Imagine taking cells from a person’s skin and using them to build a new kidney. That’s what’s happening at MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. Someday, the process could save people’s lives.
The environment you live and work in can either enhance your health or put you at risk of certain diseases, such as cancer. Learn the facts about two cancers that have been linked to environmental factors in Maine.
During a serious episode of depression that landed him in the hospital two years ago, Jack found out just how important friends can be. Good medicine and good friends made all the difference. We talk about that and a lot more in Conversations About Aging, a Catching Health podcast.
Come on now, winter is over. No more excuses for not exercising. And if you’ve never ever exercised before, you can’t use that for an excuse, either. We’ve got some tips for you.
Sights and tastes to behold. Sharing some highlights from a recent vacation with friends.
My dad had shingles and ended up with unrelenting nerve pain. That’s why I didn’t hesitate to get the new shingles vaccine. Neither did my husband. It’s not the only vaccine recommended for adults. We’ve got the whole list for you.
When Kelly David was diagnosed with two life-threatening heart conditions, she became afraid and depressed. It took a while but she finally decided being afraid was no way to live. When you read her story, you’ll not only cheer her on, you might also be motivated to start moving, too.
A Bill in the Maine legislature would update insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screenings. The updates are in line with new guidelines from the American Cancer Society. Get details about both on Catching Health.
Emma celebrated her 86th birthday in early March. The month before marked the first anniversary of her husband Warren’s death. We talk about the beginning and the end of their long life together in the latest episode of Conversations About Aging, a Catching Health podcast.
Avocados are so good for you. Did you know that? Find out why and also get some tips on choosing and opening an avocado. Oh, and did I mention recipes, too?