All posts by Diane Atwood

Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For more than 20 years, Diane Atwood was the health reporter on News Center 6. She's now a regular guest on the Morning Report. Before she became a health reporter, Diane was a radiation therapist/dosimetrist at Maine Medical Center. In 2000, she left the world of reporting to manage marketing and public relations for Mercy Hospital. In 2011, she decided to pursue a longtime dream of being a freelance writer and launched her award-winning blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.

Healthy Eating Tips for the Holiday Season

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Guest post by Jenny Babino, RD, LD. Courtesy of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The holidays are upon us, bringing much-anticipated celebrations and bountiful amounts of tempting food. Staying healthy during the holiday season helps keep you happy as the New Year rolls in. We’ve got a few tips for you to keep in […]

Wreaths for Hope

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Finally got a wreath on our front door. It’s from Wreaths for Hope and is in the shape of a cancer awareness ribbon. The wreath was a gift from a friend who knew about my recent diagnosis of DCIS — stage 0 breast cancer. Hence, the pink ribbon. There are 23 ribbon colors available. Lavender for all cancers, for instance. Purple for pancreatic cancer, […]