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Health Gap Study Outlines COVID-19 Disparities WVXU

Details: Health Gap Study Outlines COVID-19 Disparities. The Center for Closing the Health Gap is out with the results of a study on the effects of COVID-19 …

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UC Students Open Free Health Clinic WVXU

Details: Caroline Hensley is a medical student entering her fourth year who has spearheaded efforts to open the health clinic. As a master's of public health student working at the Crossroad Health …

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NKY Health Department Breaks Ground On New Building WVXU

Details: The Northern Kentucky Health Department is breaking ground on a new facility.. The agency is building a two-story, 40,000 square foot district …

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Health Officials To Seniors: 'Stay The Heck At Home' WVXU

Details: The message from the Butler County General Health District and county leaders is simple: If you're over 65, "stay the heck at home."

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Council Seeks Answers On Health Department's Recent

Details: After a news report revealed that Cincinnati Health Commissioner Melba Moore is no longer running the day-to-day operations of the city's health …

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Hamilton County Back To 'Red' On State's Health Map WVXU

Details: Hamilton County Health Commissioner Greg Kesterman updated county commissioners on the status change. "That shift was a bit of a surprise …

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Firefighter Health Is Focus At Memorial Event WVXU

Details: It's their health. Cancer is the leading cause of firefighter deaths today with heart disease coming in second. We are seeing large numbers of our firefighters die too early into retirement of

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Why Local Hospitals Are Not Requiring Employees Get The

Details: The Centers for Disease Control say hospital employees are not required by Ohio to get vaccines, and that hospitals can make their own mandates. Richard P. Lofgren, president and CEO of UC Health

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Duke Energy Center Transformed Into Temporary Hospital WVXU

Details: The Duke Energy Convention Center is now ready to be an "alternative care site" to treat COVID-19 patients if necessary. Cincinnati, Hamilton County and local health …

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Cincinnati Looks For Ways To Improve Minority Health WVXU

Details: Breastfeeding is a personal choice that has some known health benefits for the baby and mother; however, it can draw strong opinions from family, friends and the public. Women, Infants, and

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Housing, Health, Workforce Top Stimulus Spending

Details: Housing, Health, Workforce Top Stimulus Spending Priorities For Hamilton County. Jeff Alutto, top right, during a meeting Wednesday, May 19. Hamilton County officials plan to …

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Hamilton County Health Department Waiting On Reopening

Details: Local health departments in Ohio are still waiting on guidelines from the state on what businesses can reopen May 1, and what additional safety measures they'll need to implement.

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How Redlining, Racism Harm Black Americans' Health WVXU

Details: Medical and public health curricula often miss the systemic issues in education, housing and criminal justice — to name a few examples — that cause many health problems, Merritt said.

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It Is Now Mandatory To Wear A Mask Inside Cincinnati

Details: "The health department can already go out and hand out masks and intervene and encourage people to wear masks, it sounds like that's what Mr. Landsman wants to happen," Sundermann said. "They can

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What Does Hamilton County's Oral Health Coalition Plan To

Details: Poor oral health continues to be a problem that can lead to more serious health concerns. The Hamilton County Oral Health Coalition was created in 2017 to …

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UC Doctor Wants To Get Health Information To Black

Details: He envisions the app providing information on COVID-19 testing sites, self-screening, and providing resources on testing, general health information, and how to access a health care center if

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How COVID Is Impacting The Financial Health Of Greater

Details: The health care sector has been one of the hardest hit industries; the financial impact to health systems across Ohio is in excess of $3 billion. Like many others, UC health …

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Racism Declared A Public Health Crisis In Hamilton County

Details: Racism Declared A Public Health Crisis In Hamilton County. By Tana Weingartner • Jul 16, 2020. Participants at a racial justice workshop in June at Mt. Echo Park. Julie Coppens / …

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Ohio Ending Mass Gathering Ban As Part Of Simplified

Details: Ohio is issuing a new, streamlined health order that encompasses its guidance on mass gatherings and other COVID-19 restrictions. Gov. Mike DeWine announced the …

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How Can Indiana Support New Moms And Babies

Details: Indiana has joined the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM), a national alliance to promote consistent and safe maternity care to …

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A Talk With Cincinnati's New Health Commissioner Melba

Details: The Cincinnati Health Department's new Commissioner steps into the role after an unsettling time. The department went without a permanent leader for two years, but Melba Moore has now taken charge

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Local Hospitals Warn COVID Case Numbers Are Doubling WVXU

Details: Hamilton County hospital officials are worried about the rise in COVID-19 patients. The number of new cases is currently doubling every two weeks. Dr. Evaline Alessandrini with UC Health …

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Hamilton County To Declare Racism A Health Crisis WVXU

Details: Hamilton County commissioners are expected to vote on a resolution next month to declare racism a public health crisis. Commissioner Victoria Parks presented a …

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Amy Acton Stepping Down As Ohio Health Department Director

Details: DeWine said Acton will remain on as his Chief Health Advisor, focusing on the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. "Dr. Acton’s extraordinary bedside …

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Pilot Program Makes Cincinnati Health Centers 'Safe Places

Details: Health Commissioner Melba Moore says it's a way to build on existing assistance. "We're about increasing access for substance abuse disorder and getting people the treatment they deserve."

