The Gales of November Come Early

on Oct. 22, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.

St. Joseph Diabetes support group to feature dietitian on holiday eating tips

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group

By St. Joseph Healthcare on Oct. 21, 2016, at 1:03 p.m.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new recommendations for screen time, recognizing that screens are unavoidable in today’s world.

Doctors are rethinking screen time. Here’s how much is OK for your kids.

By Dr. Tory Rogers on Oct. 21, 2016, at 11:16 a.m.
There are many risks associated with screen time, such as developmental delays, poor sleep quality, and a higher incidence of childhood obesity.

How to save your money and your time by buying it once

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.

Time to start your pre holiday crash diet

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 7:44 a.m.

A Hero’s Journey

By Joanne Fortin on Oct. 21, 2016, at 7:40 a.m.
PHOTO –Guild members, left to right: Carol Laferriere, Doris Stevens, Janet Saucier, Jeanne Brown

NMMC Guild Partners with Grimace

By Joanne Fortin on Oct. 21, 2016, at 7:38 a.m.

Habits for Massive Impact

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:24 a.m.

Health experts say no to the nasal spray flu vaccine this year but kids still need a flu shot

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6 a.m.
Public health experts no longer recommend a common nasal spray flu vaccine for children because it’s not effective. If you’re worried that your child hates shots so you’ll skip a flu shot this year, read this.

2 essential weight loss rules for people who hate rules

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 10:54 a.m.

A bone-strengthening recipe for spinach and ricotta cannelloni

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:59 a.m.
Try this recipe for spinach ricotta cannelloni. The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends it for its bone-strengthening ingredients.

‘Walking while trans’ can be a death sentence in the U.S.

By Daniel Trotta, Reuters on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:25 a.m.
At least 22 transgender people have been killed so far this year, matching the previous recorded high in all of 2015.

DHHS proposed rule changes met with outcry by affected families

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on Oct. 19, 2016, at 7:59 p.m.
Families of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are urging Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services to abandon a proposed rule change that they say would impinge on services for their loved ones.
Health Access Network, which employs about 120 people and serves the greater Lincoln Lakes region, can be seen Wednesday in Lincoln.

Lincoln health center warning patients of data breach, fired worker

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 19, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.
Health Access Network is warning “a very small number” of its 17,000 patients to beware of identity theft after firing a new employee for improperly accessing patient clinical info.

What parents and children should know about getting weighed in school

on Oct. 19, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.

Sunrise Opportunities receives grant for Outpatient Substance Abuse Counseling

By Carol Curry on Oct. 19, 2016, at 11:56 a.m.
Protesters hold signs to raise awareness of sexual assault on campus in the wake of the national attention brought by the Stanford rape case at the Stanford University commencement ceremony in Palo Alto, California, U.S. June 12, 2016.

The topic of sexual assault is now at center stage in the 2016 campaign

By Katie Zezima, Washington Post on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:28 a.m.
Less than three weeks before Election Day, the 2016 campaign is suddenly focused on an unusual, emotional and highly politicized topic for a presidential race: sexual assault.
A $1.5 million renovation project upgrading all of Cary Medical Center’s Acute Care Unit, (ACU) rooms and nurses station was completed this past August. With all of the redesign work done by local contractors, the project includes the addition of four adjoining palliative care rooms, a new digital nurse-call system, new flat-screen TV’s, new computer stations, new LED patient room lighting, new high-performance windows and window treatments, new laminate-wood flooring, fresh paint, new comfortable furnishings for both patients and visitors, and lots of artwork by local Aroostook County photographer Paul Cyr. The final room design creates a private and warm space that’s welcoming and comfortable for patients, visitors and staff. All of the hospital’s 21 ACU inpatient rooms are single-private rooms, and the nurses station provides a convenient, state-of-the-art work area for the ACU staff.

Cary Medical Center Completes $1.5 Million Dollar ACU Renovation Project

By Cary Community Relations on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.


By Marianne Pinkham on Oct. 19, 2016, at 8:43 a.m.