March 3-7 Mental Health & Biphobia: The BRC will highlight important statistics about mental health disparities in the bisexual community, including the high rates of suicide, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse. March 10-14 Safer Sex & Sexual Health: The focus this week will be on the incidence of sexually transmitted infections and risky sexual behaviors among bisexuals, as well as bisexual specific safer sex practices and resources. March 17-21 Nutrition & Physical Activity: This week experts point out cardiovascular-related disparities in the bisexual community, including higher blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and encourage ways to improve health through nutrition and exercise. March 24-28 Intimate Partner Violence & Sexual Violence: The final week of the campaign will draw attention to the high rates of rape, physical violence, and stalking experienced by bisexuals via an intimate partner. The Los Angeles Bisexual Task Force (LABTF) released its "March 2014 - 31 Days of Bi Wellness Calendar." The nonprofit group created this one-of-a-kind calendar to serve both as a personal and public tool to shed light on the many health issues affecting the bis community. <br> March is Bisexual Health Awareness Month, so what are the issues?
Health insurance deadline looms: Why Obama pitches Latinos
illegally. "The main point that I have for everybody watching right now is, you don't punish me by not signing up for health care," Obama said. "You're punishing yourself or your family if in fact there's affordable health care to be had." RECOMMENDED: How much do you know about health-care reform? Take our quiz! Obama's push to boost enrollment comes as the end-of-March deadline to enroll is rapidly approaching and with it, renewed concerns that if the Obama administration misses its target, the insurance pool could become unsustainable and undermine the broader law's success. The federal government has provided millions of dollars for advertising campaigns geared toward the Latino community, and top officials have been fanning out to spread the word, with first lady Michelle Obama appearing Wednesday in a predominantly minority neighborhood in Miami. Enrolling Latinos, who are disproportionately uninsured in the U.S., has been a major priority, but the effort has been complicated by a cascade of obstacles including problems with the Spanish-language website. <br> Health insurance deadline looms: Why Obama pitches Latinos