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Medical Monday 3.24.14: Fort Kent Man Shares Road to Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

| March 24, 2014

More than a million incidents of traumatic brain injury occur in the U.S. every year. Brain injuries are quite common, and if left untreated unfortunately can be quite DEADLY. One Fort Kent man has survived a traumatic brain injury and is sharing his story in hopes of spreading awareness. Its this week’s Medical Monday with […]

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Medical Monday 3.17.14: Brace Technology Giving Patients A Leg Up on Health

| March 24, 2014

Some orthotic patients are BRACING themselves for a quality of life change, thanks to a local clinic and an innovative piece of technology. It’s the focus of this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Tony Boucher (BU-SHAY) now walks with more confidence. Its well hidden, but Boucher is wearing a unique innovation. This total contact […]

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Medical Monday 3.3.14: County Dialysis A Resource for Patients In Need

| March 6, 2014

Nearly fifty patients a week seek treatment at the County Dialysis Center in Presque Isle. The center is a vital resource to helping so many patients diagnosed with kidney failure or renal disease get life saving treatment close to home. Irene Bouchard is getting her dialysis treatment. A loving daughter-in-law drives Irene from HOULTON to […]

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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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