The story of a man whose life took a dark turn when he learned he had Stage IV colorectal cancer. Because of the love and support of his family he was able to pull himself out of that dark place. The key was realizing that he couldn’t do it alone. Now he is providing support to other
Why is it that when a patient dies, loved ones may never hear from the doctor or other members of the medical team? Even when the patient is under treatment and has a close bond with the team. It happened to this Maine woman and it made her so angry she decided to share her story.
Ten years ago, Sally Loughridge, who is a well-known Maine artist, had 33 days of radiation therapy for breast cancer. To get through it, she did what she knows best. After each treatment, she painted.
Thanks to some incredible research and new treatments, more people with cancer are being cured or living much longer. A new program at the Dempsey Center has been designed to answer a question that many of these people are now asking — what now?
Dr. Micky Collins says the story that’s not being told about concussions is that they can be treated. Dr. Collins is a world-renowned expert on concussions.
Vein disease is one of the most common health problems in the United States. Learn about the latest treatments in this podcast with Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen.
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.
Why palliative care is so important, not only for a seriously ill patient but for the entire family. A conversation with palliative care specialist Dr. Diane Meier.
Last year, I wrote about a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that all baby boomers born between 1945 and 1965 get a one-time blood test for Hepatitis C. The reason for its recommendation was that baby boomers are five times more likely to be infected than other adults and account for more […]