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Life Model: There's Something About Mary Stanford

Life Model: There's Something About Mary Stanford

Mary Stanford got the birthday surprise of her life last spring when she opened the door to what she thought was a sale. She loves to go junking and so, that's the ruse her friends Emily Barker and Lynn Hart had cooked up to get her there. Read more ...

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63

8 Reasons to read 11/22/63
"The past is obdurate.  It doesn't want to be changed."  (p. 232) ob-dur-ate [OB-duu-rit] adj. Stubborn; unyielding. Alright, maybe I'm pandering to the 50th Anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, but listen, I just HAD to read Stephen King's 11/22/63, and second, why NOT think and talk and write about it this week? True confessions: I read it a year ago.  But it's one of those books I've wanted to let ferment. There's a heap of reasons I liked 11/22/63, but here are my top 8 reasons: READ MORE

Prediabetes: An Opportunity to Improve Your Health

Prediabetes: An Opportunity to Improve Your Health

If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar is higher than it should be, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. It's not inevitable that you'll eventually develop diabetes, but it increases your risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-third of the adults in this country have prediabetes. Most of them have no idea. Read more ...

 

Health Events in Maine November 18 to November 21

Health Events in Maine November 18 to November 21
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Transformative Self Care: Why and How to Put Yourself First

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street
South Portland

Drawing Portraits and Figures

Drawing Portraits and Figures

We had a really fun assignment in drawing class recently. We had to take pictures of each other and make a composite drawing of four people. The drawing could have two different eyes and eyebrows, a nose from more than one person — same with the mouth, the ears, even the hair. Mix and match. You get the picture? Let me show you mine! Read more ...

Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen

Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen

This is what Kendall Scott did when, at the age of 27, she found out that she had Hodgkin’s lymphoma: ”I cried. I laughed. I drank a beer and ordered a pizza.”

As she finished her beer and pizza she says, “I felt this ball of fortitude begin to form deep in my gut (and it wasn’t just my dinner).

Health Events in Maine November 10 to November 16

Health Events in Maine November 10 to November 16
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Hospice Annual Service of Faith and Remembrance

The First Universalist Church
345 Broadway
Rockland

Sunday, November 10
3:00 pm

Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers and Pen Bay Healthcare's Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice invite the community to their annual Service of Faith and Remembrance.

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