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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Concern Grows over Swine Flu

Regional News Stories
Posted April 30, 2009

Health officials are fielding a growing number of calls from people concerned about swine flu or the H1N1 virus.

Hopes of Free Health Care Dashed by Swine Flu

Regional News Stories
Posted April 30, 2009

Time and effort - but not hope -- was lost by the cancellation of this weekend's free health clinic at the Cuayhogoa Co. Fairgrounds.

Commissioner Issues Med Mart Deadline to City Hall

Regional News Stories
Posted April 29, 2009

The commission has approved the financing, but not the site, for the proposed convention center and Medical Mart.

Pork Producers Say Pork is Safe to Eat

Regional News Stories
Posted April 29, 2009

Ohio pork producers want Ohioans to know that they will not get swine flu from eating pork.

Health Fair Organizer: Swine Flu Threat Had to Be Avoided

Regional News Stories
Posted April 29, 2009

The organizer of the cancelled health fair speaks to ideastream.

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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