Be Well is ideastream's coverage of Northeast Ohio health and wellness issues.
Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine During Ramadan Raises Questions For Muslims
Does getting the vaccine break your fast? That's a question some Islamic scholars have weighed in on. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/getting-the-covid-19-vaccine-during-ramadan-raises-questions-for-muslims.
Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Being Offered At Cleveland Wolstein Mass Clinic
Those interested in receiving the one-dose shot can now get it at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland next week. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/johnson-johnson-vaccines-being-offered-at-cleveland-wolstein-mass-clinic.
Will We Ever Achieve Herd Immunity Now That Vaccine Rates Are Declining?
Public health officials weigh in on whether herd immunity is realistic with vaccinations slowing down. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/will-we-ever-achieve-herd-immunity-now-that-vaccine-rates-are-declining.
In Rural Ohio, Misinformation and Lack Of Interest Fuel Vaccine Hesitancy
Some rural Northeast Ohio counties are reporting vaccination rates well below the statewide average of 40 percent. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/in-rural-ohio-misinformation-and-lack-of-interest-fuel-vaccine-hesitancy.
Cleveland Researchers Test New Way to Detect Prostate Cancer Without Biopsy
CWRU researchers have a new tool to analyze possibly cancerous tumors with MRIs instead of invasive biopsies. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cleveland-researchers-test-new-way-to-detect-prostate-cancer-without-biopsy.
Study: When COVID-19 Hit NE Ohio, It Mutated Quickly To Infect More People
In a new study from Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University experts found COVID-19 weakens as it spreads. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/study-when-covid-19-hit-ne-ohio-it-mutated-quickly-to-infect-more-people.