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Medical Monday 6.30.14: Super Blood Drives Helping Save Lives

| July 2, 2014

Blood drives will be taking place throughout New England over the summer months to shore up low blood supplies. Blood collection officials say having enough blood is critical to save lives in the event of emergencies, accidents and never ending illnesses. Shawn Cunningham was on site at a SUPER BLOOD DRIVE in Presque Isle today. […]

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Medical Monday 6.23.14: Shingles

| June 23, 2014

Time for some health news now. Shingles is a common virus related to chickenpox. It can be painful and contagious if not treated properly. One woman shares her shingles story with Shawn Cunningham. It’s this week’s Medical Monday. Debra Fox enjoys her short walk to the laundry room. She loves being self sufficient. Six years […]

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Medical Monday 6.16.14: Crossfit Exercise Examined

| June 19, 2014

CrossFit, the high-intensity power-training workout, has rocketed in popularity with more than seven thousand gyms worldwide. Crossfit has also come under fire by some healthcare practitioners, calling the workout EXTREME, attributing it to a growth in exercise injuries. Shawn Cunningham examines the issue in this week’s Medical Monday. Adam Simoes is showing this Crossfit participant […]

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Medical Monday 6.9.14: TAMC Working To Become Certified Site For American Heart Association

| June 10, 2014

A local hospital is becoming a treatment branch of the nation’s largest awareness organization on heart disease. Shawn Cunningham takes a look at how the Aroostook Medical Center is helping more people TAKE HEART for their health. Its this week’s Medical Monday. “TAMC is partnering with the American Heart Association to become a certified heart […]

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Medical Monday 6.2.14: Houlton Regional Hospital Deal With Budget Challenges…Qualitative Patient Care Still First, Primary Focus…

| June 5, 2014

The rising cost of healthcare doesn’t just impact patients, it can also affect a hospital’s bottom line. Houlton Regional Hospital has endured some major money challenges forcing them to make some major changes to healthcare services. Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Its been a tough few years financially for Houlton Regional Hospital. […]

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