Tag Archives: Maine CDC

Tips on Controlling Asthma


Did you know that every year more people develop asthma? Or that Maine is on the top ten list of number of adults with asthma? More than 100,000 adults in Maine have asthma and more than 22,000 children. Years ago, an allergist explained to me that trying to breathe during an asthma episode is like […]

How Bill Nemitz May Have Cheated Colon Cancer


Sharing what’s on his mind is what Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz does for a living. Sometimes though, it takes more than words to get people to pay attention. Telling everyone over 50, for instance, that they really need to have a colonoscopy. It can prevent colon cancer. You know you should schedule one, but you’ve […]