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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
  • 1 month, 4 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 2 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
  • 3 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
  • 3 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
  • 4 months, 1 week 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
  • 4 months, 1 week 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
  • 4 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
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Promising new clinical trial for metastatic breast cancer

Promising new clinical trial for metastatic breast cancerThe goal in treating these patients shifts to slowing the progression of the cancer. Thereby prolonging their life.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 3 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
  • 6 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
  • 7 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
  • 7 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
  • 7 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
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Health

Poll shows kids not getting enough sleep

Poll shows kids not getting enough sleep<strong>NEW YORK</strong>, <strong>New York </strong>(NBC NEWS) -- From the day babies are born parents shush, sing, rock and pretty much do whatever they can to get their kids to sleep.
  • Health
  • 8 months ago
Local

300 AED devices to be provided in rural Maine

300 AED devices to be provided in rural Maine<strong>PORTLAND, Maine</strong> (AP) -- A Maine-based health organization has been awarded $600,000 from the federal government for automatic electronic defibrillators in rural Maine.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

Persistence pays off: one man's journey to health care coverage

Persistence pays off: one man's journey to health care coverage<strong>MASSILLON, Ohio</strong>&nbsp;(WKYC) -- Lew Garrett is a self-employed independent contractor who needed health insurance. His previous plan was being canceled like millions of others.
  • Health
  • 9 months ago
Health

Adults work out like children in new gym build like a playground

Adults work out like children in new gym build like a playground<strong>WEST LINN, Oregon</strong> (KGW) -- Dan Morlan calls it adult recess as his grown-up clients work out on a giant jungle gym.
  • Health
  • 9 months ago
Health

Experts say washing hands correctly is crucial

Experts say washing hands correctly is crucial<strong>AKRON, Ohio</strong>&nbsp;(WKYC) -- Think you know how to wash your hands? Chances are you're not doing it right.
  • Health
  • 9 months ago
Health

New medical equipment gives hope to spinal cord injury patients

New medical equipment gives hope to spinal cord injury patients<strong>BALTIMORE, Maryland</strong>&nbsp;(WBAL) -- A new piece of medical equipment is giving stroke and spinal-cord injury patients new hope by making it easier and safer for them to learn how to walk again.
  • Health
  • 9 months ago
Health

Florida woman dies of influenza shortly after giving birth

Florida woman dies of influenza shortly after giving birth<strong>MERRITT ISLAND, Florida</strong> (WESH) -- A Florida woman has died of influenza, shortly after giving birth.
  • Health
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Health

The U.S. Army is working on chewing gum that will fight dental problems in combat zone

The U.S. Army is working on chewing gum that will fight dental problems in combat zone<strong>SAN ANTONIO, Texas</strong> (WOAI) -- Chew on this: a piece of gum that could get rid of the harmful plaque that builds up on your teeth. Military doctors here in San Antonio are working with experts around the country to make that possible.
  • Health
  • 9 months, 1 week ago
Health

Supreme Court hears abortion clinic buffer zone appeal

Supreme Court hears abortion clinic buffer zone appeal <strong>WASHINGTON, DC</strong> (NBC NEWS) -- Today the U.S. Supreme Court hears a First Amendment case questioning whether it's unconstitutional to restrict protesters to "buffer zones" outside abortion clinics.
  • Health
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago