Gosnell Memorial Hospice House: 10 years of having a profound impact on how people die

Ten years ago, Hospice of Southern Maine opened the doors to the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House — the first and only inpatient hospice facility in Maine.

By | December 11th, 2017|Blog|4 Comments

Exercising when you’re sick. Is it ok to do?

If you go for a run when you're sick will you get worse? What about exercise class? Or lifting weights? Read more to find out what's ok, what's not.

By | December 8th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

Time to pick up your winter farm share and get some healthy recipes, too

Winter farm shares. What a great idea! Goranson Farm (organic) offers them and they also offered us some healthy spinach, kale, and turnip recipes.

By | December 7th, 2017|Recipes|2 Comments

The connection between your diet and your longevity

Restrict what you eat and you may add years to your life. Healthy years. With the help of Maine researcher Dr. Aric Rogers, we learn how that's possible.

By | December 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Quick relief for a kinky back

When you've got a kink in your back, try out these moves on the foam roller. Don't have a roller? Don't worry. We also show you how to use a towel.

By | December 1st, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

Persian Barley Salad from Rosemont Market & Bakery

Ready to settle down for some healthy eating? Try this recipe for Persian Barley Salad. It's from Rosemont Market so it has to be delicious!

By | November 30th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

How to keep our beloved pets safe during the holidays

Love your pets? Of course you do! That's why you should check out this list of tips for keeping them safe during the holidays.

By | November 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Diabetes Connections: A podcast about type 1 diabetes

A conversation with Stacey Simms, who produces and hosts the Diabetes Connections podcast. It's personal for Stacey, whose son has type 1 diabetes.

By | November 28th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Thankful for … leftovers

Thankful for Thanksgiving leftovers and this great sandwich recipe

By | November 24th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

5-step recovery plan for getting back on track after Thanksgiving

If Thanksgiving got you off to a rough start as far as your diet is concerned, take a deep breath. Now read this advice from Jackie Conn from Weight Watchers.

By | November 24th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Burn off some Thanksgiving calories with this short, high-intensity workout

Feeling a little groggy from all that food you ate for Thanksgiving? Strength coach Andy Wight has a short but intense calorie burning routine just for you.

By | November 23rd, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

Vegan Thanksgiving? Try this recipe for a neat loaf from the Taste of Eden Vegan Café

Don't panic if there will be vegans at your Thanksgiving table. Sonya Tardif to your rescue with a recipe for a holiday neat loaf.

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

Arise Portland: A new experimental ministry that celebrates and fosters wholeness

Pastor Maria Anderson-Lippert leads a new kind of ministry that offers a safe space for reflection, commentary, and exploration. She explains how.

By | November 14th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

How to wake up your sleepy glutes and reduce the risk of an athletic knee injury

What's one thing good athletes have in common? Strong glutes! We've got some tips on how to strengthen yours and hopefully, prevent some injuries.

By | November 13th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

Red velvet “Happy Birthday to Jen!” cupcake recipe

We're celebrating an important birthday on Catching Health. Find out whose and enjoy her healthy happy birthday cupcake recipe.

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

What is Reiki?

I'd heard of Reiki before but never experienced it myself. Learn how it's done and what I got out of my first Reiki session.

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

Maine’s unique retreat for combat-injured vets and their families has a successful first summer

Kelly McGaughey's life mission is to change lives. As program director for the Travis Mills Foundation, she does it every day. She explains how in this podcast.

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

National Deviled Eggs Day? You’re kidding!

Who needs a special day for deviled eggs? I don't! Whenever wherever, I can't resist. And you won't be able to resist our devilishly delicious tips.

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

Important advice on using your generator safely

No power? If you're planning to use a generator, space heater or something similar, make sure to read these important safety tips.

By | October 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Understanding the powerful gift of Pilates

I want you to breathe better and feel more alive. To be clear-headed and bright-eyed. That's what Pilates can give you. Jen Micoleau, Pilates instructor.

By | October 30th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

A recipe for vanilla almond panna cotta from chef Max Brody

Try the recipe and learn about Max Brody's new restaurant in Buxton, Maine. He's busy renovating an antique farmhouse that will be home to The Buxton Common.

By | October 26th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

What should you say if you’re worried that someone has an eating disorder?

Roughly 30 million Americans will struggle with an eating disorder at some time in their lives. If you're worried about someone and don't know what to say, read this.

By | October 25th, 2017|Q & A|0 Comments

Why Erick Schadler spent his summer researching ticks

Most people try to avoid ticks when they're outside. Erick Schadler went looking for them. The St. Joseph's College senior spent his summer doing tick research.

By | October 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Women. This is what you need to know to defend yourselves

Be confident, be aware, be strong, be prepared. Then go for the vision, wind, and limbs. Self-defense lessons from a police officer that could save your life.

By | October 20th, 2017|Fitness|2 Comments

Oven Bird and Crazy Potatoes — get the recipes!

We love comfort food here at Catching Health. We have two comforting recipes for you — roast chicken and mashed potatoes, both with a delicious twist.

By | October 19th, 2017|Recipes|2 Comments

How to find a career that you really, really love

If you hate your job, it can affect every aspect of your life. When it happened to Nicholas Lore he found a way to be happy by helping others as a career coach.

By | October 17th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

How the loathsome fruit fly is contributing to important wound healing research

To most of us, fruit flies are obnoxious. To Dr. Vicki Losick, a Maine researcher, they may pave the way towards new wound healing treatments for humans.

By | October 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Doctor’s orders: Try this recipe for spring rolls AND take a class in our teaching kitchen

What if your doctor handed you a prescription for a cooking class? To give people a real lesson in healthier eating, a Maine Hospital has a teaching kitchen.

By | October 13th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Can you get pregnant on birth control?

What are the odds of getting pregnant when you use birth control? Which methods are the most effective? The least effective? Catching Health has the answers.

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

Lipstick Angels added color and beauty to the Dempsey Challenge

There's nothing quite as soothing as a bit of pampering. That's what was happening at the Dempsey Challenge, compliments of Lipstick Angels & Jillian Dempsey.

By | October 10th, 2017|Blog|2 Comments

How to do the perfect push-up

The mighty push-up. A basic exercise that can do so much for lots of muscles. What is correct push-up form? What are common mistakes? Get the answers here.

By | October 6th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments