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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Frontline Documentary Follows Mentally Ill in and out of Prison

Regional News Stories
Posted April 27, 2009

An upcoming PBS documentary about the prevalence of mental illness among the nation's incarcerated citizens focuses on Ohio prisons.

MetroHealth Prepared if Swine Flu Breaks Locally

Regional News Stories
Posted April 27, 2009

The Ohio Department of Health has also established an information line for people with Swine Flu questions. It is:1-866-800-1404

Biomedical Industry Growing In NE Ohio

Regional News Stories
Posted April 27, 2009

The region's marketing group Team NEO says the biomedical industry has gained a solid foothold in Northeast Ohio over the past five years.

Research Shows Diabetes Risk Begins Before Birth

Regional News Stories
Posted April 27, 2009

A new study by doctors at Metro Health Medical Center shows that being overweight while pregnant can have long term health consequences for the baby.

Free Medical Clinic Opens This Weekend

Regional News Stories
Posted April 27, 2009

Doctors from around the state have banded together to share their services this weekend with those in need -- no charge, and no questions asked.

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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