Narcan, a medication that can reverse a drug overdose, has become a familiar name in Maine. A bill making it available to everyone was recently vetoed by Governor Paul LePage, only to be overridden a few days later by state lawmakers. In this Catching Health podcast, addiction specialist Dr. Mark Publicker explains how Narcan works and when it can be used.
Finding it difficult these days to even agree to disagree? According to a national poll on civility in America, 75% of respondents agree that incivility has risen to crisis levels. In this Catching Health podcast, we learn about some major efforts to revive civility in America.
When it comes to eating disorders, size and weight aren’t necessarily what’s most important. The Eating Disorders Association of Maine is trying to dispel some of the myths surrounding eating disorders by providing education and other resources.
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.
What are you grateful for? In this podcast, researcher Dr. Robert Emmons discusses what gratitude is, how easy it is to find it, and why it’s important to try.
ALS is a devastating disease. George Smith remembers the moment his doctor gave him the diagnosis. And the moment he decided to reset his priorities in life.
In this Catching Health podcast, Jane Tholen talks about how antidepressants impacted her life, how she got off them, and what her life is like today.
Dr. Ron Bissell has spent his life helping others. He did it as a surgeon for 25 years. Now he does it by sharing what he knows about leading a spiritual life.
Your kids are bombarded with information about sex in the news, at school, online. You want them to hear it from you. If you’re worried about saying the right things at the right time, listen to this podcast with certified sex therapist Jennifer Wiessner.
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.