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Houston Voice, No. 920, June 12, 1998 - File 006. 1998-06-12. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 21, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/montrose/item/3055/show/3011.

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Title Houston Voice, No. 920, June 12, 1998
Contributor
  • Hennie, Matthew A.
Publisher Window Media
Date June 12, 1998
Language English
Subject
  • LGBTQ community
  • LGBTQ people
  • Gay liberation movement
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • newspapers
Type
  • Text
Identifier OCLC: 31485329
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • LGBT Research Collection
  • Montrose Voice
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Note This item was digitized from materials loaned by the Gulf Coast Archive and Museum (GCAM).
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Title File 006
Transcript isssss^sss Want to stay healthy? Try HealthFest '98 » by ELLA TYLER More than 100 health, fitness and social service providers will be on hand for HealthFest 98 on June 20. "(It's) where gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgendered people can ask questions about all their health concerns without fear of judgment." says Barry Mandel of Southhampton Medical Group, which organized the event. -HIV gets time, but it is not the focus of the event," he said. The day builds on Lhe theme Glowing with Health, organizers said. "Its easier to stay healthy than lo get well, but we must rely on ourselves," said Chelette Baker of Texas Mobile Health, which will provide on- site medical testing. Mammograms, bone density tests to screen for osteoporosis, and blood tests for cholesterol, HIV, glucose. prostate cancer and other medical problems will be available, but only by prior appointment. Some tests require doctors orders, but others do not, according to Baker. (For appointments, call 713-682-3779.) HEB Pantry Foods on Montrose is presenting samples of healthy foods throughout the day. Ten pharmaceutical companies and doctors with specialties such as cbiro practy, dentistry, and dermatology will have booths. Representatives of University of Texas Medical Branch's AIDS Clinical Trials Unit will be on hand. Gay community service providers like Montrose Clinic and Montrose Counseling will be joined by l louaton Area Women's Center, Planned Parenthood, Red Cross, and Family Service Center, which may nol be as familiar to the community. Seven seminars on current health issues will be held and Southhampton Medical Group's booth is hosting 'The Doctor Is In." The group's doctors — Carols Farinas. Roderick Frazier. Patrick McNamara. and Shannon Schrader — will be available throughout the day to answer individual questions. There's also the Fitness Fashion Show presented by Basic Brother at 12:30 p.m. or the Body Building demonstration organized by Houston Gym at 1:30 p.m. Vendors include Lobo and Uniglobe First Choice Travel will have a booth and providing of the door prize, a round trip airline ticket to a location inside the continental U.S. Other participants include 97 Talk Radio, Tanqueray's Texas AIDS Ride. Names Project Houston, PFLAG and Pride Committee. aAlso included are seminars: • Smoking: Put It Out For Good by Carlos Farinas and Carolyn Grace at 10:30 a.m. • Women's Health by Julia Kovacs and Nellie Grose 11:25 a.m. • CMV Retinitis, PRK Laser Surgery & Other New Eye Care Advancements, by Scolt Sawyer at 12: iO p.m. • HIV: Breakthroughs in Treatmeni Options by Shannon Schrader at 12:50 p.m. • Understanding Migraines: What Every Sufferer Needs to Know, by Pat McNamara at 1:30 p.m. • HIV Wasting. Nutrition, and Building Body Mass, by Shannon Schrader, Ron Cummings and Ed Kinser at 2:15 p.m. • Diabetes: Should I Be Concerned? by Carlos Farinas and Shen Ping Liang. "The speakers were chosen to reflect the range of ways to deal with these Issues," said Julie Gold, an event organizer. What: HealthFest '98 with 100 health, fitness, social service providers When: June 20 from 10 am. lo 4 p.m. Where: Edwin Hornberger Conference Center, 2151 W. Holcombe at Main Cost: Admission is free: first 500 vehicles receive free parking. Contact: 2H 1-334 1477 or www. sou I hm ed. com. Convention Center IBWiPffffF"-1 iff il iiii; 1 1 r \^^^- ■ ■ Tal Collaborative effort: Some $150,000 was raised through The Hollyfield Foundation and The Elliott H. Matthews Foundation to renovate and open the Hollyfield Center, a 3.000-square-feet center at 2700 Albany. U.S Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (left), K. Wayne Brockman of Hollyfield's board ot directors, city official Slyvia Garcia and businessman Larry Lingle were some of the community dignitaries on hand for the June 7 debut. The conference facility will offer reduced rates to gay community- based organizations. —Photos by Dalton DeHart r. BRING THE FAMILY ^ WE RE MORE THAN JUST BAGELS. V 3407 Montrose 713 521 3842 2801 Shepherd 713 526 7440 5300 Kirby 713 528 1992 J CenterCityMedical Cabe Michael Owens, M.D.,Ph.D. Center City Medical is the newest Montrose-based General Practice office. •V*^ .?■* Boasting affiliations with some of the most prestigious hospitals in Houston, f^L Center City Medical is proud to serve our diverse community. General Practice Medicine • HIV testing Gay & Lesbian Health Maintenance Well Woman/Well Man Exam • Pain Management Sexual dysfunction & impotence counselling Uninsured respected • House Calls available for established clients. CCM 713.308.2414 1601 Fannin Street, Houston, Texas 77002
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