Interact for Health

Health in Action

Elevate Walnut Hills

Nov 23rd, 2015

What happens when a group of businesses, residents and communities of faith work together to help their own neighborhood raise itself up? A transformation.

As part of the Healthy Eating focus of Walnut Hills' Thriving Communities grant, Elevate Walnut Hills co-founder Gary Dangel spent much of his time this past spring and summer scaling up a network of gardens in the neighborhood.

In 2015, thr... Read More

Data! forum showcases innovative ways to use health data

Nov 9th, 2015

On Oct. 29, Interact for Health and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky welcomed about 200 health and data professionals to the NKU METS Center for Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio. The daylong conference showcased novel and effective uses of health data in our region.

Keynote speakers Naomi Cytron of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Franci... Read More

Author examines underlying causes of heroin epidemic

Oct 26th, 2015

On Oct. 12, Interact for Health hosted freelance journalist Sam Quinones, author of "Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic." In his book, Quinones examines the socio-economic factors in both the United States and Mexico that underlie the heroin epidemic. In the United States, these include the isolation and privacy of the suburbs ("a town without comm... Read More

Hike for Health Challenge

Oct 12th, 2015

Spending time outdoors is one of the best things you can do for your health. Being in nature can bring peace of mind, and hiking is an excellent form of exercise. The Cincinnati Nature Center (CNC) has more than 20 miles of award-winning hiking trails to explore. And now, thanks to a grant from Interact for Health, you can earn fun rewards when you participate in the Hike for Your Health chall... Read More

DIRT market open at Findlay Market

Aug 11th, 2015

Access to healthy food is critical for a community’s health, and while local farmers markets continue to expand locally, it can be a challenge to get to them on a specific day of the week. And for farmers, spending certain days away from the farm is a strain as well.

Enter Interact for Health grantee DIRT, a year-round marketplace that connects consumers and producers of locally gr... Read More