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COVID Cases In Hamilton Co. Falling, But So Are New

Details: The health department has three vans operating fulltime, including on weekends. "This past weekend we were at a Hispanic soccer tryout and vaccinated 36 individuals," Kesterman said.

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Do Mental Health Apps Help Or Hinder

Details: Their study reports 80 percent of Americans under 45 want to use apps to monitor their mental health. With so many apps on the market, Magee …

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Health Experts Show Cautious Optimism As Economic Relief

Details: Public health emergencies often are accompanied by untruths, Fauci said, referring back to his own experience with the falsehoods spread about HIV and AIDS when they appeared in the 1980s.

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Acton Resignation Is Second Big Departure From Ohio

Details: But Acton’s resignation is the second departure from the Ohio Department of Health in just a week. The first was assistant director and medical director …

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Cincinnati Health Leaders: No Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In

Details: The Cincinnati Health Department's new Commissioner steps into the role after an unsettling time. The department went without a permanent leader for two years, but Melba Moore has now taken charge

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When Will Ohio Reach Herd Immunity

Details: Health officials announced Monday that nearly 39 percent of the state’s population is fully vaccinated, but many wonder if Ohio will reach the benchmark for herd immunity of at least 70 percent.

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Contact Tracing Ramps Up In Ohio, Kentucky WVXU

Details: Area health departments are drilling down on the data from local COVID-19 patients and hoping to identify people they've come into contact with to prevent further spread. This so-called contact

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New Breast Cancer Surgery May Offer Better Patient Mental

Details: New Breast Cancer Surgery May Offer Better Patient Mental And Sexual Health. Dr. Ko Un (Clara) Park performs the robotic nipple-sparing surgery, a surgery she …

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DeWine Names New Ohio Health Director, Chief Medical

Details: Kathleen Madden, currently assistant director at the Ohio Office of Budget and Management, will become chief of staff at the Ohio Department of Health. The new agency roles were announced after

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'Locked-in' Patients Have New Options To Communicate WVXU

Details: 3:43. Control Bionics works with "locked-in" patients who are unable to communicate on their own and sometimes are limited to the blink of an eye. …

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UC Health Sets Organ Transplant Record WVXU

Details: A UC Health cardiologist is studying whether the Orthodox Jewish practice of wearing tefillin, a tight leather band strapped around the arm and worn during 30 minutes of …

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Hamilton County Infant Mortality Rate Leveling Off WVXU

Details: The Ohio Department of Health is contributing an $850,000 grant, announced Thursday, to bolster the new efforts. Launching A New Strategy Cradle Cincinnati is preparing to …

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Cincinnati's Only Abortion Provider In Limbo WVXU

Details: Cincinnati's only health clinic that provides abortions continues to look for a physician after one of four required doctors resigned. Ohio Health …

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South Carolina Public Health Director Joan Duwve Named New

Details: The Ohio Department of Health reported 1,121 new daily coronavirus cases, slightly higher than the 21-day average of 1052. The number of deaths, 30, …

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For Black Americans, Following CDC Mask Guidelines Can Be

Details: Health Gap President and CEO Renee Mahaffey Harris says there's no easy answer for people who are questioning whether to wear a mask in public. The Health …

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The Ethics Of Human Gene Editing WVXU

Details: The Ethics Of Human Gene Editing. Tetsuya Ishii of Hokkaido University speaks during the Human Genome Editing Conference in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Last November a …

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Resolution Declaring Racism A Public Health Crisis Gets

Details: "Racism is a public health crisis and the denial of this fact, as lawmakers and legislators, is enabling the inequities and injustices that enable some patients to be offered hospitalization

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Why The Transgender Population May Be More Susceptable To

Details: She's a health educator who is transgender. Peach had COVID-19 in March. Peach says a large segment of trans people are scared of going to the …

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First Dose At UC Health In National COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Details: UC Health points out this makes mRNA-1273 different from conventional vaccines, which generally use a small portion of live virus or antigen to create a immune response. UC Health …

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Birds Dropping Dead In Jefferson, Boone, Kenton Counties

Details: The Humane Society of the United States has released its annual Horrible Hundred report of problem puppy mills and Ohio is the third largest seller on the list with 16 problem puppy sellers.

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What Is Ohio Doing To Mitigate COVID-19 Disparities

Details: The Ohio Health Department is reporting over 24% of coronavirus patients are African American. But the group only makes up 13% of the Buckeye state, which health …

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New Program Aims To Help Hamilton County Inmates With

Details: According to Gary Yuratovac, JD, Central Clinic Behavioral Health, mental health issues are one reason low-level criminals keep ending up in jail. "They may get lost in the system," he said.

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Two Miami University Students Being Monitored For

Details: Any Miami students experiencing symptoms should "contact Student Health Services at 513-529-3000 before seeking care." The CDC says at this time that symptoms "may appear in as few as two days or

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