicine, I’m frequently scheduled to see new patients.  In many ways this provides me with a unique vantage into the populations we serve.  I am consistently struck by the high number of patients, especially women, who tell me they haven’t seen a health care provider in many years, or they have delayed necessary medical care due to inconsistent insurance coverage or negative experiences with the health care system.  Given what I know about the mainstream health care system, I suppose I shouldn Read more...

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