Category: Health & Wellness

This Message from the Chair of the Board of the Health Department of the City of Cincinnati, Phil Lichtenstien  from HealthMatters, the Cincinnati Health Department newsletter, October, 2018. Your vote…

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Mental Health:  Part 2 of Summer 2018 There are many dimensions to health (physical, emotional, spiritual, mental).  Our common focus is on our physical health and we demonstrate that through…

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Reflections on August 2016 As we approach the fall, my mind reflects back on the end of August, 2016 when many of us in North Avondale suffered from the city…

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Mental Health:  Part 1 Nearly one in five people (42.5 million American adults) have a diagnosable mental health condition!  Many life-time cases of mental disorders are present by age 14. …

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Even though we all can note how tobacco use has decreased over the past 50 years, it is still a problem and it is still the leading cause of preventable…

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In January, 2018, the Cincinnati Health Department released the Community Health Assessment (CHA) – a document that addresses the health of Cincinnati. It provides a quantitative analysis on the almost…

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As we move into the new year, it always serves to look back and reflect on where the health of our city stands. In order to effectively do that, it…

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Join the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition on Saturday, November 18 from 9-12 pm at the Norwood High School in a conversation that will address the current opioid crisis in our…

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As fall approaches, so does the flu!  Flu season varies but starts in October and can extend until May.  The flu is spread from coughs or sneezes.  One prevention is…

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August and September of every year represent the start of school.   As it is the beginning of a new academic year for children, it should also be viewed as the…

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