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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018 6:28 PM
Waldo County General Hospital (WCGH) has announced that Daphne Lang, M.D. (left) has joined Stockton Springs Regional Health Center, and Leigh Presutto, M.D. (right) has joined Lincolnville Regional Health Center
  • Program with Prem Sadasivananda  on Nurturing Sensitivity
    The event will include meditation, chanting, music and a talk. It is open to the public by donation
  • “Moving to the new building is transformative for NAMI Maine and those we serve,” said NAMI Maine’s executive director, Jenna Mehnert
  • Music-thanatology will be the topic of a program offered at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 11 White Street in Rockland. A music-thanatologist uses the harp and voice at the bedside to serve the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the dying and their loved ones with prescriptive music
  • The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) has released a near real-time data dashboard for tickborne diseases on the Maine Tracking Network, a web-based portal that allows users to access environmental and health data
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on October 30 that it would repeal its approval for lead acetate, a toxic compound currently used as the active ingredient in so-called “progressive” hair dyes, such as Grecian Formula, which slowly darken gray hairs.
  • Earlier this year, Maine’s Legislature passed a Joint Resolution designating November as Maine Family Caregivers Month, in concert with a national designation
  • There’s a new opportunity to turn the tide against this deadly disease through the newly available lung cancer screening, which helps diagnose the disease in the earliest stages when it’s most curable
  • Jess Day of Midcoast Music Together is offering a four-week music and movement class for parents or caregivers and their babies age birth to eight months. As Day describes the program, “We are a community of families . . .
  • The annual open enrollment period to purchase or change health insurance plans on the individual market starts Thursday, November 1, and ends December 15. Maine Bureau of Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa said that on . . .
  • Non-dairy plant-based milks seem to be taking up more and more space on store shelves these days. Indeed, sales of plant milks more than doubled between 2009 and 2015 worldwide as they became increasingly popular. . . .
  • Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to host a . . .
  • St. Peter’s Church, White Street in Rockland, has planned a series of six talks, most of them on Sunday afternoons, on challenges faced by older adults. The first, on Sunday, October 28, at 3 p.m., is about palliative care and hospice . . .
  • Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers and MaineHealth Care at Home are forming a peer support group for anyone coping with the loss of a loved one. The eight-week group will meet on Wednesdays, from November 7 to January 15, from . . .
  • Dr. Katy Morrison, a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist who works at Camden Whole Health, and Dr. Kate Killoran, an OB/GYN who works at Midcoast Medicine and Wellness, and Mish Sommers, founder of Happier Outside . . .
  • Mid-Coast Recreation Center (MRC), Route 90 in Rockport, will begin offering massage therapy this fall starting in October. Over the summer, a room was renovated solely for the use of massage therapists and clients. . . .
  • In the aftermath of Florence, North and South Carolina officials are encouraging people to volunteer or donate if they can. Here are a few ways to help. The Red Cross — About 3,100 Red Cross disaster workers from all over the . . .
  • From China to the Midcoast, Tai Chi Embraced by the Aging Community
    Tai Chi is “not much of a spectator sport” for anyone observing its slow, purposeful movements, says Mike Shunney. “You won’t have 30,000 people in a stadium watching,” he joked. Yet far more practitioners take part in the . . .
  • One of the most important services New Hope for Women provides to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking is the toll-free 24/7 Hotline. Last year, New Hope for Women hotline volunteers provided more than 4,006 hours . . .
  • With recent reports from the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office documenting an increase in opioid overdoses, Waldo County General Hospital wants to remind the community that expanded care for opioid abuse disorder is currently . . .
  • Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition will hold peer recovery group meetings at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, on White Street in Rockland, every Wednesday morning from 8 to 9 a.m., starting Wednesday, July 18. The meetings are modeled on . . .
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