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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Proposed Bill Fights High Infant Mortality Rates

Regional News Stories
Posted March 25, 2015

Protecting babies before they are born is part of the plan.

Mary Weems, Tim Joyce and Cancer:The Emperor of All Maladies

Mary Weems, Tim Joyce and Cancer:The Emperor of All Maladies

The Sound of Applause
Posted March 25, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes back Dr. Mary Weems whose new play Purses is onstage next month at Karamu House. Plus local poet Tim Joyce shares the story behind his battle with cancer as part of ideastream's Be Well series. And ideastream reporter Sarah Jane Tribble speaks with the director of the new PBS documentary - Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.

Viral Therapies For Cancer

Viral Therapies For Cancer

Regional News Stories
Posted March 25, 2015

Researchers are tinkering with viruses as a way to fight cancer.

A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

90.3 WCPN Special Broadcast
Airs March 24, 2015

A Conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Intelligence Squared U.S. – Should the U.S. Adopt the ‘right to be forgotten’ online?

Intelligence Squared U.S. – Should the U.S. Adopt the ‘right to be forgotten’ online?

90.3 WCPN Special Broadcast
Airs March 23, 2015

Intelligence Squared U.S. – Should the U.S. Adopt the 'right to be forgotten' online?

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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