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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

New Poll Says Majority of Ohioans Want Tax Increase to Fund Social Programs

Regional News Stories
Posted March 26, 2009

Advocates for the poor, the elderly, the mentally-ill, and abused children are pushing Ohio legislators to raise taxes so programs won't be cut.

Free Clinics Seek Volunteers

Regional News Stories
Posted March 25, 2009

The region's free clinics are reaching out to medical professionals to help care for the growing ranks of the uninsured.

Diabetes Association Pushes for Mandatory Coverage of Diabetes Supplies

Regional News Stories
Posted March 25, 2009

Ohio is one of four states in the country that does not require insurers to pay for diabetes supplies.

Writing Eye Glasses, Dentures, Even a Vasectomy off Your Taxes?

Regional News Stories
Posted March 24, 2009

The IRS allows for some surprising health-related tax deductions.

Area Hospitals Consider Regional Approach to Treating Cardiac Arrest Patients

Regional News Stories
Posted March 23, 2009

Cooling therapy has won a strong endorsement from the American Heart Association.

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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