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.
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.
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.
Your tooth hurts and you need a root canal. No one gets excited about that news. We try to allay your worst fears with some facts from a specialist.
Menopause is a normal part of a woman's life, but it is a major shift. Hot flashes aren't the only disruptive symptoms — we talk about them all in our podcast.
Looking for a way to treat your muscles to a good massage? I found one — foam rolling. We have some tips from a physical therapist on the best techniques.
Phlebitis happens when a vein close to the surface of the skin becomes swollen and inflamed. Untreated, it can lead to a blood clot or a deep vein thrombosis.
Based on a true story, in Sammy's Broken Leg, Sammy breaks her femur and ends up in a spica cast. We see how she and her family make the best of the situation.
A small town in Maine takes on the huge goal of becoming the happiest, healthiest community in the state. It begins by encouraging residents to move naturally.
Want to add planks to your exercise routine? Strength coach Andy Wight demonstrates the right way and the wrong way. He also shows us how to add some movement.
Roots, flowers, herbs. Steep them in alcohol for a few weeks and you've got bitters. That's what Nolan Stewart does for a living. He shares his process and some recipes.
Could your child's backpack cause back problems down the road? How much it weighs and how it's worn can certainly have an impact. Some advice from an expert.
What are you grateful for? In this podcast, researcher Dr. Robert Emmons discusses what gratitude is, how easy it is to find it, and why it's important to try.
It's Childhood Obesity month, but instead of focusing on obesity, an organization that is trying to tackle the issue recommends an approach known as 5-2-1-0.
If you live in New England, you've probably been to a bean supper. But have you had bean hole beans? Find out what you're missing and sample some brown bread.
Did you know that practicing gratitude can make you happier and healthier? Don't know where to begin? Some tips from Dr. Robert Emmons, a gratitude expert.
A list of some Maine orchards that let you pick your own apples. It's a great way to spend a late summer/early fall afternoon.
More than 3 million cases of mono are diagnosed every year. The majority are teenagers, but you might be surprised at how many people over 40 get the virus.
If you've been doing crunches to tighten your abs or core, Strength Coach Andy Wight thinks you should stop and try something else. He tells us why and what.
Packing nutritious school lunches that your child will actually eat isn't easy. We have some tips from two moms, one's a vegan and the other is not.
If you have a burning pain in the ball of your foot or it feels numb or tingly, you may have a Morton's neuroma. What's that? Catching Health has the answer.
Menopause is confusing for many women. They can struggle with symptoms, but be unsure of the risks and benefits of hormone therapy. Some tips in this podcast.
Finding a good after school program for your kids can be a challenge. Some families in Maine say they were fortunate to discover a program that incorporates martial arts.
Who has a grandmother who makes jams and jellies every summer and fall? Or do you stock up at farmers' markets or autumn fairs? Now you can try making your own!
Unfortunately, head lice are a common occurrence where children gather, such as in day care or at school. Ten things you should know about the critters.
A tuning fork produces a pure musical tone when you tap it against something and make it vibrate. Helpful for tuning a musical instrument and also for healing.
Looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend? If you live in southern Maine (or are visiting), I recommend paddling a canoe through the Scarborough Marsh.
Working with a personal trainer is an investment of time and money. How do you know you made the right choice? And what are the signs that it's not a good fit?
Had your fill of lobsters this summer? No, but you'd like to try something different before summer's end? You've got to make this recipe for lobster tacos.