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Medical Monday: Youth Suntanning Debate Heats Up

| May 1, 2013

The controversial health debate of allowing youth to tan using UV tanning beds has hit the state legislature. Recently, Governor LePage vetoed a bill to prohibit tanning facilities from allowing minors to use the machines, putting the decision back in the hands of parents. But health officials say that decision might cause harmful …potentially fatal […]

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Planet Head Day 2013

| February 20, 2013

When is it normal to see heads painted as planets? The 7th annual Planet Head Day took place this weekend at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. It’s an event that not only gets folks excited about the solar system, but raises money for a very important cause. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli shows us […]

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Fundraiser to Benefit Two Local Girls Battling Cancer

| November 27, 2012

Lots of folks went shopping in Fort Kent this weekend..but not necessarily for big sales. A fundraiser held at UMFK helped benefit two local girls battling cancer. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli has the story.

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“County Cancer Hall of Courage” Introduced at TAMC

| August 24, 2012

Leaders of The Aroostook Medical Center and some County newspapers have teamed up on a project honoring cancer survivors both past and present. A press conference and ceremony were held Thursday. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli has the story.

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