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NetWellness & ideastream: LifeGiving: Transplant Stories

- a new kind of partnership -

ideastream in collaboration with NetWellness and other multimedia partners presents LIfeGiving: Stories of Transplantation

NetWellness and ideastream are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Through this partnership, you will be able to watch and listen as ideastream brings you the latest information through their radio and television programs, and NetWellness gives you added in-depth information from Ohio's three medical research universities.

Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. ideastream is a non-profit public broadcasting organization including WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV and other educational and public service media. Be Well: LIfeGiving: Transplant Stories is part of ideastream’s ongoing multiple-media coverage on important health issues presented in collaboration with The Plain Dealer and NetWellness. Through this partnership, you will be able to explore ideastream’s programs as NetWellness puts in-depth information at your fingertips. 

LIfeGiving: Stories of Transplantation

At any one time, over 100,000 people across the United States are waiting for life-saving organ transplants and on average each day, 18 of them die. Every 10 minutes another person is placed on the transplant waiting list. There are simply not enough organs to meet the demand. Over half the people waiting for an organ transplant in Ohio are in Northeast Ohio. But the region falls below the state average when it comes to the number of people registered as donors.

ideastream presents multimedia coverage focused on organ and tissue donation and transplantation- stories about people and families that give life and others that receive it.

Learn more about LifeGiving: Transplant Stories and find additional in-depth information from NetWellness here:

Additional programming is available on ideastream's websites: WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN.

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Last Reviewed: Feb 24, 2014