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Health

The beauty within: Catie's story

The beauty within: Catie's storyColby's doctors worry that if she doens't get treatment, she will die.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Health

The beauty within: the battle of overcoming anorexia nervosa

The beauty within: the battle of overcoming anorexia nervosaWhen Morgan Horn looked in the mirror, she used to see a disgusting, overweight person. In reality, she was wilting away.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Diane Atwood: Safety tips for shoveling snow

Diane Atwood: Safety tips for shoveling snowSafety tips for shoveling snow
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Mental Health

Push to give police more mental health training

Push to give police more mental health trainingAdvocates said that Crisis Intervention training can mean the difference between life and death.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

The beauty within: resources for eating disorder help

The beauty within: resources for eating disorder helpThere are many resources online for those who are suffering from an eating disorder and for friends and family.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

The beauty within: books for eating disorder help

The beauty within: books for eating disorder helpThere are thousands of books that offer help and insight to those sick and their family members.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

The beauty within: Julia's story

The beauty within: Julia's storyWhile in high school, Julia Osborne looked a normal teen.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Lawmakers push to further expand access to overdose antidote

Lawmakers push to further expand access to overdose antidoteGov. Paul LePage argues that making the anti-overdose antidote too readily available could encourage drug use.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

New bill would allow medical pot in Maine hospitals

New bill would allow medical pot in Maine hospitalsFederal law bans the drug in hospitals, the very place parents say where their children need the drug the most.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

The beauty within: Morgan's story

The beauty within: Morgan's storyWhen Morgan looked in the mirror, she saw someone "disgusting."
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  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Franklin Memorial restricts visitors due to flu

Franklin Memorial restricts visitors due to fluThe Maternal and Child Health Unit is restricting visitors due to flu concerns.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Barbara Bush Children's Hospital accepts $250K endowment

Barbara Bush Children's Hospital accepts $250K endowmentThe endowment will allow the hospital to have a full-time teacher.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Health

Flu cases on the rise in Maine

Flu cases on the rise in MaineMore than 200 cases were reported last week alone.
  • Health
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

LePage spent $53K in Medicaid fight with feds

LePage spent $53K in Medicaid fight with fedsGov. Paul LePage spent nearly $53,000 in failed attempt to remove young adults from Maine's Medicaid Program.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
National News

FDA to end ban on blood from some gay donors

FDA to end ban on blood from some gay donorsSince 1983, the FDA has had a blanket ban on blood donations from men who have sex men.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Health

Raw sprouts linked to food poisoning along East Coast

Raw sprouts linked to food poisoning along East CoastThe CDC said that Wonton foods is linked to the illness with bean sprouts.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Health

ME CDC reports chickenpox outbreak in Penobscot County

ME CDC reports chickenpox outbreak in Penobscot CountyThe CDC defines an outbreak as three or more cases in one school.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Health

DHHS may take MaineCare issue to Supreme Court

DHHS may take MaineCare issue to Supreme CourtThe state said it wants to prioritize benefits for the neediest people.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Dr. Neel Shah - Costs of Care

Dr. Neel Shah - Costs of CareDr. Neel Shah has started an organization aiming to bring down the costs of health care.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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.
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  • 4 months 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.
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  • 4 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
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Maine Med holding patient for observation

Maine Med holding patient for observationThe CDC asked hospital officials to hold someone as a precautionary step.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Portland

Officials say Ebola case unlikely at Jetport

Officials say Ebola case unlikely at JetportThe Jetport does not receive any planes coming directly from West African countries.
  • Portland
  • 4 months, 3 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.
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  • 5 months 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.
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  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months ago