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Recent Health Coverage from ideastream

Fed Report: Manufacturing Struggles, Health And Education Keep Growing

Regional News Stories
Posted September 24, 2014

Even with the Great Recession, health and education jobs are on the uptick.

Art Interprets Alzheimers, Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival and Dr. Michael Ryan

Art Interprets Alzheimers, Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival and Dr. Michael Ryan

The Sound of Applause
Posted September 24, 2014

Dee Perry speaks with photographer Herb Ascherman and sculptor George Roby about the exhibit Art Interprets Alzheimers on view now at The Valley Art Center in Chagrin Falls. Plus we preview this year's Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival and spotlight one of the short films - Re {FRESH} – it takes a village. And The Cleveland Museum of Natural History's Dr. Michael Ryan discusses the frozen bones of dinosaurs from the poles as he gets ready for his Explorer series lecture Friday night.

Gay Parents and Children

Gay Parents and Children

The Sound of Ideas
Posted September 23, 2014

Many families have parents or children who identify as LGBTI. What unique issues do they face?

Anti-Abortion Activists Hope to Bring Back ‘Heartbeat Bill’

Regional News Stories
Posted September 17, 2014

Backers of a bill that would ban abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected are not giving up their fight to get it passed.

Physical Punishment for Children: Right or Wrong?

Physical Punishment for Children: Right or Wrong?

The Sound of Ideas
Posted September 17, 2014

We ask the question, is it ever right to strike a child?

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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