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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Study: Minorities More Likely to Lack Health Insurance

Regional News Stories
Posted July 17, 2009

A new study by a group that advocates for universal health care shows minorities are more likely to be living without health insurance coverage.

Diabetes: The Constant Shadow

Regional News Stories
Posted July 17, 2009

Nearly 24 million Americans are living with diabetes, and 57 million more are at high risk for developing the disease.

Reporters’ Roundtable

The Sound of Ideas
Posted July 16, 2009

Hospitals Fear New State Budget Could Lead to Layoffs

Regional News Stories
Posted July 15, 2009

The Ohio Hospital Association says a provision in the budget will charge hospitals a fee that will amount to $145 million over the next few years.

The Buckeye Budget

The Buckeye Budget

The Sound of Ideas
Posted July 15, 2009

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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