Health

 

Aging and Loss Workshop

By Emilie Hermans on March 20, 2017, at 10:13 a.m.

Aging and Loss Workshop

By Emilie Hermans on March 20, 2017, at 10:10 a.m.

Parents Who Have Lost an Adult Child Support Group

By Emilie Hermans on March 20, 2017, at 10:06 a.m.

For Those Who Have Lost a Loved One

By Emilie Hermans on March 20, 2017, at 10 a.m.
POLL QUESTION
A new app launched by Forager 1 LLC, a group led by former CashStar CEO David Stone, aims to streamline transactions between local farmers and stores such as the Portland Co-op.

It just got easier for Mainers to get food from local farmers

By Darren Fishell on March 20, 2017, at 6:24 a.m.
The company aims to improve transactions between small farmers and grocery stores or cooperatives, mostly by taking manual paperwork out of the equation.
CATCHING HEALTH

How to let your elderly parents know you’re worried about their safety

on March 20, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Practical advice on having difficult conversations with elderly parents about issues regarding care and safety.
SLOWER TRAFFIC

“Slow” is just a Four-Letter Word

on March 18, 2017, at 7:57 a.m.
Eastern Maine Medical Center staff walk down a hallway in the hospital in Bangor Friday. Slower visa approval of skilled workers could add to the shortage of doctors in the state.

Slower visa approval could worsen Maine’s doctor shortage

By Jen Lynds on March 18, 2017, at 1:48 a.m.
Dr. James Raczek estimated that 100 physicians “are currently at [Eastern Maine Medical Center] working in the U.S. on the broad spectrum of J-1, H-1B visas and green cards.”
Bob Fickett, who is in recovery after a 12-year addiction to opiates and alcohol, was the keynote speaker Thursday at the Changing the Legacy of Addiction conference at the Specular Events Center.

Addiction comes with a stigma, and it’s not easy to overcome

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 17, 2017, at 7:26 p.m.
“There was a while [when] I needed help, but the shame and the stigma kept me from seeking help,” said Bob Fickett, a volunteer at the Bangor Area Recovery Network.

Save Your Face, TMJ and Sinuses Workshop in Belfast

By Susan Guthrie on March 17, 2017, at 3:58 p.m.
HEALTHIER YOU

One pig-out could give you a heart attack

on March 17, 2017, at 3 p.m.
PAJAMAS, BOOKS, AND CHICKENS

5 tips for bringing St. Patrick’s Day to life with your kids

on March 17, 2017, at 9:06 a.m.
RECOVERY ROCKS

Explaining God to a grieving child

on March 17, 2017, at 8:12 a.m.
SEE YOU LIGHTER

I am glad I am 63 and not 30 years younger

on March 17, 2017, at 7:25 a.m.

Trauma volunteers: A band of angels

on March 16, 2017, at 4:57 p.m.
SEE YOU LIGHTER

Lighten up your traditional boiled Irish dinner or don’t

on March 16, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

By Jamie Owens on March 16, 2017, at 11:09 a.m.
POLL QUESTION
The future USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) is floated from the dock for the first time during its October 2015 christening at Bath Iron Works.

Critics warn Bath Iron Works river dredging could threaten wildlife

By Beth Brogan on March 16, 2017, at 7:11 a.m.
“It’s a complicated, vibrant ecosystem.”
SEE YOU LIGHTER

Who thinks weight loss surgery is cheating

on March 16, 2017, at 6:01 a.m.
CATCHING HEALTH

Who says baby food can’t be delicious and healthy?

on March 16, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Trying to make healthy food choices for your baby? So are my daughter and son-in-law. See how they’re doing and try out one of their favorite baby food recipes.