Category Archives: Catching Health Stories

Why Sleep is Important: Catching Health on the Morning Report

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What goes on in our brains while we sleep? Housekeeping, for one thing. Sharon and I talk about the latest sleep research, sleep disorders and insomnia. She also tells me what time she has to get up to do the Morning Report. It’s wicked early! Don’t miss Catching Health on the Morning Report — WCSH 6 […]

From Spirituality and Healthcare to Unnecessary Medical Tests and Treatment: On the Catching Health Calendar.

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Check out upcoming health events in Maine. WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 5 Thresholds Conference Pre-Conference Lecture and Reception Join Hospice of Southern Maine for an informative and engaging lecture featuring the keynote speaker of the 5th Annual Thresholds Conference, Dr. Christina Puchalski. A pioneer and internationally recognized leader in the movement to integrate spirituality into healthcare in […]

Six Numbers You Should Know and Why

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If you’re like most people, you keep track of a lot of numbers — important numbers — not to mention passwords. I’ll apologize up front because I’m going to tell you about some more numbers you should know. They’re important because they tell you something about the state of your health. Body Mass Index (BMI) What […]

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 […]