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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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Mardens Donates 99 Handmade Blankets to TAMC

| December 4, 2013

A single blanket can make a child feel at ease, especially if the child is sick; and so Project Linus was started. Project Linus is a non-profit organization that distributes homemade blankets to children in need. Blanketeers here in Aroostook County have donated their homemade blankets to the Presque Isle Mardens as part of the […]

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Expanded Health Care services are coming to Ashland

| November 26, 2013

“We do have a large elderly population in this part of Maine and consequently they do tend to be higher users of our services than others. Making that health care available to them in a reasonable distance from their homes is extremely important,” said Janet Kelley, Board Chair of Katahdin Valley Health Center. Ashland Medical […]

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