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Medical Monday 6.16.14: Crossfit Exercise Examined

| June 19, 2014

CrossFit, the high-intensity power-training workout, has rocketed in popularity with more than seven thousand gyms worldwide. Crossfit has also come under fire by some healthcare practitioners, calling the workout EXTREME, attributing it to a growth in exercise injuries. Shawn Cunningham examines the issue in this week’s Medical Monday. Adam Simoes is showing this Crossfit participant […]

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Medical Monday 6.2.14: Houlton Regional Hospital Deal With Budget Challenges…Qualitative Patient Care Still First, Primary Focus…

| June 5, 2014

The rising cost of healthcare doesn’t just impact patients, it can also affect a hospital’s bottom line. Houlton Regional Hospital has endured some major money challenges forcing them to make some major changes to healthcare services. Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Its been a tough few years financially for Houlton Regional Hospital. […]

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Medical Monday 5.26.14: Health Benefits of Walking

| June 2, 2014

If you’re getting outdoors to enjoy the good weather, consider getting in a good workout as well. Just by taking a simple walk. We find out how you can walk your way to better health. It’s this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Lyndsay Dufour takes every opportunity to take a brief walk while at […]

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Medical Monday 5.19.14: Allergy Season Hitting Sufferers Hard…Concrete Reason Why…Pollen Vortex.

| May 20, 2014

Allergy sufferers. If you’re having a tough season right now, there’s a concrete reason why. Health officials are saying this spring allergy season is worse because of a phenomenon called the “pollen vortex.” Shawn Cunningham explains what that is and what treatment relief exists. Its this week’s Medical Monday. Winter may be an afterthought. But […]

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Medical Monday 5.12.14: Cary Medical Launches Oncology Rehab Program

| May 19, 2014

Cary Medical Center has created a unique program to help cancer patients receiving radiation and chemotherapy treatments. As Shawn Cunningham reports in this week’s Medical Monday, the program treats the whole body…with a whole cancer team on board. Last November, Cary Medical Center launched an oncology rehab program incorporating a team of rehabilitation therapists. Michelle […]

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