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When Caregivers Need Care

Posted Monday, September 16, 2019 by healthgap

Caring for someone is an act of...

Caring for someone is an act of love. With the rapid aging of our population, it is a role that...

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Celebrating Black History Month: Dr. Regina Benjamin

Posted Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by healthgap

By Jude Luke Dr. Regina Benjamin served...

By Jude Luke Dr. Regina Benjamin served as the 18th US Surgeon General from 2009-2013, making her the 3rd black...

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Celebrating Black History Month: Dr. Lucy Oxley

Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 by healthgap

By Jude Luke Dr. Lucy Oxley was...

By Jude Luke Dr. Lucy Oxley was the first African American woman to earn a Medical Degree from the University...

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The Best Advice for Covering Alzheimer’s Care Expenses

Posted Thursday, February 7, 2019 by healthgap

Living with Alzheimer’s disease presents a number...

Living with Alzheimer’s disease presents a number of challenges. However, there are some simple solutions for covering the costs of...

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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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Savor the Flavor This Holiday Season

Posted Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by healthgap

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

By Divya Denduluri, Health Gap Intern It’s the holiday season, and time for family, gifts, parties and delicious holiday feasts. Take the...

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Can we talk about mental health?

Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by healthgap

By Moriah Israel, Project Coordinator Can we...

By Moriah Israel, Project Coordinator Can we talk about the many people find it very difficult to get out of...

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Press the Right Button: The relationship between choice and access to healthy living options

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2018 by healthgap

By: Moriah Israel Lifestyle diseases, or illnesses...

By: Moriah Israel Lifestyle diseases, or illnesses that are primarily associated with daily living habits, make up 4 of 5...

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Health Gap Urges Individuals Needing Health Insurance to Take Advantage of Either Medicare or the ACA Open Enrollment

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Andria Carter

CINCINNATI – The Center for Closing the...

CINCINNATI – The Center for Closing the Health Gap is urging individuals or families in need of health insurance to...

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Type 2 Diabetes: Barriers to Self-Management

Posted Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by healthgap

By: Moriah Israel I will never forget...

By: Moriah Israel I will never forget the day I learned my mother had Type 2 Diabetes. I came into...

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What Works? Social and Economic Opportunities to Improve Health For All Review

Posted Monday, November 5, 2018 by healthgap

By Jude Luke, Center for Closing the...

By Jude Luke, Center for Closing the Health Gap To improve the lives of those in our communities, change must...

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Harris Speaks at EF Hutton Talks Social Capital Conference

Posted Monday, October 22, 2018 by Andria Carter

The Center for Closing the Health Gap...

The Center for Closing the Health Gap uses a ground up approach in its work to eliminate racial and ethnic...

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Vote to Maintain Pre-Existing Conditions Coverage

Posted Friday, October 19, 2018 by healthgap

By Clyde Henderson, MD, Cincinnati Medical Association...

By Clyde Henderson, MD, Cincinnati Medical Association We are the physicians of the Cincinnati Medical Association representing “the collective voice...

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You don’t have to be in prison to be on death row

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Andria Carter

Since the beginning of the 20th century,...

Since the beginning of the 20th century, life expectancy for all Americans has increased significantly. Despite this, minority groups, especially...

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Men’s Health Initiative Hosts First Black Men’s Health Town Hall

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by Andria Carter

The Center for Closing the Health Gap...

The Center for Closing the Health Gap Men’s Health Initiative is hosting a Black Men’s Health Town Hall on Thursday,...

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Knowing the Risk of Diabetes

Posted Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by healthgap

Daphene Baines, instructor for the Do Right! Healthy...

Daphene Baines, instructor for the Do Right! Healthy Steps Series, offers some insight on living with and knowing the risk of...

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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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Hepatitis: What Is It and How We Can Treat It

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2018 by healthgap

Cincinnati residents are affected by a variety...

Cincinnati residents are affected by a variety of diseases, according to the Cincinnati Health Department’s Infectious Disease Surveillance Summaries. These...

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Preventing and Managing Diabetes

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by healthgap

What is Diabetes? When diagnosed with diabetes,...

What is Diabetes? When diagnosed with diabetes, there is a lot of new information to process. You can’t dive into...

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