By Peter R. Orszag, Bloomberg on July 26, 2016, at 4:20 p.m.
The most promising and practical path forward is to set up a cascading array of “bundled payments” — that is, all-inclusive reimbursement for specific episodes of care.
By Maia Zewert, Lincoln County News on July 26, 2016, at 11:58 a.m.
The Damariscotta Board of Selectmen upheld its decision to deny Inn Along the Way tax-exempt status for a portion of its 31-acre property.
SOONER OR LIGHTER
on July 26, 2016, at 6:27 a.m.
I’m delighted to have a guest author today! David Jester, author of the BDN blog, To New England…and Beyond, and firefighterwithapen, shares a frustration that anybody whose body isn’t a clothing industry standard shape and size, and who has tried to find clothing that looks good and fits well, understands. Men’s big …
HOW DO YOU LIVE WITH DYING?
on July 26, 2016, at 4:02 a.m.
My dog Dodger, the one I complain about, the one I pretend not to love, is a rescue dog. He was found abandoned in the woods by a local police department. When I met him he was in an old barn in a crate. It took just a minute, love …
SOONER OR LIGHTER
on July 25, 2016, at 5:26 p.m.
Most people have heard the weight loss formula. If you haven’t, here it is: eat less + move more = weight loss The summer brings some challenges to putting this formula into action, especially when the weather gets hot. These tips help keep you active and on track but more …
By Lena H. Sun, The Washington Post on July 25, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging pregnant women who may have been exposed to the Zika virus to be tested for up to 14 days after their symptoms begin — a longer period than the agency previously recommended.
SOONER OR LIGHTER
on July 25, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
It’s agricultural fair season in Maine! It’s a Maine tradition that should never be missed! There’s so much to see and do at the fairs. 2016 Schedule of Maine Fairs And so much to eat! Traditional faire at the fair includes the fatty favorites: Funnel Cakes! French Fries! Sausage Sandwiches …
By Julie Hixson on July 25, 2016, at 12:57 p.m.
Machias – Down East Community Hospital’s Capital Campaign began in January of 2016. The hospital received a $4,000,000 USDA loan and then set out to raise $1.5 million with a capital campaign. On Wednesday, July 20, community and staff came out to be part of the historic ground breaking ceremony …
on July 25, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
We love the sun, but too much can make you (and your pets) sick. Stay cool and learn about heat-related illnesses, their symptoms and what to do.
on July 25, 2016, at 10:35 a.m.
Ryan’s personal story isn’t about how he got lost in the depths of opioid use disorder but an honest account of his challenges and triumphs in treatment and recovery, the support of his family, the love for his daughter, and his focus on getting an education and starting a new job.
on July 25, 2016, at 8:45 a.m.
When I was in graduate school for music therapy we were required to see a therapist of our own, and it was recommended to see a creative arts therapist of some kind. While I was interning at a hospital, I began weekly visits with a dance therapist in upper Manhattan. …
on July 25, 2016, at 7:40 a.m.
I had the pleasure of meeting two truly remarkable people this evening. My wife, future daughter in law and I were having dinner at Fiddleheads (seriously the best restaurant in Maine). A charming gentleman at the next table struck up a conversation with us. I’d noticed him earlier, relishing a …
By Barbara Quinn, The Monterey County Herald (TNS) on July 24, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
With each positive choice — one stray weed at a time — we make room for habits that produce strong and vibrant lives.
GYM CLASS DROPOUT
on July 24, 2016, at 9:16 a.m.
Are your opponents trying to take you down? (Psst: yes, they are, whether you know it or not.) Do you have a battle strategy, so you can ensure victory against them (and, more importantly, victory for yourself)? Here’s the truth: There’s always going to be something that’s going to try to trip …
By Ken Gross on July 23, 2016, at 4:19 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., Camden, ME For more information: 207-236-3440; librarycamden.org/event/shamanism-august-8/ Presentation by Susan Bakaley Marshall and Chris Marshall, hosted by Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
By Eric M. Johnson, Reuters on July 23, 2016, at 10:05 a.m.
The 4-1 decision marks a long-awaited victory for Planned Parenthood and other abortion-rights advocates in Alaska who argued the 2010 law violates the privacy of pregnant teens.
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on July 23, 2016, at 9:50 a.m.
The Maine meteorologists have been talking a lot about the “Triple Hs” lately and why wouldn’t they? It’s summer and H•H•H goes with the territory. I’m talking about Hot, Hazy, and Humid, of course, but there’s a fourth H they never mention. Hangry! Dealing with weather described as the triple …
on July 22, 2016, at 5:58 p.m.
At just after five in the morning, a bus pulls into the park-and-ride lot at the intersection of Odlin Road and Interstate 395 on the outskirts of Bangor. About a dozen people emerge from their cars and board the bus. The driver seems to recognize them all – they are …
By Anthony Brino on July 22, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
After a 10-day notice, TAMC nurses represented by the Maine State Nurses Association began the strike at 6:45 a.m. Friday.
on July 22, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
ST. AGATHA, Maine — Despite never needing the service, Darold Trainor, from Long Lake in St Agatha, left much of his estate to LifeFlight, Maine’s critical care air ambulance. His close friend and personal representative, Norma Michaud, presented a check for $80,000 to the crew of LifeFlight during a recent trip to Eastern …