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The Doctor Will See You Now — On Your Smart Phone

The Doctor Will See You Now — On Your Smart Phone

Maine Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield members  can now use their smart phone, tablet or computer for a live video conversation with a doctor about non-emergency health issues. The service is called LiveHealth Online. Read more ...

The Ocean Inspires Maine Dermatologist to Create Skin Care Products

The Ocean Inspires Maine Dermatologist to Create Skin Care Products

For many years, I have carried an image of Dr. Michael Taylor in my head. He was leaving the exam room in his office and poked his head back in just before he closed the door. "Don't forget to protect your skin," he said. "Wear sunscreen."  Read more ...

Why Maine Center for Cancer Medicine Changed Its Name

Why Maine Center for Cancer Medicine Changed Its Name

What's in a name? Quite a bit believes the Maine Center for Cancer Medicine and Blood Disorders in Scarborough. The practice was founded in 1978 by Dr. Ronald Carroll, Maine's first medical oncologist. Today the private group practice has 13 cancer specialists on its staff. On any given day they will see from 150 to 175 patients. They also consult on cases across the country. Read more ...

11th Annual Portland Boat Show

11th Annual Portland Boat Show

"THE PORTLAND BOAT SHOW" at the Portland Sports Complex on March 6th through March 9th, 2014. The facility is conveniently located at 512 Warren Avenue, just off exit 48 of the Maine Turnpike. This venue will feature plenty of free on-site parking and the largest display area of any of the local boat shows, with exhibits including center console & walkaround fishing boats, bowriders, cuddy cabins, cruisers, pontoon boats, wakeboard boats, and tournament ski boats. 

HOURS
Thursday 3/6 12pm - 8pm
Friday 3/7 10am - 8pm
Saturday 3/8 10am - 8pm
Sunday 3/9 10am - 5pm

ADMISSION
Adults: $8
Children (6-12 years): $3
Under 6 FREE

FMI: http://www.theportlandboatshow.com/


 

 

Why Community Acupuncture is Bomb Diggity

Why Community Acupuncture is Bomb Diggity

Guest post by Lauren Breau, L.Ac., acupuncturist at Wildwood Community Acupuncture

Before I tell you all about community acupuncture and convince you that you should come in and give it a whirl, I have a couple of quick questions for you.

3rd Annual Williams-Cone Craft Fair

3rd Annual Williams-Cone Craft Fair

Craft Fair at Williams-Cone School

19 Perkins St in Topsham Saturday Nov. 2, 2013 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craftt - Baked Goods

Soups and more sale.

Top 5 reasons to come to the Williams-Cone Elementary School CRAFT FAIR tomorrow:

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Tilson Retires as Sagadahoc County Health Officer. Marla Davis named to Post.

Tilson Retires as Sagadahoc County Health Officer. Marla Davis named to Post.

BATH, Maine – At the Sagadahoc County Board of Commissioners annual review of the Board of Health the Commissioners accepted, with strong commendation, the Annual Report of the Board of Health for 2012 and Plan of Work for 2013. At the same session, the Board of Commissioners accepted the decision of Sagadahoc County Health Officer Hugh Tilson to retire from his role, and the nomination of Marla Davis, the County’s first Board of Health Chair, to be the new Sagadahoc County Health Officer, effective immediately. In his announcement of his intent to retire as Sagadahoc County Health Officer, Tilson referred to the Annual Report as ample evidence that the Board of Health and public health in general in Sagadahoc County are in the right position to make this leadership change now. “The decision to step down as Sagadahoc County Health Officer might have been a very difficult one for me.