Health

 

Midcoast Stroke Support Group

By Ken Gross on March 25, 2017, at 5:13 p.m.
SLOWER TRAFFIC

The Designated Driver is a better Idea than the Designated Hitter

on March 25, 2017, at 8:39 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Tips on eating when you’re undergoing cancer treatment

on March 25, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Poor nutrition can impact a cancer patient’s treatment and their body’s ability to heal. The Cancer Community Center helps people overcome obstacles to eating.
CATCHING HEALTH

Tips on eating when you’re undergoing cancer treatment

on March 25, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Poor nutrition can impact a cancer patient’s treatment and their body’s ability to heal. The Cancer Community Center helps people overcome obstacles to eating.
Sen. Collins (right) with Joanna Russell, member of BARN Board of Directors and Executive Director of the Northeastern Workforce Development Board

Senator Collins Visits Brewer Organization that Assists Individuals Recovering from Addiction and Their Families

on March 24, 2017, at 3:54 p.m.
In January, Sanford Police and the York County Sheriff’s Office assisted state and federal drug agents in the arrest of two people in the largest heroin drug bust in Maine. The combined street value of the fentanyl laced heroin seized in both Maine and Massachusetts was over $1.8 million.

Maine needs more money to investigate fentanyl deaths

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 24, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
Of the 378 overdose deaths in 2016, 195 were attributed to fentanyl, up from only nine in 2013.
MCHT Farm Manager Aaron Englander (left) demonstrates how to plant garlic in the raised garden beds at Erickson Fields Preserve. Volunteer mentors will show families participating in Kids Can Grow how to recreate these raised beds at home.

Volunteer Sought for Kids Can Grow Program at Erickson Fields Preserve

By Aldermere Farm on March 24, 2017, at 2:35 p.m.

Adult Daycare Center Opens in Presque Isle

By Steve Farnham on March 24, 2017, at 2:26 p.m.
PHOTO: Back, left to right: Peyton Hebert, LSW; Andrea Daigle, LMSW-CC
Seated at front, left to right: Melissa Cyr, LSW-C; Andrea Dumond, LSW-C; Crystal Hughes, LSW; Patty Fournier, LSW

Stand Up!

By Joanne Fortin on March 24, 2017, at 11:40 a.m.

Savvy Caregiver Program Training

By Josephine Cirrinone on March 24, 2017, at 11:09 a.m.
RECOVERY ROCKS

Love does not work like the movies

on March 24, 2017, at 8:41 a.m.
HEALTHIER YOU

Filling your “joy bucket” will help you change bad habits

on March 24, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Changing bad habits can cause feelings of deprivation and loss. These feelings need to be offset by deliberately finding sources of daily joy.
HEALTHIER YOU

Filling your “joy bucket” will help you change bad habits

on March 24, 2017, at 7 a.m.
Changing bad habits can cause feelings of deprivation and loss. These feelings need to be offset by deliberately finding sources of daily joy.
VIDEO
Sally Moulton, 67, of Harpswell punches trainer Andy Anderson's glove during a Rock Steady Boxing class in Brunswick which she attends with her husband John who has Parkinson's disease. Rock Steady Boxing is an exercise program adapted to people with the disease.

Parkinson’s patients are fighting back against the disease, literally

By Meg Haskell on March 24, 2017, at 6:06 a.m.
“It’s fun and kind of edgy, and it’s a lot more fun to tell your grandchildren that you’re boxing than telling them you’re going to physical therapy.”
CATCHING HEALTH

What all women need to know about gynecologic cancers

on March 24, 2017, at 6 a.m.
When Jan Willis was diagnosed with fallopian tube cancer, she was shocked. It’s that way with most gynecologic cancers. They can be difficult to pick up early.
CATCHING HEALTH

What all women need to know about gynecologic cancers

on March 24, 2017, at 6 a.m.
When my friend Jan found out she had fallopian tube cancer, she was shocked. It happens to many women with GYN cancer. They can be difficult to detect early on.

Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary Used Book Sale

By Judith Kelsh on March 23, 2017, at 4:52 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Governor Paul LePage attends a maple tree tapping ceremony on a cold day in mid-March. LePage now backs the American Health Care Act and is urging Maine's senators to support it.

LePage now backs GOP health plan, urges support from King, Collins

By Christopher Cousins and Michael Shepherd on March 23, 2017, at 2:22 p.m.
Earlier this month, LePage sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan which said of the bill, “early signs do not look encouraging.”
Cancer survivors hug before the beginning of the 17th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on the Bangor Waterfront on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. More than 4,000 people participated in this years race.

After 20 years, Komen Race for the Cure Maine affiliate is dissolving

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 23, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.
The board of the Maine affiliate has voted not to renew its contract with the Dallas-based Susan G. Komen Foundation.
VITAL SIGNS

Maine is weighing whether to outlaw indoor tanning for teens

on March 23, 2017, at 11:12 a.m.