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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Living with an Ostomy

Regional News Stories
Posted September 24, 2009

One of the consequences of colon cancer for some is an ostomy. Over one million Americans have to use them and get care from specialty nurses.

Tuesday Checkup: Second HPV Vaccine Poised For FDA Approval

Regional News Stories
Posted September 22, 2009

New vaccine guards against cervical cancer.

Health Forum Attracts Hundreds

Regional News Stories
Posted September 21, 2009

The forum was called "What's In It For You?" and featured six panelists, who told personal tales of insurance-caused hardships.

Free flu shots available to Clevelanders

Regional News Stories
Posted September 21, 2009

Cleveland is giving out free flu shots for the regular flu to city residents.

Voinovich Believes Bipartisan Health Care Bill Still Possible

Regional News Stories
Posted September 21, 2009

Senator George Voinovich says he likes much of what the Democrats have put into a health care proposal, but he won't support increasing the deficit.

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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