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Medical Monday 10.8.12: Breast Cancer Series Pt. 2

Medical Monday 10.8.12: Breast Cancer Series Pt. 2

| October 8, 2012

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 […]

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Medical Sharps Program Expanding Countywide

Medical Sharps Program Expanding Countywide

| June 15, 2012

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 […]

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Medical Monday: DRIVING An Important Lesson Home.

Medical Monday: DRIVING An Important Lesson Home.

| April 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Northern Maine Community College is using fun video games to drive an important lesson home. That people should never drink and drive. its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham.

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Medical Monday 4.9.12: TAMC and American Cancer Society Partner on Cancer Symposium

Medical Monday 4.9.12: TAMC and American Cancer Society Partner on Cancer Symposium

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Medical Monday: Brain Injury Awareness and Recovery

Medical Monday: Brain Injury Awareness and Recovery

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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