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Health

I’m mad as hell, and I’m not gonna take it any more!

I don’t know about you, but I’m mad as hell about our national politics, and I’m not gonna take it any more! Well, it felt good to get that off my chest! But I also felt my pulse and blood pressure go up, and my stress level shot through the …

Alison Webb
Living

What has the NEA done for you recently?

America would hardly be a cultural wasteland without the NEA. In fact I doubt anyone would notice it was gone.

Carol Douglas

Watch Me Paint
7:46 am Monday, January 23, 2017

Health

Zebrafish may hold the answer to why early life stress can make you sick when you’re an adult

Scientists at MDI Biological Laboratory are using zebrafish to figure out exactly what happens when embryos are exposed to elevated levels of stress hormones.

Diane Atwood

Catching Health
6:00 am Monday, January 23, 2017

Health

Zebrafish may hold the answer to why early life stress can make you sick when you’re an adult

Scientists at MDI Biological Laboratory are using zebrafish to figure out exactly what happens when embryos are exposed to elevated levels of stress hormones.

Diane Atwood

Catching Health
6:00 am Monday, January 23, 2017

Mines have wrecked spectacular sport fisheries

Macauley Lord said it best at a State House press conference outlining key environmental issues for this legislative session. Speaking about his concern over mining in Maine, Macauley said, “I can tell you that Maine has some of the best places to fish in the world.  We have a high …

George Smith

George's Outdoor News
5:00 am Monday, January 23, 2017

Sports

Penske-ized Snowmobile Racer at Caribou Snow Drags

Episode 196 January 22, 2017 What Does It Take To Prepare For Snowmobile Drag Races? I was curious what it requires to change a modern grass drag race sled for snow-covered drag races. I spent an afternoon with John Holmquist picking his brain about preparation, set up, testing, and what …

Tom Hale

Up North Motorsports
11:49 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017

Food

Gluten Free Cosmetics, Toiletries and Beauty Brands

Gluten is in more than just food and drink.  Unfortunately, gluten is also used in a lot of toiletries and cosmetics products.  This is not something to get alarmed about, because unless you get skin reactions to gluten, there is not a lot of evidence that suggest celiac and gluten …

Chloe Dyer

Gluten Free ME
10:19 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017

State

A snowy, icy nor’easter bears down on Maine

For the third time in the past few weeks, Maine is in the cross hairs of a mixed precipitation event. Accumulating snow, sleet, ice, rain and wind will be thrown at the state beginning Monday night and won’t completely leave the state until Wednesday morning. My previous update set the …

Mike Haggett

Pine Tree Weather
8:23 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017

Opinion

From Internationalism to Realism, at what Cost?

President Donald Trump’s inaugural speech was concrete and to the point, and in the case of Foreign Policy it delineated a shift away from Internationalism and toward a nationalist Realist approach. By declaring that, “from this day forward, a new vision will govern our land,” he was telling the American …

Stefano Tijerina

The Glocal
2:06 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017

Sports

Offense Wins Games, Defense Wins Championships: Really?

This past Wednesday evening I went to Corinth to witness a key Class B boys basketball showdown as the Hermon Hawks came to town to take on the Central Red Devils.  Hermon parlayed a dominant defensive effort into a decisive second half run for the 47-31 victory in the battle …

Bob Beatham

The Press Box
2:00 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017

Portland

Peaceful protest in Portland

Yesterday my husband, daughter, and I joined approximately ten-thousand men and women from across Maine as they peacefully protested in Portland in solidarity with people around the globe in their advocacy for the rights of women, LGBTQIA, immigrants, the disabled, and other minority groups.  My nine-month-old daughter doesn’t know it …

Hailee Morin

Maine Mommy Musings
1:57 pm Sunday, January 22, 2017