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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Cardiac Arrest Therapy Stops Regional Cooperation

Regional News Stories
Posted March 23, 2009

A potentially life-saving treatment when a heart stops beating is on hold in Cleveland because of a disagreement among heart doctors.

Cuyahoga County And MMPI “Agree in Principle” to Convention Center and Medical Mart Project

Regional News Stories
Posted March 19, 2009

Cuyahoga County and Merchandise Mart Properties have reached another benchmark in their plan for a new Convention Center and Medical Mart.

Doctors Drop Medicaid to Maintain Bottom Line

Regional News Stories
Posted March 19, 2009

Fewer and fewer doctors are accepting Medicaid patients, causing many to wonder who will provide their care. Gretchen Cuda reports.

Proposal Would Toughen Enforcement of Ohio’s Seatbelt Law

Regional News Stories
Posted March 16, 2009

That's among the measures up for debate this week.

More Ohio Children Receiving Health Insurance

Regional News Stories
Posted March 16, 2009

Compared to 2004, Ohio now has fewer children without medical insurance, but more adults without coverage.

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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