Category Archives: Catching Health Stories

Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

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Three years ago, Crystal Goodwin, who just turned 30, lived a fairly normal life. She had a fulltime job and enjoyed hanging out with friends, working out at the gym and going on trips with her sister. A rare disorder called mast cell activation syndrome changed Crystal’s life almost overnight. It all began in September, […]

Connect with Your Inner Child — on the Catching Health Calendar

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 18 Standish-Buxton CROP Hunger Walk The Buxton-Standish Clergy Association is holding our second annual Crop Hunger Walk in Standish. CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service. Last year, our small group raised almost $5,000! Please join us! Memory Lane Music Hall Blake Road Standish, Maine 9:00 am For info […]

Health Events in Maine September 13 to September 22

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13 KAT-Walk & Karo-5K for Brain Aneurysm Awareness Back Cove Baxter Boulevard & Preble Street Extension Portland, Maine 11:00 am to 3:00 pm This annual event benefits the Brain Aneurysm Foundation in its efforts to support early detection, education, fund research and create awareness about brain aneurysms. For more information … Soup Making […]