Stories about Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems


Winter is the time to move and improve

By Meg Haskell on Feb. 21, 2011, at 6:22 p.m.
A Maine lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make not wearing a seat belt no longer a “primary offense.” This means police could not stop anyone solely for not wearing a seat belt.

Doctors, police warn of loosening seat belt law

By Kevin Miller on Feb. 01, 2011, at 8:10 p.m.

EMMC nurses return to bedsides after strike, lockout

By Meg Haskell on Nov. 23, 2010, at 3:23 p.m.
Nurses picket in the front of Eastern Maine Medical Center along State Street in Bangor Monday morning.

EMMC nurses strike in front of hospital

By Meg Haskell on Nov. 22, 2010, at 8:14 a.m.
Nurses from Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor prepare picket signs in the basement of the Bangor Motor Inn on Saturday. The group has been locked out of the State Street hospital and will picket the campus on Monday.

EMMC nurses set to start Monday strike

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 21, 2010, at 9:37 p.m.

The doc is out; it’s your call

By Dr. Erik Steele on Nov. 02, 2010, at 12:32 a.m.
Being my patient should be pretty simple. You come into my office with a nail of a problem and I hit it with the hammer of my therapy.

Bangor named one of 17 'beacon communities' across the U.S.

By Meg Haskell on Sept. 30, 2010, at 8:55 p.m.
Thousands of Bangor area residents afflicted with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and lung disease stand to benefit from a new partnership among the area’s …