Consider this: It takes an average of eight years for someone with a rare disease to get a diagnosis. Many adults have endured symptoms for decades before finding out what’s wrong with them. Even with a diagnosis, their challenges may not be over. The world of rare diseases is often complicated and misunderstood.
The stereotype of someone with sleep apnea is a middle-aged obese man. Those two factors certainly increase the risk, but sleep apnea can occur in anyone, at any age. The American Sleep Apnea Association recently conducted a survey that helps increase our understanding of the many challenges associated with sleep apnea, which is far more common than you may rea
There are many unanswered questions about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Peter Baker, with the Alzheimer’s Association in Maine, has some answers in this podcast.
If you want a medication for pain or other symptoms, how do you pick the right one? Pharmacist Stephen Drapeau from Coastal Pharmacy and Wellness helps us out.
With spring comes allergies for some people. Allergy symptoms are often similar to cold symptoms. How can you tell the difference? Catching Health has the answer.
Eating disorders are complex and often dangerous illnesses. Learn about the most common eating disorders and what to do if you’re worried that someone has one.
If you’re lucky, whether you have a cold or the flu, you’ll recover with no problems. Sometimes, though, the flu can cause serious complications
Miles Zelasko was probably born with Lyme Disease. He wasn’t diagnosed until he was six, soon after his mother Celeste was diagnosed. This is their story.
Why are college students at risk for mumps? How is it spread? What are the symptoms? I provide some answers on the WCSH6 Morning Report.
I’m wearing red today, to mark the tenth anniversary of National Wear Red Day. Established by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, each year on the first Friday in February, women and men wear red to draw attention to heart disease in women. According to the Heart Association, tremendous strides […]