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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Be Well: Becoming A Caregiver

Regional News Stories
Posted July 22, 2014

ideastream Health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble introduces Jim Traxler, a man providing care for his wife who suffers from dementia.

The Really Big Question -“What is a Good Death?”

The Really Big Question -“What is a Good Death?”

90.3 WCPN Special Broadcast
Airs July 21, 2014

The Really Big Question -“What is a Good Death?”

Community Groups Team Up to Serve Kids Free Summer Lunches

Regional News Stories
Posted July 21, 2014

The Southeast Ohio Foodback is supplying free lunches to low-income children

Is Ohio’s Measles Outbreak Winding Down?

Regional News Stories
Posted July 21, 2014

Some say the recent outbreak of measles could end soon.

The Really Big Question -“Why Does Music Move Us?”

The Really Big Question -“Why Does Music Move Us?”

90.3 WCPN Special Broadcast
Airs July 18, 2014

The Really Big Question -“Why Does Music Move Us?”

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Resources

NetWellness

NetWellness

ideastream and NetWellness are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer health information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. Visit NetWellness where you will find in-depth information about your health concerns from Ohio’s three medical research universities.

ideastream Community Health Forums

Health Forums Report

The need for information about health has never been greater. ideastream is responding to this need by undertaking an ongoing health programming initiative. To inform this effort, ideastream invited health professionals in the region to participate in a series of discussions between June 9-18, 2009, about the local health assets and challenges.

Read the report about these meetings.

Living With Cancer

Living With Cancer

ideastream and The Gathering Place partnered with Northeast Ohio community organizations and healthcare facilities to present a special broadcast event, Living with Cancer: Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day.

Living with Cancer Resource Guide PDF

And Thou Shalt Honor

And Thou Shalt Honor

A caregiver is anyone providing care and support to adult family members or friends who are frail, elderly, chronically ill, or have a disability.

And Thou Shalt Honor Resource Guide PDF

A Lion in the House

A Lion in the House

"Your child has cancer." Hearing these words will profoundly change a family's life, plunging members into a world of uncertainty, emotional upheaval and excruciating decisions. A Lion in the House tells the stories of five children facing battles with cancer.

A Lion in the House Resource Guide PDF

Northeast Ohio Free Health Screenings Map

Northeast Ohio Free Health Screenings Map

This list of screenings is free and include some or all of the following obesity-related tests: blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index and cholesterol.

Health Headlines

Be Well Funders

Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation The Cleveland Foundation The Community Foundation of Lorain County The McGregor Foundation The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation The Woodruff Foundation