SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 7 FARE Food Allergy Walk Payson Park Baxter Boulevard Portland, Maine Registration/check-in 1:00 to 2:00. The Fare Walk is a family-friendly event that takes place in communities nationwide to raise funds for food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness. For more information … TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 9 Community Acupuncture with Kath Bartlett Cancer Community […]
Telemedicine — using electronic communications to exchange medical information — is not a new idea. Just a few months ago, I wrote about a home care agency in Maine that uses telemedicine to help elderly clients stay home longer. According to the American Telemedicine Association, the use of telemedicine started more than forty years ago with hospitals trying to […]
This post originally appeared in another blog I write about my adventures as a non-traditional college student pursuing a fine arts degree at the University of Southern Maine. The name of the blog is mylatestart or my late start. My daughter noticed that is also reads as my latest art. How clever is that? Can’t take credit […]
SUNDAY AUGUST 31 First Annual Overdose Awareness Day Railroad Square Cinema 17 Railroad Square Waterville, Maine 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Here in Maine we lose about one person every other day to drug overdose. Join us to watch “The Opiate Effect,” followed by a discussion with Henry “Skip” Gates whose son is featured in […]
Yesterday on the Morning Report with Jackie Ward, I shared some fun and easy ways to help support two great organizations in Maine. Have you signed up for the Catching Health Newsletter yet? Do it right now!
Back in 2005, Chris Kuhn and his colleague and friend Dave Langdon were trying to come up with a name for a celebratory lobster bake and bike ride they planned to host. They settled on Not Dead Yet, straight out of one of Chris’s favorite movies, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” The Cancer Community Center Connection […]
On the third Saturday of every month, from 6:00 to 8:00 am cars line up at the drive-through window of the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry in Unity, Maine. In that hour and a half, the pantry is able to provide food to about 275 families or nearly 700 people throughout its community. Each family that […]