This week, daylight savings time kicked in signalling the time to spring forward and lose and hour of sleep in the process. But as Shawn Cunningham finds out in this week’s Medical Monday, that loss of just one hour could have serious health effects on some people.
Health practitioners say there’s relevance to the old adage an apple a day could keep the doctor away. In fact they say a diet rich in fruits and vegetables could not only keep the doctor away but you out of the emergency room by boosting your immune system. Shawn Cunningham has the story in this [...]
Providing a quality patient experience has put Northern Maine Medical Center among an elite group of hospitals. As Shawn Cunningham finds out in this week’s Medical Monday, the site is one of the top 25 percent in the country according to a hospital measures standards group.
Aroostook County is pioneering a new medical treatment in Maine. It’s a minimally invasive surgical procedure that’s giving hemorrhoidal patients much needed relief. Shawn Cunningham takes a look in this week’s Medical Monday. Please be advised the medical animation you’re about to see might be a bit graphic.