Concern about chemicals used in farming has many folks opting for organic produce, which can be helpful, but isn’t the end to the story
As the temperature rises here in Maine, so does the level of ozone. High levels can make it harder to breathe. The best advice is to take it easy and stay cool. You can also sign up for EnviroFlash so you’ll know when the air quality may be bad. Learn more from Catching Health.
Some lessons are learned the hard way. Don’t let Medicare fraud be one of them. To help arm you with some useful information, I did a little research on how to be vigilant.
At last, summer is nearly here in New England. The kids will soon be out of school and pool covers will be coming off. You might be anxious to dive right in, but first, read these important safety tips.
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new two-shot shingles vaccine for people 50 and older. Catching Health has an overview of shingles and some information about the new vaccine, which is called Shingrix
Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. If you over 50, you KNOW you should be screened. If you’ve put off getting a colonoscopy, you need to read this.
Got chapped lips? Here’s some expert advice from Dr. Martin Wesolowski, a family physician at Martin’s Point Healthcare.
The connection between a sore throat and gargling with salt water. An old wives tale or can it really help? We have the answer.
Salt is an essential nutrient. But too much may lead to high blood pressure, strokes and kidney disease. Make sure the food you eat doesn’t hide salt.
Got a toothache? If despite your best efforts you developed a cavity, you’ll need a filling. Read the pros and cons of two common filling materials.