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Posted: May 16, 2013
Mistreatment and inequalities in healthcare are cited as the main reasons African-Americans are less likely to trust hospice care.
Posted: May 16, 2013
Last winter, Jackie Conn decided she needed to help Maine’s first responders to get fit. Conn, general manager of Weight Watchers in Maine, learned that a friend of her daughter’s had lost her father, a firefighter, to a heart attack. The Worcester, Mass., man was snowblowing... Read More
Posted: May 15, 2013
The placenta usually isn’t given much thought after the birth happens. It’s just thrown away. But researchers are taking a new interest in it. A growing number of studies suggest that this organ, which feeds nutrients to the fetus and removes waste from its blood, may reveal a... Read More
Posted: May 15, 2013
One of two carriers that will offer policies through Maine’s health insurance exchange has lined up a group of central Maine physicians to treat patients with the new coverage. Maine Community Health Options, a consumer-run health insurer based in Lewiston, announced this week... Read More
Posted: May 14, 2013
Taylor Nared has known since she was a teenager that she was facing tough health choices relatively few other women will confront — about raising a family, about her body’s integrity, about her very survival. Perched on her family tree were several women who had breast... Read More
Posted: May 14, 2013
A national hospital watchdog group has ranked Maine’s hospitals the safest in the nation, just as another new report shows a drop in serious medical errors in the state. Eighty percent of hospitals in Maine earned an “A” in theHospital Safety Score ratings released May 8... Read More
Posted: May 13, 2013
In recent weeks, I've been sent a number of blogs posted by a number of bright men arguing the ideas that fascia is relevant. It's like arguing that your lungs aren't as relevant as your small intestines. It's the context and the point one is trying to make that can either... Read More
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Posted: May 13, 2013
I have had the good fortune to live a very successful life as a doctor and now, on my path as a speaker and author. To remind myself, I compiled the following list of attributes that I have followed, which helped me achieve success. This is my go-to list I refer to when faced... Read More
Posted: May 13, 2013
Fibromyalgia is a common chronic pain syndrome associated with muscle tenderness and increased sensitivity to pain. Understanding the mechanisms of what causes fibromyalgia has been difficult to come by, and as a result, doctors have struggled to find successful treatments for... Read More
Posted: May 13, 2013
Risk from ultraviolet light can come when we least expect it. A new type of manicure has prompted mild warnings from the Skin Cancer Foundation and dermatology experts. Gel manicures, which last significantly longer than traditional nail polish, typically conclude... Read More

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