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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Health Care Industry Positioned To Benefit Region’s Future

Regional News Stories
Posted July 9, 2014

Latest Team NEO report finds research spending and patents on the rise.

Be Well: Must Reads On The Sandwich Generation, Hospice Care

Regional News Stories
Posted July 8, 2014

A healthy round up of stories you don't want to miss from around the country.

For Women, New Recommendations Challenge Status Quo

Regional News Stories
Posted July 7, 2014

Even as the American College of Physicians recommended against annual pelvic exams, some doctors still believe.

Affordable Care Act and Small Business

Affordable Care Act and Small Business

Ideas
Posted July 4, 2014

This special edition focused on the Affordable Care Act's impact on small business.

Lawmaking Process Often Not What It Seems; Battling Drug Problems Before They Start

Lawmaking Process Often Not What It Seems; Battling Drug Problems Before They Start

State of Ohio
Posted July 4, 2014

Revisiting how laws are made; a new program that hopes to crush drug addiction among kids.

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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