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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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Medical Monday 1.13.14: Health Clinic in Fort Fairfield Giving Patients Access to Care Closer To Home

| January 14, 2014

A health clinic in Fort Fairfield is giving residents another access to care option right in their own community. Patient calls continue to come into the Kimball Community Health Center in Fort Fairfield. Since its opening, the clinic has given Fort Fairfield residents another access to care option right in their own backyard. Kim Cousins […]

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