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Wellness

Food insecurity leads to health issues

Food insecurity leads to health issuesDiane Atwood talked about food insecurity on the Morning Report.
  • Wellness
  • 3 months 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
  • 3 months ago
Local

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.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

NEWS CENTER's Feed Maine Food Drive - June 14

NEWS CENTER's Feed Maine Food Drive - June 14Meet NEWS CENTER personalities as we broadcast live from Hannaford locations in Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, Sanford & Scarborough
  • Local
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Why Feed Maine

Why Feed MaineWhy Feed Maine
  • Local
  • 3 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 4 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
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Screen Free Week

Screen Free WeekScreen Free Week calls attention to how much time people spend looking at screens every day (not windows).
  • Life
  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Entertainment

Dan Harris - 10% Happier

Dan Harris - 10% HappierDan Harris rose quickly as a journalist and started losing control. He found help in a way he'd always been skeptical of
  • Entertainment
  • 4 months, 4 weeks ago
Life

Friendship blooms out of kidney donation

Friendship blooms out of kidney donationScott Burchill donated a kidney to an acquaintance, Brian Pettingill. Pettingill got more than just his life back.
  • Life
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months ago
Life

Murray Carpenter - Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us

Murray Carpenter - Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks UsMillions of people alter their personalities with caffeine. Murray Carpenter's book examines the drug.
  • Life
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

Konbit Sante and upcycled art

Konbit Sante and upcycled artHaitian women are turning broken glass into art which will be raffled off through Konbit Sante
  • Life
  • 6 months ago
Life

Jackie Ward, the Boston Marathon and Stirling Strong

Jackie Ward, the Boston Marathon and Stirling StrongNEWS CENTER's Jackie Ward has a powerful reason to run this year's Boston Marathon
  • Life
  • 6 months ago
Wellness

Documentary examines life with Alzheimers

Documentary examines life with AlzheimersA screening of "The Genius of Marian" will provide the chance to delve into the emotional topic of Alzheimer's disease
  • Wellness
  • 6 months ago
Wellness

Hannah Pingree - Toxic Hot Seat

Hannah Pingree - Toxic Hot SeatThe documentary Toxic Hot Seat exposes the dangers of certain ubiquitous chemcials
  • Wellness
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Life

The Hearts For Ezra Foundation

The Hearts For Ezra Foundation207 sits down with a Maine family working to raise awareness of a life threatening disease, spinal muscular atrophy.
  • Life
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Affordable Care Act

ACA Enrollment Deadline is Monday

ACA Enrollment Deadline is MondaySign up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act by Monday, March 31st so you won't get penalized.
  • Affordable Care Act
  • 6 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
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Morning Report

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.
  • Morning Report
  • 6 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
  • 6 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
  • 7 months 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
  • 8 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
  • 8 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
  • 8 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
  • 8 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
  • 8 months, 1 week ago