healthy living

Public Health
2:36 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Health Foundation gets new name

Students from Ethel M. Taylor Academy play games before the name change announcement.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati is now Interact for Health.

President Jim Schwab says the new name embodies its shift to a health promotion strategy.

"We will focus on primarily four health promotion priority areas," he says. "They are healthy eating, active living, mental and emotional wellbeing, and healthy choices about substance use."

Schwab says the group will maintain its support of the community’s healthcare safety net.

Interact for Health says:

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Health
1:30 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Asthma and Young Athletes

Jason Dennison and Dr. Denise Saker
Credit WVXU

  

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Author Dr. Gary Small
12:31 am
Fri March 1, 2013

"The Alzheimer's Prevention Program"

There is no denying the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease on the patient as well as the loved ones. And while there is no cure for this disease, there may be easy, practical ways to help stave off the disease. Dr. Gary Small is one of the country’s leading experts in Alzheimer’s and he’s written a book  The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life, that provides tips and suggestions for physical and mental exercises, nutrition and more that are considered brain healthy. Dr. Small stops by the studio to spend a few minutes with Mark Perzel discussing the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, and some of the suggestions in his book.


Eating Local & Healthy at the Holidays
12:30 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Edible Ohio Valley

As your holiday cooking continues in high gear, perhaps you are looking for ways in incorporate locally grown foods into your family meals. Jennifer Kramer-Wine, editor of Edible Ohio Valley, joins Mark Perzel to talk about some of the really tasty, and healthy, local foods available this time of year that would make a wonderful addition to your menu.


Personal health
12:45 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Cincinnati expanding healthy living task force

Credit Jay Hanselman

Cincinnati is expanding its Task Force on Healthy Living to include several organizations.  The newest members represent the public schools, the city's parks and recreation departments and the soft drink industry. 

Council Member Wendell Young chairs the task force.

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