By Jackie Farwell on Oct. 23, 2016, at 7:23 a.m.
Marijuana poisonings among the youngest Maine children are uncommon, but rising.
on Oct. 11, 2016, at 5 a.m.
By Jackie Farwell on Sept. 23, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
Maine and 35 other states on Friday sued the maker of the opioid addiction treatment medication Suboxone.
By Jackie Farwell on Sept. 19, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Critics of the policies say they amount to little choice at all and infringe on employees’ personal freedom.
By Jackie Farwell on Sept. 12, 2016, at 6:40 p.m.
“I can only imagine how terrifying it is to sit there and watch your loved one suffering.”
By Jackie Farwell on Sept. 01, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
Skyrocketing prices for medications are back in the news this week, with the latest round of furor centered on a life-saving shot for people with severe allergies.
on Aug. 30, 2016, at 7 p.m.
on Aug. 19, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
By Jackie Farwell on Aug. 17, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
“It was a no brainer, but it was painful. It’s like you’re deciding to amputate a foot, but there’s no other way,” Jabbar Fazeli said.
on Aug. 13, 2016, at 1:07 a.m.
In a blog for BDN’s The Level, Jackie Farwell reviews a recent New York Times opinion writer’s claim that Presque Isle is the “epicenter of anxiety”.
on Aug. 09, 2016, at 11:57 a.m.
By Jackie Farwell on Aug. 05, 2016, at 5:28 p.m.
Deborah Carey Johnson, a registered nurse who rose to the ranks of president and CEO at Eastern Maine Medical Center, plans to retire next July.
on Aug. 04, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
By Jackie Farwell on July 29, 2016, at 2:27 p.m.
Alyssa Russell, crisis program manager at Crisis & Counseling Centers, walks us through the steps.
By Jackie Farwell on March 03, 2016, at 5:44 p.m.
Eastern Maine Medical Center has lost a voluntary verification as a trauma center but expects to earn the classification back this spring.
By Jackie Farwell on Feb. 29, 2016, at 7:59 a.m.
Patients who typically must drive long distances for the procedure may now arrange for an abortion via telemedicine at one of Maine Family Planning’s 17 centers throughout the state.
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By Jackie Farwell on Jan. 30, 2016, at 7:41 a.m.
With more and more babies born affected by drugs, two unique programs are showing how it’s possible to treat addiction and keep families together.
By Jackie Farwell on Dec. 08, 2015, at 10:26 a.m.
MaineGeneral Health suffered a cyberattack on its computer network that compromised personal information belonging to patients, employees and prospective donors, the health system announced Tuesday.
By Jackie Farwell on Dec. 04, 2015, at 1:41 p.m.
The E. coli infection that killed one Maine toddler and hospitalized another in October cannot conclusively be tied to the county fair both boys visited.
on Nov. 25, 2015, at 12:30 p.m.