The Center for Closing the Health Gap http://wvxu.org en Eliminating Health Inequalities in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/eliminating-health-inequalities-cincinnati <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The <a href="http://www.closingthehealthgap.org" target="_blank">Center for Closing the Health Gap</a> recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of inequalities throughout our region that cause vulnerable populations in Cincinnati to have poorer health and shorter life expectancies. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 23466 at http://wvxu.org Eliminating Health Inequalities in Cincinnati Attacking 'food deserts' http://wvxu.org/post/attacking-food-deserts <p>If you aren't familiar with the "food desert" concept, you may be soon. The Center for Closing the Health Gap is launching an awareness campaign about communities without access to a full-service grocery store.</p><p>Executive Director Renee Mahaffey Harris says Cincinnati is one of only a few cities nationwide to win a grant for the campaign.</p><p>"We are going to build a fund. And that fund will enable to provide access to grocery stores in sites throughout our city and throughout this region that do not have a full service grocery store," she says.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 18:27:27 +0000 Tana Weingartner 6002 at http://wvxu.org Attacking 'food deserts'