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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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County Organizations Encourage Women to Get Mammograms on World Cancer Day

| February 4, 2014

Raising awareness about the importance of regular mammograms – that’s what three county organizations came together to do on Tuesday. The Aroostook Medical Center, the Aroostook County Action Program, and Daigle Oil Company all teamed up to encourage women to take a big step in the fight against breast cancer and get screened. Sonya Dechene […]

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Medical Monday 1.6.14: TAMC Maternity Unit Gets High Rankings

| January 7, 2014

The New Year has brought the arrival of good news to the Aroostook Medical Center, ranking their maternity unit one of the highest in the state for quality care.  This beautiful newborn is just a few hours into the world. But already he’s getting the utmost care and attention say TAMC Maternity Staff. And now […]

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The Dangers of Hypothermia and Frostbite

| January 2, 2014

With record threatening temperatures expected Thursday, it doesn’t take long for a person to develop hypothermia or frostbite. So what exactly is hypothermia? Doctor Kirsanov explains. “It is the decrease of the body temperature, depending on the stage of the hypothermia with dramatic and detrimental consequences for the human body.” Hypothermia is simply caused by […]

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Medical Monday 12.30.13: TAMC Healthcare Resolutions

| January 1, 2014

A New Year begins in just two days, but already one county healthcare site is working on a full list of resolutions that will improve patient care.  The New Year’s ball hasn’t dropped yet in Times Square but healthcare practitioners at the Aroostook Medical Center are already taking the ball and running with a slew […]

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