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 […]
The countdown to fall may have arrived, but there is still plenty of time left to enjoy eating, cooking and playing outside. Here are some simple tips and strategies for handling and storing food so the fun can keep going on both before and after your picnic, barbecue, or camping trip. Cool it! You have […]
As far back as she can remember, Sarah Swanson liked to hang out at her mother’s jewelry store — G. Irwin Co. in Kittery. It’s closed now. Sarah’s mother Ann Pardoe died at the age of 62 on March 3, 2013, 11 months after she was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Eleven months is the average […]
You finally made it through menopause. The problem is along with no more periods you also seem to have no more desire for sex. Take heart. You’re not alone. Blame it on hormones Here’s a simplified medical explanation of why your libido may have hit a low point. In women, the sexual response is due […]
No matter what you’re doing outside this summer, when the day is gloriously hot and sunny, it’s important to stay hydrated. The best beverage for the job is water — before, during and after physical activity. Water may be the optimum choice, but it’s not always people’s first choice. Kids in particular often prefer brightly colored, flavored […]