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INSPIRE HEALTHY LIVING

Get Active – Habits for Massive Impact

on Nov. 21, 2016, at 6:35 a.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LIVING WELL IN MAINE

Five things you need to know about type 2 diabetes

on Nov. 21, 2016, at 5:11 a.m.
Brilliant warmth to you and yours this season!

Belfast Yoga Studio starts Holiday Session classes next week

By Susan Guthrie on Nov. 20, 2016, at 5:05 p.m.
RECOVERY ROCKS

Starting life over, sober: Relapse prevention

on Nov. 20, 2016, at 9:31 a.m.

American Red Cross urges blood donations over the holidays

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.
Eastern Maine Medical Center is seen Friday in Bangor.

Patient’s death by suicide at EMMC under investigation

By Jackie Farwell on Nov. 18, 2016, at 5:19 p.m.
The hospital reported the death to a state licensing board and a state program that tracks health care safety issues, according to an EMMC spokeswoman.

“Remembering Lyn Snow”

By Paula Jackson Jones on Nov. 18, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Checking off your holiday gift list? Check out this 10 Worst Toys list first

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 9:25 a.m.
World Against Toys Causing Harm just released its 2016 “10 Worst Toys” list. One item is a cuddly elephant pillow and another a doll that plays peek-a-boo. Hazardous? Yes. Find out why.
Bangor City Council Chairman Joe Baldacci chats at the end of a council meeting on Monday night.

Bangor methadone clinic ban might survive judge’s ruling

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:15 p.m.
City leaders say they think that the ordinance blocking expansion of a local methadone clinic might be tweaked to survive judicial scrutiny.
PAJAMAS, BOOKS, AND CHICKENS

Why I’m choosing Small Business Saturday for my holiday shopping

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
PHOTO: Pharmacists like Dustin Butler, PharmD, serve a key role in educating patients about the proper use of antibiotics

Antibiotics –Handle with Care

By Joanne Fortin on Nov. 17, 2016, at 11:02 a.m.
PHOTO left to right: Rebecca Michaud & daughter Alexandra with Dr. Christina Freston

Your Baby’s Future

By Joanne Fortin on Nov. 17, 2016, at 10:59 a.m.

Maine AllCare Downeast Event – an opportunity to learn

By Joe Lendvai on Nov. 17, 2016, at 10:49 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

St. Joseph’s College does more than deliver degrees. It also delivers free range turkeys (and some Thanksgiving recipes)

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.
Guess where we’re getting our Thanksgiving turkey this year. From St. Joseph’s College! And they’re also sharing some of their Thanksgiving recipes.
CREATIVE HEALTH

Why is Creating Art a Healing Process and When Can You Start?

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 8:45 a.m.
A sign protesting a North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access adorns the bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina, in this May 2016 file photo.

Transgender Mainers face uncertain, ‘nervous’ future

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:33 a.m.
Transgender Mainers and their supporters will gather across the state on Sunday for a day of remembrance, hoping to find solidarity and comfort as they cope with fear.
SEE YOU LIGHTER

Thanksgiving eating and losing

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.

NMMC Recognized for Outstanding Performance

By Joanne Fortin on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:25 p.m.
Artist Frank Manzo guides EMMC employee Liam Buenrostro, cafeteria attendant, Food and Nutrition, in placing the first thumbprint on canvas.

EMMC Collaborative Art Piece Created by Employees Unveiled

By emmc on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

How much water should I drink every day and why?

on Nov. 16, 2016, at 10:36 a.m.
How much water should you drink every day? Why is it important to get enough liquids? Does it always have to be water?