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HUD Passes over Cleveland and Cuyahoga County for Lead Removal Dollars

HUD Passes over Cleveland and Cuyahoga County for Lead Removal Dollars

Regional News Stories
Posted October 21, 2014

Since the mid-1990s, Cleveland has been receiving millions of dollars in federal grants from HUD to deal with lead.

Twinsburg High School’s Columbine-Style Shooting Threat Deemed A Hoax

Twinsburg High School’s Columbine-Style Shooting Threat Deemed A Hoax

Regional News Stories
Posted October 21, 2014

Police say a student posted his threat to a social media site in an effort to scare classmates who had allegedly tormented him.

Ohio Health Department Gets $800,000 for Protective Gear

Ohio Health Department Gets $800,000 for Protective Gear

Regional News Stories
Posted October 21, 2014

There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in Ohio, but the state is preparing in case doctors and nurses need to treat a patient with the virus.

Noted Ebola Researcher Speaks Locally

Noted Ebola Researcher Speaks Locally

Regional News Stories
Posted October 21, 2014

National ebola leader, Daniel Bausch, of Tulane University spoke at Case this week.

Ohio Watching 142 People—Though Fewer Had Close, Direct Contact with Ebola Patient

Ohio Watching 142 People—Though Fewer Had Close, Direct Contact with Ebola Patient

Regional News Stories
Posted October 20, 2014

Health workers continue to trace the steps nurse Amber Vinson's took through Northeast Ohio before she boarded a plane to Dallas.

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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

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