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Lakewood Hospital Faces Big Changes

Lakewood Hospital Faces Big Changes

Regional News Stories
Posted January 15, 2015

Leaders plan to replace the hospital with a $34 million family health center that includes a 24-hour emergency department.

Hospital Readmissions Linked To Care Coordination, Poverty

Hospital Readmissions Linked To Care Coordination, Poverty

Regional News Stories
Posted January 14, 2015

National leaders begin a two-year trial to alter penalties for socio-economic factors, Cleveland's big hospitals present a testing ground.

Science Cafe: Vaccines and Health

Science Cafe: Vaccines and Health

The Sound of Ideas
Posted January 13, 2015

Vaccines help us to ward off diseases that used to fell humans.

TREAT Act Aims To Expand Scope Of War Against Opiates

TREAT Act Aims To Expand Scope Of War Against Opiates

Regional News Stories
Posted January 12, 2015

Senator Brown plans to introduce it again in the new Congress.

Robert Osborne, Paige Hernandez and The Bop Stop

Robert Osborne, Paige Hernandez and The Bop Stop

The Sound of Applause
Posted January 12, 2015

Dee Perry shares a conversation with Robert Osborne who celebrates his 20th anniversary with Turner Classic Movies. Plus we meet Paige Hernandez the dynamic hip-hop artist who takes on a new challenge of performing a sensory-friendly show for children with autism at PlayhouseSquare. And hear how Gabe Pollack turned a college assignment at Oberlin into a job as manager of The Music Settlement's Bop Stop.

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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 Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation The Woodruff Foundation