Health

 
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services used federal funds in 2015 to pay for services for seniors and residents with disabilities even though federal law restricted the use of those funds to services for children and their families.

Report: Children gain health insurance in rest of U.S., but lose it in Maine

By Jackie Farwell on June 13, 2017, at 4:21 p.m.
The increase in Maine stands in stark contrast to the rest of the country, where the average rate of uninsured children has dropped significantly.

3 easy steps to becoming a Red Cross summer blood donor

on June 13, 2017, at 3:50 p.m.

NMMC Partners with Medical School

By Joanne Fortin on June 13, 2017, at 1:50 p.m.

Addiction in the Family – Monthly Support Group for Families

By Karen Foley on June 13, 2017, at 1:03 p.m.

Authors Kevin Mannix and Linda Rota Speak in Ellsworth Falls Church

By ellsworthfallsucc on June 13, 2017, at 12:25 p.m.
Students participate in Project SHIFA in Auburn.

Being a student immigrant takes a heavy mental toll. Maine schools are trying to help.

By Robbie Feinberg, Maine Public on June 13, 2017, at 9:12 a.m.
When Fair Charles arrived in Portland from her home country of Uganda in sixth grade, she tried to fit in and learn a new language. But she said she always ended up feeling like an outsider.
RECOVERY ROCKS

Can I still drink?

on June 13, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
SEE YOU LIGHTER

Don’t do this to anybody who wants to lose weight

on June 13, 2017, at 6:14 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

A man’s guide to a happy, healthy and long life

on June 13, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Men — this podcast is all about you! We want you to have a long and healthy life, so we’ve got lots of useful tips for you. It’s because we love you AND it’s Men’s Health Week.
VITAL SIGNS

More evidence that Mainers can’t handle the heat

on June 13, 2017, at 5 a.m.
VITAL SIGNS

More evidence that Mainers can’t handle the heat

on June 13, 2017, at 5 a.m.
Hampden police display Narcan they used to revive an unresponsive man in 2016.

Pharmacists may soon be able to sell Narcan without a prescription

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 13, 2017, at 3 a.m.
Legislators endorsed an emergency bill designed to fix a stalled law to allow pharmacists to sell opiate overdose antidotes over the counter without a prescription.
Dr. John Joseph shares sobering statistics for pre-hospital survival

Make a Difference -Save a Life

By Joanne Fortin on June 12, 2017, at 12:03 p.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Breaking news: Men are not invincible

on June 12, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Men, on average, are less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than women. Here are some tips that are designed to help level the playing field.
CATCHING HEALTH

Breaking news: Men are not invincible

on June 12, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Men, on average, are less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than women. Here are some tips that are designed to help level the playing field.
SEE YOU LIGHTER

How can you find the best way for you to lose weight

on June 12, 2017, at 5:34 a.m.

Angela Brodie, scientist who helped make major advances in breast cancer treatment, dies at 82

By Adam Bernstein, The Washington Post on June 10, 2017, at 9:06 a.m.
Angela Brodie, an English-born scientist whose seminal research into a compound that blocks estrogen production helped generate a new class of drugs to treat breast cancer and was credited with saving thousands of lives, died June 7 at her home in Fulton, Maryland. She was 82.
SLOWER TRAFFIC

First there is a Fountain, then there is no Fountain, then…?

on June 10, 2017, at 8:27 a.m.
POLL QUESTION

Medicaid cuts disproportionately harm rural areas, study finds

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on June 10, 2017, at 7:25 a.m.
More than 130,000 Maine children rely on Medicaid.
HEALTHIER YOU

12 steps to make home cooking super easy

on June 10, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
Restaurant food is expensive, high in calories, fat and sodium and doesn’t save you any time. Learn how to make your own tasty meals to nourish you and your family while saving money and time.