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Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part Two

Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part Two

| November 19, 2013

The initial signs and symptoms of arthritis can be misleading. Many people suspect an injury when they experience early symptoms. But it’s very important to realize that joint pain and  should not be ignored. Paying early attention to symptoms is the first step to being properly diagnosed. Julie Foster is an arthritis patient that works […]

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Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part One

Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part One

| November 19, 2013

1 in 5 adults living in the United States reports having doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Charlie Davis is a longtime arthritis patient living in Aroostook County. He recalls when he realized he had a chronic health problem. He says “I’m a flooring contractor and it got to be harder and harder to be on my knees and […]

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Medical Monday 11.11.13: Flu Shot Best SHOT at Prevention This Flu Season

Medical Monday 11.11.13: Flu Shot Best SHOT at Prevention This Flu Season

| November 13, 2013

Flu season has begun. Healthcare practitioners say its not too late to practice an ounce of prevention by getting a flu shot.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say manufacturers now estimate more than 145 million doses of influenza vaccine will be produced for the U.S. market this season. That’s up from the initial […]

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Medical Monday 11.4.13: Step and Tone To Good Health

Medical Monday 11.4.13: Step and Tone To Good Health

| November 5, 2013

Taking STEPS to improve your health. That’s what these people are doing in this STEP and TONE class led by Kelli Marsten. Kelli Marsten is the instructor for Step and Tone at the University of Maine at Presque Isle and says “I might do two minutes on the step or one minute on the step […]

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Medical Monday 10.28.13: Breast Cancer Assembly At Houlton H.S.

Medical Monday 10.28.13: Breast Cancer Assembly At Houlton H.S.

| October 29, 2013

Houlton High School Students are filing in for a very important school assembly. It’s called “GET YOUR PINK ON” and is aimed at educating these young people about breast cancer. Sue Pierce Houlton is a guidance counselor and says “Its important because there are still a lot of myths out there and we’re beginning to finally […]

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