Influenza becoming widespread in Maine, precautions offered

AUGUSTA — Influenza has been confirmed in all 16 Maine counties and is now classified as widespread across the state.The Maine Center for Disease Control…

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Emergency physicians offer cold-weather safety tips

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Winter months are busy in the nation’s emergency departments. The American College of Emergency Physicians has tips to ensure that you can…

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Emergency physicians offer cold weather emergency tips

Emergency physicians are urging people to understand cold-weather health risks and take precautions to avoid cold-related medical emergencies as winter bears down. When temperatures drop,…

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HEALTH TIPS: Should men and women exercise the same way?

By Lannell Beckles Should men and women exercise the same way? The short answer is yes. Training programs are based on the person’s goals. Yet,…

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