This week, daylight savings time kicked in signalling the time to spring forward and lose and hour of sleep in the process. But as Shawn Cunningham finds out in this week’s Medical Monday, that loss of just one hour could have serious health effects on some people.
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.
For one little girl in Caribou, every day brings challenges. Jada Robbins was born 9 years ago, severely premature. Jada has an extensive medical history and most recently had the first of two eyes removed. She’s a trooper that the community has volunteered to rally around. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has her story.
The Aroostook Medical Center’s Cancer Care facility sees a number of patients five days a week. And its new Hall of Courage is open seven days a week…always with the aim of inspiring those fighting cancer to never give up. Shawn Cunningham continues her Medical Monday look at breast cancer resources in the county and [...]