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Health

Food worker possibly exposes patrons to Hepatitis A

Food worker possibly exposes patrons to Hepatitis AA person infected with Hepatitis A served food at a Cumberland County restaurant in September and October.
  • Health
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
Local

Bar Harbor Port prepares for Ebola

Bar Harbor Port prepares for EbolaMore than 108 ships have docked in Bar Harbor this year.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Bangor

Bangor's Ebola Task Force meets at BIA

Bangor's Ebola Task Force meets at BIABangor prepares Task Force for response to Ebola if it comes into the city.
  • Bangor
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

Flu season: proactive steps to stop virus

Flu season: proactive steps to stop virusThe flu can cause severe illness, but getting the vaccine is an easy way to ward off the virus.
  • Health
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Portland

Maine Med releases patient after observation

Maine Med releases patient after observationThe CDC asked Maine Medical Center to hold the patient for observation.
  • Portland
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Maine hospitals prepare for Ebola cases

Maine hospitals prepare for Ebola casesMaine hospitals are refreshing staff on infectious disease procedures in wake of first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Health

First Maine child tests positive for enterovirus

First Maine child tests positive for enterovirusA Maine child has tested positive for a respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country.
  • Health
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Sports

Jovan Belcher likely had degenerative brain disease, says exam

Jovan Belcher likely had degenerative brain disease, says examKansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, a degenerative brain disease.
  • Sports
  • 4 months ago
Health

What parents need to know about Enterovirus

What parents need to know about EnterovirusThe respiratory illness Enterovirus D68 has been infecting children across the United States.
  • Health
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Portland

Rally highlights support for recovering addicts

Rally highlights support for recovering addictsThe Rally for Recovery highlights Maine's support network for recovering addicts.
  • Portland
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Wellness

Pre-aging agreement organizes steps of growing old

Pre-aging agreement organizes steps of growing oldA pre-aging agreement is helpful with planning and determining aging parents' future.
  • Wellness
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
207

August Murphy - Waiting To Breathe

August Murphy - Waiting To BreatheAugust Murphy is raising $250,000 for a new set of lungs.
  • 207
  • 5 months ago
Wellness

Lyme Conference to discuss testing, tick manangement

Lyme Conference to discuss testing, tick manangementThe Mt. Valley Lyme Conference has local and nationwide experts discussing the disease.
  • Wellness
  • 5 months ago
Local

Easy, fun ways to support community

Easy, fun ways to support communityDiane Atwood shared two organizations that could use additional community support.
  • Local
  • 5 months ago
Wellness

Pre-aging agreement organizes steps of growing old

Pre-aging agreement organizes steps of growing oldA pre-aging agreement is helpful with planning and determining aging parents' future.
  • Wellness
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Wellness

Balance lesson works to help seniors avoid falls

Balance lesson works to help seniors avoid fallsDiane said one in three Mainers over 65 will fall.
  • Wellness
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Wellness

Avoid running injuries with easy exercises

Avoid running injuries with easy exercisesGood shoes and simple exercises help runners avoid injuries.
  • Wellness
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Wellness

Atwood shares uplifting list for those with cancer

Atwood shares uplifting list for those with cancerDiane Atwood shared the story of Dr. Joe Semmes.
  • Wellness
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Position important in avoiding garden groans

Position important in avoiding garden groansGardening can put stress on the back, but the "back safe" positions can make a difference.
  • Life
  • 7 months ago
Health

Gardiner family receives help for chemo travel expenses

Gardiner family receives help for chemo travel expensesTravel expenses add up quickly when a child undergoes treatment for life threatening illnesses.
  • Health
  • 7 months ago
Life

What's your mosquito bite remedy?

What's your mosquito bite remedy?It's mosquito season in Maine and we want to know your secret to stopping the itch.
  • Life
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Augusta-Waterville

Citizens concerned about phthalates deliver message to DEP

Citizens concerned about phthalates deliver message to DEPA group of concerned citizens gathered at the Maine Department of Environmental Protection's headquarters to deliver a message.
  • Augusta-Waterville
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Hampden Doctor ditching health insurance

Hampden Doctor ditching health insuranceDr. Leigh "Jack" Forbush of the Osteopathic Center For Family Medicine has decided to ditch health insurance. The Hampden Physician says he became too frustrated with the health insurance industry and adopted a direct pay model for primary care.
  • Health
  • 9 months ago
Affordable Care Act

ACA Enrollment Deadline is Monday

ACA Enrollment Deadline is MondayTime is almost up to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace. The deadline is Monday, March 31st.
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Health

Affordable Care Act deadline nears

Affordable Care Act deadline nears(NBC News) -- Five million people have now signed up for health insurance on the state and federal online exchanges, the Obama administration said Monday.
  • Health
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Health

Catching Health with Diane Atwood

Catching Health with Diane Atwood (NEWS CENTER) - Former NEWS CENTER reporter Diane Atwood will be joining the MORNING REPORT every other week to discuss health topics and her blog.
  • Health
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Health

Is substance abuse coverage as equal as required?

Is substance abuse coverage as equal as required?(USA TODAY) -- Insurance plans that cover substance abuse treatment must provide the same level of care and cost sharing as they do for other medical issues, but treatment centers say disagreement over what this means leaves many alcoholics and drug addicts without the...
  • Health
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago