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Two Mainers who recently visited Caribbean sickened by chikungunya virus

Two Maine residents who recently traveled to the Caribbean returned home with the chikungunya virus, marking the state’s first cases of the mosquito-borne infection in …
These household products, among many others, contain chemicals call phthalates, which are potentially toxic.
POLL QUESTION

Dozens call on Maine to regulate chemicals found in plastic household products

AUGUSTA, Maine — More than 70 people called on the LePage administration Tuesday to require disclosure of potentially dangerous chemicals commonly found in consumer products. …
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Heart Palpitations. What Are They? Ask Dr. T.

Palpitations are feelings that your heart is skipping a beat, fluttering or beating too hard or too fast. You may have these feelings in your …
Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, smiles as the crowd applauds in Portland on Tuesday where she was honored by the state's pre-eminent conservative think tank, the Maine Heritage Policy Center.
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Maine Heritage Policy Center honors DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew

PORTLAND, Maine — Mary Mayhew, the controversial commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, was honored Tuesday by the state’s pre-eminent conservative think …

Expert panel recommends sweeping overhaul of doctor training system

An expert panel recommended Tuesday completely overhauling the way government pays for the training of doctors, saying the current $15 billion system is failing to …
AFTER THE COUCH (blog)

Baby Runs makes her world debut

One week after we planned (she takes after her mother's side of the family), Felicity Jean Reaves was born on Monday, July 21 2014 at 11:27 p.m.
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THAT VEGAN THING

Where's the beef? Not in these burgers.

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LIFE ACADIA

Cormorants are not ninja loons.

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HEALTH UNSURANCE

Affordable Care Act: after retirement, when to go to the exchange

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CATCHING HEALTH

Heart Palpitations. What Are They? Ask Dr. T.

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ROOTED IN ME

It's a breastfeeding flash mob

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AFTER THE COUCH

Baby Runs makes her world debut

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SOONER OR LIGHTER

Losing Weight Isn't a Do-It-Yourself Project

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MAINE FOCUS

Pain as the fifth vital sign: VA initiative reshaped treatment approaches

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ON THE PLUS SIDE

Baby's First Mammogram

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GYM CLASS DROPOUT

Fitness hoarding: Can you do it all?

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LOVE NURSING

An important few moments in time

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RECOVERY ROCKS

Maine’s Best Weapon Against Drug Abuse is COMMUNITY

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VITAL SIGNS

Vital Signs: Dueling rulings over Obamacare subsidies

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THE ACCIDENTAL HOARDER

To Gain Cooperation – Increase Your People Skills

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HEALTH EVENTS

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COPD & Exercise Workshop with Senior Fitness Instructor Robin Maginn

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ON THE PLUS SIDE (blog)

Baby’s First Mammogram

Gentlemen, this post is not for you. You can read it, but you're moving forward at your own risk.

Children’s packed lunches often fall short of dietary guidelines

NEW YORK — Packed lunches that children bring from home …

Elaine Brody, pioneer of gerontology, dies at 91

Elaine M. Brody interviewed old people for admission to a …
RECOVERY ROCKS (blog)

Maine’s Best Weapon Against Drug Abuse is COMMUNITY

Jackie Farwell’s recent article thoroughly explains why prescription monitoring efforts …
GYM CLASS DROPOUT (blog)

Fitness hoarding: Can you do it all?

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