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Dec 22, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Do you indulge in a lot of candy and other sweets during the holidays? Check out my Catching Health blog for some useful tips on how to enjoy holiday goodies without doing damage to your teeth. Six Tips for a Health Holiday Mouth ...
Dec 17, 2014 at 7:40 PM

So many tempting treats this time of year. Catching Health has some healthy strategies so you can have your cake and eat it too! Read more ...
Dec 14, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Now and again, I write about my mother, who is 88 and lives in a memory care facility. Over the years I've had to help purchase home medical equipment — canes, wheelchairs, walkers — for her and my late father. If you're in a similar situation,...
Dec 12, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Finally got a wreath on our front door. It's from Wreaths for Hope and is in the shape of a cancer awareness ribbon. The wreath was a gift from a friend who knew about my recent diagnosis of DCIS — stage 0 breast cancer. Hence, the pink...
Dec 12, 2014 at 7:02 AM

Guest post by Dr. Jane Ho, pediatrician in Westbrook and clinical adviser to the MaineHealth Childhood Immunizations Program.
As a parent of three teen boys and a local pediatrician, it concerns me that many people fail to get an annual flu...
Dec 11, 2014 at 7:31 AM

Maine Coast Mall First Ever Holiday Festival December 12 & 13, 2014
Tree Lighting, Bonfire & Concert for a Cause!  Friday, December 12, 2014 5-8pm. 
Enjoy live music and Christmas carols during the community bonfire! Donations are...
Dec 11, 2014 at 6:32 AM

The YWCA Mount Desert Island is sponsoring a series of classes on financial literacy for women.  Classes continue with Money Matters on December 20 at 8:30AM at 36 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor with Instructor, Anne Gibson from Gibson Financial...
Dec 9, 2014 at 12:01 PM

My friend Lee had a scare last year. She thought she might have thyroid cancer. It all began when she had a CT scan for something else and it showed a nodule or lump on her thyroid. Then she had a fine needle aspiration biopsy, which came back...
Dec 4, 2014 at 3:16 PM
A large part of a breakwater owned by the Eastport Port Authority fell into the water at 2 a.m. Thursday.
Dec 4, 2014 at 6:12 PM

EASTPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A large part of a breakwater owned by the Eastport Port Authority fell into the water at 2 a.m. Thursday. One person is has...
Dec 4, 2014 at 6:14 AM

With colder weather approaching, Spectrum Generations is in full swing helping older and disabled adults in central Maine get the assistance they need to stay warm and safe this winter. 
Many Mainers fear that they may have to go without...
Dec 4, 2014 at 4:37 AM

If you’ve hit 50 and you’re a woman, chances are your bones have lost some strength over the years. Most people’s bones are as dense as they’ll ever be between the ages of 18 to 25. By the time you reach 35, density begins to gradually decrease...
Nov 30, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Take a moment and look at the portrait above. Try to come up with a story about the woman. I’ll give you a few prompts. Her name is Aimee. She’s 41 and the mother of three daughters.
Read Aimee's story and learn why her portrait is part of...
Nov 25, 2014 at 9:51 AM

In Maine news recently, there was a sad and disturbing story about a teenager arrested on charges of burglary, theft, criminal mischief and criminal trespass. According to an article in the Bangor Daily News, he was found naked in one of two...
Nov 21, 2014 at 6:49 AM

A wellness tip from Catching Health with Diane Atwood with a little help from Charlotte. Read the tip ...