Stories about asthma
By The Associated Press, on June 08, 2012, at 9:27 a.m.
HYDERABAD, India — Tens of thousands of asthma-sufferers mobbed a southern Indian stadium Friday to swallow live sardines smeared with a yellow herbal paste they believe will cure their breathing problems. Despite doctors’ criticism, the Goud family has drawn throngs of people for years with a secret fish and herbal …
By Sharon Kiley Mack on Oct. 12, 2010, at 1:06 p.m.
MILBRIDGE, Maine — About 2 a.m. one morning, Beth Hartford bolted out of bed and awakened her husband. “It’s in there,” she told him. “I know it is in there.” Brent Hartford cut a hole in a bedroom wall and discovered his wife was right — mold was growing inside …
By Meg Haskell on Sept. 14, 2010, at 11:28 p.m.
Nationwide, about half of all prescription drugs purchased go to waste when patients die, have an allergic reaction or simply decide they don’t want to take the medication their …
By David S. Proffitt on Aug. 02, 2010, at 5:52 p.m.
Much of the mental health service delivery system architecture was built in the last century when thinking about mental illness was much different from today.
By Diana Bowley on July 20, 2010, at 1:06 a.m.
When she was a physical education teacher, Jeannette Morrill used to urge her students to exercise for good health.
By Meg Haskell on Sept. 10, 2008, at 11:08 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell, a native of Water-ville, has accomplished a lot in his high-profile career, including sponsoring landmark federal environmental legislation, helping to bring peace to war-torn Northern Ireland and overseeing a comprehensive investigation into the use of steroids by Major League Base-ball players.