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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Science Cafe - Restoring Sensation

Science Cafe - Restoring Sensation

The Sound of Ideas
Posted August 12, 2014

Getting back in touch with the world: Restoring sensation after limb loss

$2 Million-Dollar Gift To Buy First Permanent Home for LGBT Center

Regional News Stories
Posted August 11, 2014

Agency has shuttled between leased storefronts for nearly four decades

Be Well: Caregiving Resources

Be Well
Posted August 7, 2014

Resources related to the Be Well: Caregiving coverage.

Abortion-Rights Advocates Question Why New Ohio Health Director Isn’t a Doctor

Regional News Stories
Posted August 6, 2014

For the first time in 16 years, the director of the Ohio Department of Health won’t be a doctor.

Be Well: Caring For The Caregiver

Regional News Stories
Posted August 5, 2014

New research from Case Western Reserve University shows there are benefits to giving caregivers a medical support team just for them.

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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