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.
Doctors are always trying to reroute patients to primary care providers instead of the emergency room to keep healthcare costs low, and give more people regular access to care. To that end the Aroostook Medical Center now has new grant funding that will bridge the gap between patients and primary care providers creating whole new [...]