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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Ohioans Likely to Vote on Board to Oversee the State’s Farm Industry

Regional News Stories
Posted June 25, 2009

The Ohio house passed a plan to allow the ballot issue yesterday and the Ohio Senate is expected to do the same later today.

Tracking the Comeback of the Cuyahoga

Regional News Stories
Posted June 22, 2009

Forty years after it famously caught on fire, the Cuyahoga river has made a big comback.

RTA Bus Operator Confirmed Having H1N1 Virus

Regional News Stories
Posted June 19, 2009

The Cuyahoga County Board of Health has confirmed that an RTA bus operator has tested positive for the H1N1 (swine flu) virus.

Fatherhood Conference Offers Support To Dads

Regional News Stories
Posted June 19, 2009

This was the fifth year for the Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Conference, but the first collaboration with the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood.

The State of Ohio

Proposed Nuclear Power Plant in Ohio

State of Ohio
Posted June 19, 2009

Health problems are a leading cause of family financial stress. And that was the topic for four experts in health care reform at the Columbus Metropolitan Club this week – Bill Hayes with the Health Policy Institute, Rob Edmund with the Ohio Business Roundtable, Doug Anderson with Ohio Department of Insurance and Cathy Levine at the Health Care Action Network. The panel debated Ohio’s relative health when it comes to health insurance, and what needs to be considered when it comes to changing the current system.

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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

Northeast Ohio Free Health Screenings Map

Northeast Ohio Free Health Screenings Map

This list of screenings is free and include some or all of the following obesity-related tests: blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index and cholesterol.

Health Headlines

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