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MDI Hospital Offers Free Diabetes Prevention Program

By Bethany Roberge on April 25, 2017, at 5:08 p.m.

MDI Hospital Meets $1 Million Challenge Grant Goal to Replace Emergency Generator

By Bethany Roberge on April 25, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
The Behavioral Health Center on Court Street in Bangor.

More than 4,000 patients at risk in hacking of Bangor psychiatric center

By Jackie Farwell on April 25, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
A hacker stole personal information belonging to more than 4,000 patients of a local psychiatric practice, including medical details and Social Security numbers.

Mabel Wadsworth Center 22nd Annual Celebration and Auction

By Aubrae Filipiak on April 25, 2017, at 12:12 p.m.
PUBLIC HEALTH: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LIVING WELL IN MAINE

Who cares about harm reduction?

on April 25, 2017, at 10:37 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Dread growing old? It’s time to get a move on!

on April 25, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
Feeling old? Not as strong or agile or flexible as you once were? Take it from me and a couple of experts, get a move on and you’ll feel a whole lot better.
CATCHING HEALTH

Dread growing old? It’s time to get a move on

on April 25, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.
Feeling old? Not as strong or agile or flexible as you once were? Take it from me and a couple of experts, get a move on and you’ll feel a whole lot better.
#HEALTHYREGION

How this Maine doctor reversed course after realizing his prescriptions hooked people on opioids

on April 25, 2017, at 9:17 a.m.
“I was intent on reducing the painful suffering of my patients, and too unaware of the suffering that might develop if my pills were used inappropriately.”

Bowles Given Award for Excellent Service

By Charndra Michaud on April 25, 2017, at 9:01 a.m.

Diabetes Support Group

By St. Joseph Healthcare on April 25, 2017, at 8:16 a.m.
SEE YOU LIGHTER

I eat stuff that people say isn’t healthy

on April 25, 2017, at 6:51 a.m.
The Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta.

VA working to reduce opiate use but may not meet state deadline for some patients

By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Doctors or pharmacists who break the state’s rules face a fine of $250 per violation, not to exceed $5,000 per calendar year.

Community Healthcare Talks

By Hillary Starbird on April 24, 2017, at 3:56 p.m.

White House says vote on health care plan may not come for weeks

By Reuters on April 24, 2017, at 2:56 p.m.
Any vote on health care legislation would be determined by Republican congressional leaders and when they have enough votes to pass a plan.
CATCHING HEALTH

Cultivating your life force by practicing Qigong

on April 24, 2017, at 6 a.m.
How does the thought of less stress and more vitality sound to you? If you’re yearning for both, you might want to learn the ancient Chinese practice of Qigong.
CATCHING HEALTH

Cultivating your life force energy by practicing Qigong

on April 24, 2017, at 6 a.m.
How does the thought of less stress and more vitality sound to you? If you’re yearning for both, you might want to learn the ancient Chinese practice of Qigong.
RECOVERY ROCKS

It takes accountability to overcome fear

on April 23, 2017, at 12:37 p.m.
SEE YOU LIGHTER

How to diet on the run

on April 22, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
HEALTHIER YOU

Feed your gut and lose weight

on April 22, 2017, at 7 a.m.
A soldier touches a poppy plant used to make heroin.

U.S. offers to fund Mexico heroin fight

By Gabriel Stargardter, Reuters on April 21, 2017, at 5:47 p.m.
The United States has offered to help fund Mexico’s efforts to eradicate opium poppies, the U.S. assistant secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) said on Friday.