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These household products, among many others, contain chemicals call phthalates, which are potentially toxic.
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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. …
Cannabis from Brigid Farms was shown at the Home Grown Maine Medical Marijuana Trade Show at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor last April.

‘This is medicine’: Maine nurse practitioners can recommend marijuana starting Aug. 1

PORTLAND, Maine — Nurse practitioners in Maine can legally certify patients to use medical cannabis beginning Friday. Nurse practitioners will join physicians as medical professionals …
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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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‘Law and Order’ producer to speak at MDI hospital meeting

BAR HARBOR, Maine — He is not known for producing medical dramas, but a well-known television producer will have a starring role with the local …

Prescription tracking at 10: Maine police, doctors, lawmakers disagree on more stringent monitoring, even as drug abuse picture improves

Part 2 of a 2-part series Brent Gallant will never forget the moment that launched his 15 years of prescription drug addiction. “I remember the …
A sizable crowd shops at the Bangor Farmers' Market in this June 2012 file photo.
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More farmers markets accepting SNAP this season

On Sundays, the farmers market in Bangor bustles with customers. Brilliant yellow squash, rich red beets, fresh green lettuces and a rainbow of other fruits …
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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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HEALTH UNSURANCE

Health Savings Account plans: not a bargain?

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MAINE FOCUS

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

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LIFE ACADIA

Surely feels like camping

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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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ROOTED IN ME

If dreams came true

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CATCHING HEALTH

Why You Shouldn't Use Hydrogen Peroxide on a Cut

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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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THAT VEGAN THING

Like Curry, Couscous and Apples? Then Try This Out.

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THE ACCIDENTAL HOARDER

To Gain Cooperation – Increase Your People Skills

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HEALTH EVENTS

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Genome research reviewed at College of the Atlantic

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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 …
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.
GYM CLASS DROPOUT (blog)

Fitness hoarding: Can you do it all?

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5 Step Plan to End Emotional Eating

Maine to receive $1.8M in health insurance rebates

Health insurers will send out about $330 million in rebates …
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Extreme Weight Loss makes me want to do handsprings

Dust got in my eyes when I watched Extreme Weight …
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