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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Why Do Cancer Drugs Cost So Much?

Why Do Cancer Drugs Cost So Much?

The Sound of Ideas
Posted September 25, 2009

Surviving Stage IV Colon Cancer

Regional News Stories
Posted September 25, 2009

As part of this week's special coverage of colon cancer ideastream's Katie Baker has this audio postcard about living with cancer.

One Million Americans Live Without A Functioning Colon

Regional News Stories
Posted September 24, 2009

ideastream®'s Eric Wellman speaks with Tom Fuerst of Shaker Heights about some of the life changes he's had to make.

The Future of Colonoscopy

The Future of Colonoscopy

Regional News Stories
Posted September 24, 2009

If everyone over 50 had a colonoscopy, it could cut deaths from colon cancer by more than two thirds - so why don't they? Gretchen Cuda has the story

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.

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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