Pushing some weight around. You’ll be grateful for the inspiration

This week in my discomfort zone, I'm pushing my limits as I lift and push a lot of weight. Come along for the workout. Maybe you'll be inspired to push some limits, too.

By | March 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Tips on eating when you’re undergoing cancer treatment

Poor nutrition can impact a cancer patient's treatment and their body’s ability to heal. The Cancer Community Center helps people overcome obstacles to eating.

By | March 25th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What all women need to know about gynecologic cancers

When my friend Jan found out she had fallopian tube cancer, she was shocked. It happens to many women with GYN cancer. They can be difficult to detect early on.

By | March 24th, 2017|Blog|12 Comments

Easy ways to add a healthy new vegetable — seaweed — to your diet

Why add seaweed to your diet? It's loaded with nutrients. And don't turn up your nose if you've never tried it! Check out these great tips and recipes.

By | March 23rd, 2017|Recipes|2 Comments

Why does my heel hurt when I get up in the morning?

If you want to wear flip flops or stilettos or slippers, fine. But don't climb any mountains or your feet, especially your heels, will be crying out in pain.

By | March 22nd, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Why we procrastinate and how to stop right now

It's our emotions, not lack of time management skills, that make us procrastinate says Dr. Timothy Pychyl. If you need some help, listen to this podcast now.

By | March 21st, 2017|Podcast|2 Comments

How to let your elderly parents know you’re worried about their safety

Practical advice on having difficult conversations with elderly parents about issues regarding care and safety.

By | March 20th, 2017|Blog|2 Comments

Who says baby food can’t be delicious and healthy?

Trying to make healthy food choices for your baby? So are my daughter and son-in-law. See how they're doing and try out one of their favorite baby food recipes.

By | March 16th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?

What's your breakfast routine? Grab something on the run? Sit down to a hearty meal? Skip it altogether? Some people say it's the most important meal of the day. We asked a nutrition expert.

By | March 15th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

The joy of doing trap bar deadlifts. Welcome inside my discomfort zone

I've been working with personal trainer Andy Wight for about two months and feel so much stronger and more motivated. Join me in what I call my discomfort zone. This week we're doing trap bar deadlifts.

By | March 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

In the middle of his battle against cancer, a Maine man is terrified his health insurance plan is about to be destroyed

Cancer patients and advocates are working hard to add a personal perspective to the ACA debate. Maine cancer patient Stretch Tuemmler shares his story.

By | March 13th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

A recipe for sweet potato, coconut and chipotle soup from El Rayo Taqueria

Looking for a soup that will take the chill off? Try this recipe for sweet potato, coconut and chipotle soup from El Rayo Taqueria. It'll warm you up!

By | March 9th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Why does my jaw ache when I wake up every morning?

Wake up with an aching jaw or head? Sore gums? Sensitive teeth? Prosthodontist Dr. Paul Best gives us some possible reasons why.

By | March 8th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Dr. Christiane Northrup teaches us how to make life easy

In this podcast, best-selling author Dr. Christiane Northrup shares the essential truth she has come to understand and the wisdom she has gained throughout her life.

By | March 7th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

For people living with Parkinson’s, Rock Steady Boxing offers the chance to be active again

Research shows that intensive exercise can benefit people with Parkinson's disease. A new program in Mid Coast Maine is proving the point. It's called Rock Steady Boxing.

By | March 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Let’s talk about eating disorders — what they are and how they can be treated

Eating disorders are complex and often dangerous illnesses. Learn about the most common eating disorders and what to do if you're worried you or someone you know has one.

By | March 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

A recipe for yummy blueberry banana pancakes, compliments of MAND

When cold winter winds whip around it's the perfect time for homemade pancakes. A recipe from the food experts at the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

By | March 2nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

What should you do when you miss two weeks of exercise?

After being sick and missing two weeks of exercise I was tempted to give up. Thanks to my trainer's good advice, I'm back on track.

By | March 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What causes carpal tunnel syndrome?

Got a tingling sensation in your thumb and several fingers? You might have carpal tunnel syndrome. Learn more.

By | March 1st, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Scientists at MDI Biological Laboratory discover a tiny molecule that may be able to heal a damaged heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world. At a research lab on the coast of Maine, scientists have discovered a tiny molecule that shows great promise for damaged hearts.

By | March 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Using medical marijuana in a recipe for Lobster Primavera with Spring Peas and Marscapone

Some people who use medical marijuana would prefer to eat it rather that smoke it. Wellness Connection of Maine has a recipe for Lobster Primavera and some tips.

By | February 23rd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Is bronchitis contagious?

If you have a cold that settles in your chest, you may have bronchitis. Is it contagious? That's the number one question doctors get asked. We have the answer.

By | February 22nd, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Why you should know the difference between cardiac arrest and a heart attack

You should know the difference between cardiac arrest and a heart attack. In this podcast, Dr. Brandei Wingard explains and tells us how to protect our hearts.

By | February 21st, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Fitness for life: Maintaining your vitality

If you already follow a fitness program, good for you. But if you don't, it's time to get started. We're here to provide some motivation.

By | February 20th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to start and maintain your Seven Days of Love exercise program

Seven Days of Love = seven days of simple exercises. What better way to show yourself some love than to get your body moving. We have some tips for you.

By | February 15th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Seven Days of Love. Day seven: Dead bugs!

Every day for the past seven days, Andy Wight from AW Strength & Conditioning has demonstrated a simple exercise. Today he shows us how to do a favorite.

By | February 14th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Seven Days of Love. Day six: Romanian deadlift

Day six of Seven Days of Love. If you've been doing Andy's exercises, you must be feeling a lot of love! Today's is a great one for balance and stability.

By | February 13th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Seven Days of Love. Day five: Isometric bent over row

Day five of Seven Days of Love. Today, we're going to love our upper backs and improve our posture at the same time. Get ready to do an isometric bent over row. That's a mouthful!

By | February 12th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Seven Days of Love. Day Four: Reverse lunge with a slider

Day four of Seven Days of Love. Andy Wight demonstrates how to do a reverse lunge with a slider. Get those legs in shape for summer!

By | February 11th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Seven Days of Love. Day Three: Let’s do a plank

Day three of Seven Days of Love. For the seven days leading up to Valentine's Day, Andy Wight from AW Strength & Conditioning will demonstrate a simple exercise. Join us!

By | February 10th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Seven Days of Love. Day 2: How to do a push-up

Want to get in shape, but can't get to the gym? Follow Catching Health and AW Strength & Conditioning for Seven Days of Love. Every day a simple exercise.

By | February 9th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments