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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Tuesday Checkup: Electronic Cigarettes Grow in Popularity

Regional News Stories
Posted July 21, 2009

The industry says they're a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, but there is little research to back that up.

The Sour on Sweet: The Coming Diabetes Epidemic

Regional News Stories
Posted July 21, 2009

ideastream health reporter Gretchen Cuda tells us what's behind the troubling rise in type 2 diabetes

Federal Stimulus and Increased Donations Help Meet Food Bank Demand

Regional News Stories
Posted July 21, 2009

Ohio's food banks are benefiting from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - commonly known as the federal stimulus bill.

Senate Democrats Oppose Public Insurance Option As Requirement For Themselves

Regional News Stories
Posted July 20, 2009

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown comes under fire for his voting record on one key aspect of Obama's proposed health care overhaul.

Obama To Bring Health Care Debate To Shaker Heights

Regional News Stories
Posted July 20, 2009

As partisan wrangling over the shape of healthcare legislation continues in Washington, President Obama plans to bring the debate to Northeast Ohio

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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