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Did You Know that Race Can Predict How Long You Live?

We are building a culture of health in Cincinnati to empower our people where they live, work and play. The Health Gap addresses the very real issue of health disparities in Cincinnati. From government and health organization partnerships to grassroots programs and initiatives, we are improving lives every day.

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A Grassroots Movement

In 2004 former Cincinnati Mayor Dwight Tillery founded the Health Gap. His mission to eliminate racial and health disparities through education, advocacy and outreach. The vision for the Health Gap was to make Cincinnati a healthier region — not just for some or most of the population but for all.


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What is Holistic Health?

Posted Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by healthgap

Living a healthy lifestyle is more than...

Living a healthy lifestyle is more than addressing your medical needs, it’s also about taking care of oneself both physically...

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Engaging and Educating Our Community

Posted Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by healthgap

Over the past few weeks, the Center...

Over the past few weeks, the Center for Closing the Health Gap has been reaching out to the community to...

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The Importance of Exercise

Posted Monday, July 23, 2018 by healthgap

Exercise. It’s a concept that some people...

Exercise. It’s a concept that some people dread, while others love. The necessity of exercise to a healthy life is...

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