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Eastern Maine Medical Center Welcomes New Urologist

By emmc on April 27, 2017, at 8:32 a.m.
VITAL SIGNS

Is Question 2 driving doctors out of Maine?

on April 27, 2017, at 7 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Pan Seared Salmon with Citrus Beurre Blanc, compliments of Fuel

on April 27, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Here’s a delicious recipe for seared salmon from the popular French restaurant Fuel. It’s also wicked good for you!
VITAL SIGNS

Tick researchers found Powassan virus in these Maine towns

on April 26, 2017, at 7 p.m.
VITAL SIGNS

Tick researchers found Powassan virus in these Maine towns

on April 26, 2017, at 7 p.m.

Elephant tranquilizer is the latest lethal addition to the heroin epidemic

By Lynh Bui, The Washington Post on April 26, 2017, at 5:50 p.m.
A substance used to tranquilize elephants that is 100 times more potent than the drug that killed Prince is hitting a growing list of communities nationwide who have reported fatal overdoses.
Makenna Pelletier with her parents, Danielle and Chad Pelletier.

Benefit dinner to help Fort Kent toddler fighting brain tumor

on April 26, 2017, at 4:51 p.m.
THE LYME LIFE

The Fight for Lyme is All Around Us

on April 26, 2017, at 4:17 p.m.
PHOTO: Employees in all healthcare roles make up the patient experience. Left to right –Benson Ouellette, Cardiopulmonary; Ronda Dionne, Materials Management; Sharon Saucier, Health Information; Renita Dill, Laboratory

Celebrating Patient Experience Week

By Joanne Fortin on April 26, 2017, at 11:45 a.m.
PHOTO left to right: Shantelle Guimond, Leslie Labonte, Sarah Levesque, Kelly Lausier

Live Life to its Fullest

By Joanne Fortin on April 26, 2017, at 11:41 a.m.

The downside to drinking flavored water

By Ellie Krieger, The Washington Post on April 26, 2017, at 6:31 a.m.
A beverage’s pH is the main determinant of its potential to erode teeth.
CATCHING HEALTH

What’s more dangerous, tanning sprays or tanning beds?

on April 26, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Tanning beds are risky, but what about tanning sprays? Pathologist Dr. Katy Linskey gives us the answer.

MDI Hospital Offers Free Diabetes Prevention Program

By Bethany Roberge on April 25, 2017, at 5:08 p.m.

MDI Hospital Meets $1 Million Challenge Grant Goal to Replace Emergency Generator

By Bethany Roberge on April 25, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
The Behavioral Health Center on Court Street in Bangor.

More than 4,000 patients at risk in hacking of Bangor psychiatric center

By Jackie Farwell on April 25, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
A hacker stole personal information belonging to more than 4,000 patients of a local psychiatric practice, including medical details and Social Security numbers.

Mabel Wadsworth Center 22nd Annual Celebration and Auction

By Aubrae Filipiak on April 25, 2017, at 12:12 p.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LIVING WELL IN MAINE

Who cares about harm reduction?

on April 25, 2017, at 10:37 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Dread growing old? It’s time to get a move on!

on April 25, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
Feeling old? Not as strong or agile or flexible as you once were? Take it from me and a couple of experts, get a move on and you’ll feel a whole lot better.
CATCHING HEALTH

Dread growing old? It’s time to get a move on

on April 25, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
Feeling old? Not as strong or agile or flexible as you once were? Take it from me and a couple of experts, get a move on and you’ll feel a whole lot better.
#HEALTHYREGION

How this Maine doctor reversed course after realizing his prescriptions hooked people on opioids

on April 25, 2017, at 9:17 a.m.
“I was intent on reducing the painful suffering of my patients, and too unaware of the suffering that might develop if my pills were used inappropriately.”