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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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Drive Away Those Holiday Blues

Posted Wednesday, December 26, 2018 by healthgap

By Divya Denduluri, Health Gap Intern It’s the most...

By Divya Denduluri, Health Gap Intern It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and yet a lot of Americans feel stressed...

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Health Gap Stands With the NMA on its Stand Against the Texas ACA Ruling

Posted Friday, December 21, 2018 by Andria Carter

CINCINNATI – The Center for Closing the...

CINCINNATI – The Center for Closing the Health Gap stands with the National Medical Association supporting the legal challenges filed...

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Why are our babies dying?

Posted Thursday, December 20, 2018 by healthgap

By Renee Mahaffey Harris, Health Gap COO...

By Renee Mahaffey Harris, Health Gap COO Within the past 100 years, infant mortality has continued to be a disparity...

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