A program to safely dispose of medical sharps originated in Caribou through a partnership between Cary Medical Center and the Caribou Police Department. The program has reaped so much success it is now expanding to other communities in the county, thanks to financial support from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn [...]
On this week’s Medical Monday, the Aroostook Medical Center and the American Cancer Society partner on an upcoming cancer symposium. The event will bring together cancer survivors, caregivers and healthcare practitioners from throughout the county to discuss ways to battle the disease. Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham reports.
March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. In this week’s Medical Monday report, Shawn Cunningham talks to a brain injury survivor and finds out how a local rehabilitation program in Caribou is helping patients reclaim their lives.
A new workshop is being launched in Caribou to help those suffering with depression. It will challenge changes in diet, lifestyle and exercise to promote mental wellness. Its this week’s Medical Monday. Shawn Cunningham reports.