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Medical Monday 2.17.14: Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate and Red Wine

| February 18, 2014

Valentine’s Day may be over, but the good news is you don’t have to wait for one particular holiday to enjoy the health benefits of dark chocolate all year long. In fact, eating enough of it could reduce your risk of heart disease and extend your life. Its this week’s Medical Monday. Go ahead take […]

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Medical Monday 2.10.14: Women’s Heart Health Awareness

| February 13, 2014

Heart disease is the number one killer of women. The month of February is dedicated to promoting awareness of women’s heart disease.  Its this week’s Medical Monday. Its lunchtime at the Aroostook Medical Center and hospital staffers are enjoying all kinds of healthy food options including this salad bar. But on this particular day, TAMC […]

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Medical Monday 2.3.14: NMMC Receives Accolade for Qualitative Care

| February 7, 2014

A hospital in Northern Maine has received an accolade on providing top quality patient care and patient safety.  “It was awesome they treat you like royalty and that’s no kidding,” says Richard Bouchard who isn’t talking about his stay at an area hotel. But he might as well have been. Bouchard is talking about his experience at […]

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Medical Monday 1.27.14: Health Benefits of Soups

| January 29, 2014

The cold weather can pose a challenge to the immune system and make you susceptible to getting a cold or flu. This week, we examine the health benefit of soups. Soups are a comfort food remedy that’ll be a real big boost to the immune system and tastes MMM MMM good. Chicken soup might be […]

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Medical Monday 1.20.14: Critical Care Transport Training

| January 22, 2014

Changing technology has changed the healthcare field, including emergency response. EMT’s, nurses and paramedics need to know how to use the latest technology that can help save lives in critical care situations. A certification program is helping to provide that knowledge through an intense two week training. Emergency healthcare responders are learning the basics of […]

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