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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Tuesday Checkup: Cancer Drugs Offer Benefits But Are Costly

Regional News Stories
Posted June 30, 2009

Even many patients who have health insurance, pay hundreds or thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Medical Mart Still On Track, Proponents Say

Regional News Stories
Posted June 29, 2009

Key players in the deal to build a new convention center and medical Mart in downtown Cleveland say the project is on track to break ground.

Cost Issue Stalls Health Partnership for the Poor

Regional News Stories
Posted June 29, 2009

Cuyahoga County health providers have been unable to put together a county-wide health program for the poor and uninsured after two years work.

Nursing Home Lobbyists Wary of Strickland’s Budget

Regional News Stories
Posted June 26, 2009

Lobbyists for Ohio's nursing homes are worried that more than 20 percent of facilities in the state will lose $500,000 over two years.

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.

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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