Health

 

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Coaching

By Ken Gross on Nov. 26, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.

Power is no problem for vegan athletes

By Kristen Hartke, Washington Post on Nov. 26, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
“The biggest and strongest animals on the planet — elephants, gorillas, rhinos — are herbivores.”

New HIV vaccine trial, the first in years, to begin

By Ryan Lenora Brown and Lenny Bernstein, Washington Post on Nov. 26, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
“If this study shows efficacy … this would be a tectonic, historic event for HIV.”
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Winter diet tips, when to scrimp and when to splurge on calories

on Nov. 26, 2016, at 5:11 a.m.

Biddeford, Saco seek applicants for opiate initiative coordinator

By Alan Bennett, Journal Tribune on Nov. 25, 2016, at 5:14 p.m.
The Saco Biddeford Opiate Outreach Initiative is an effort to help addicts into community-based treatment, medically assisted treatment, recovery and support services.

Mood Foods

By Ken Gross on Nov. 25, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.

Brain Injury Voices

By Ken Gross on Nov. 25, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.

Midcoast Stroke Support Group

By Ken Gross on Nov. 25, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.

NAMI Bangor Open House & Speakers’ Night

By Jon Ferreira on Nov. 25, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.

Depression does not have to be part of the ‘normal’ aging process

By Julia Bayly on Nov. 25, 2016, at 1:04 p.m.
Depression is a real and often misdiagnosed condition among Maine’s aging population, according to those who work with the state’s elderly population.
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Let’s talk about eating disorders — what they are and how they can be treated

on Nov. 25, 2016, at 6 a.m.
The holidays are especially tough for someone with an eating disorder. Learn about the most common eating disorders and what to do if you’re worried you or someone you know has one.

Juno says two more patients die in leukemia drug trial

By Natalie Grover, Reuters on Nov. 24, 2016, at 7:09 a.m.
Juno Therapeutics Inc. said two more patients had died after suffering brain swelling during a trial of its experimental genetically engineered leukemia drug, bringing the total up to five.
CATCHING HEALTH

Honey apple torte: A recipe for Thanksgiving

on Nov. 24, 2016, at 6 a.m.
This honey apple torte recipe always gets high marks in my family. Technically, it’s a dessert but I confess, I just had a slice for breakfast.
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No wonder they call the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday

on Nov. 24, 2016, at 5:21 a.m.

New law restricts amount of opioid prescriptions in Maine

By CBS 13 on Nov. 23, 2016, at 7:17 p.m.
A new law takes effect in January 2017 to restrict the amount of opioid prescriptions in Maine.

American Red Cross seeks blood and platelet donation

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.

Bangor World AIDS Day events

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
RECOVERY ROCKS

Please have faith in me and my recovery

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
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Please have faith in me

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 9:18 a.m.
PHOTO: Left to right: Swing Unit patients, Rena Labbe and Margaret Levesque led by Stacy Theriault C.N.A., second row, assembling Giving Bags

NMMC Employees Give Back

By Joanne Fortin on Nov. 23, 2016, at 7:45 a.m.