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Medical Monday 4.14.14: TAMC Launches News Lymphedema Clinic

| April 18, 2014

A local hospital is seeing success with its new lymphedema clinic. As Shawn Cunningham reports, the clinic’s patient load is growing thanks to positive word of mouth and a STEP in the right direction. Its this week’s Medical Monday. For eight years, lymphedema has kept Laura Pike from pretty much living a free mobile life. […]

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Local Hospital Makes Headway in Reducing Hospital Acquired Infections

| April 3, 2014

A local hospital says they’re data indicates they’re doing exceedingly better at reducing hospital acquired infections like MRSA. Shawn Cunningham takes a look at what the hospital has done to protect its patients. Aroostook Medical Center for treatment, can rest assure they’re less likely to contract anything else like MRSA, a hospital acquired infection. TAMC […]

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Free Diabetes Screenings for Diabetes Alert Day

| March 26, 2014

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the Maine. More than 8 percent of adults living in Maine have diabetes, and an estimated 3.1 percent of Mainers have diabetes, but haven’t been diagnosed. That’s why Diabetes Educator Christine O’Meara, says having diabetes screenings are important. “We thought this was important and a great […]

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World Sleep Day

| March 17, 2014

I’m sure you’ve heard many people complain about how tired they are, and how they didn’t get a good night’s rest. It seems to be a daily complaint for most people, and Family Nurse Practitioner, Carrissa Hankins says it’s a good idea to have good sleep hygiene habits. “Going to bed at the same time, […]

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County Health Practitioner Weigh In On Healthcare Coverage Debate in Augusta

| March 6, 2014

More Mainers could be seeing more medical services by way of Obamacare and mainly Medicaid. A bill that’s been halted in the Maine legislature could be moving forward this week. The bill would expand health care coverage thousands of Mainers under Medicaid if approved. But the bill has been chiefly opposed by Governor LePage. Still […]

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