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

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

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

Menopause: How to survive its powerful ups and downs

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.

By | October 3rd, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

How to practice gratitude and why you should

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.

By | September 19th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Menopause and hormone therapy: Pros and cons

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.

By | September 5th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Words of wisdom on caring for someone with Alzheimer’s

In this Catching Health podcast, I talk with world-renowned dementia and Alzheimer's expert Teepa Snow. She shares practical skills and strategies.

By | August 22nd, 2017|Podcast|2 Comments

Raising sexually healthy children: Advice from an expert

Had THE TALK with your kids yet? Don't even know how to get things started? Listen to Jennifer Wiessner. She's an expert on raising sexually healthy children.

By | August 8th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

How some emergency responders are trying to keep people well and out of the hospital

Community paramedicine is a growing trend around the country. Instead of providing emergency care, trained paramedics are helping to keep people well. Learn how in this podcast.

By | July 25th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Expanding access to cutting edge cancer care in Maine

A grant from the Alfond Foundation will help MaineHealth expand access to cancer care in Maine. In this podcast, cancer specialist Dr. Scot Remick explains how.

By | July 11th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

To Root and To Rise: Accepting Brain Injury

A brain injury changed Carole Starr's life forever. She learned to accept it, but not easily. In this podcast, she talks about her new book To Root & To Rise.

By | June 27th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

A man’s guide to a happy, healthy and long life

Men — this podcast is all about you! We want you to have a long and healthy life, so we've got lots of useful tips for you. It's because we love you AND it's Men's Health Week.

By | June 13th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

What you need to know about life-threatening eating disorders

Dr. Patrice Lockhart, medical director of the New England Eating Disorders Program at Sweetser, talks about risks, symptoms, and treatment of eating disorders.

By | May 30th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Help! Why can’t I get a decent night’s sleep?

Have insomnia? Sleep specialist Dr. Christopher Hughes talks about common causes and how to break the cycle. Listen to our podcast.

By | May 16th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

The latest in vein treatments — from spider to varicose to deep vein thrombosis

Vein disease is one of the most common health problems in the United States. Learn about the latest treatments in this podcast with Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen.

By | May 2nd, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Suffer from an irritable bowel? Learn how a low FODMAP diet may bring you relief

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome or IBS, you'll want to hear what registered dietitian Patsy Catsos has to say about a low FODMAP way of eating. It could change your life.

By | April 18th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

What you need to know to make sure children with disabilities are never left out

Sadly, kids with disabilities are often excluded from activities that other kids are doing. Listen to how the National Inclusion Project is making a difference.

By | April 4th, 2017|Podcast|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

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

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

No more love, but is divorce the answer? How to put it to the test

Relationship coach and divorce consultant Dr. Erin Oldham helps couples (and children) navigate the sometimes rocky world of love, marriage and divorce.

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

Understanding naturopathic medicine from a naturopathic physician’s point of view

An interview with naturopathic physician Sarah Kozur. She explains the philosophy behind naturopathy, educational requires and tools she uses in her practice.

By | January 24th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

How music therapy can do more than just make you feel good

You might think that listening to music is therapeutic. It is, but music therapist Kate Beever takes it to a different level.

By | January 10th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

Tips on how to keep that resolution to lose weight in the coming year

What's your New Year's resolution? If it's to lose weight, you are not alone. Think you might need some expert advice and support? Listen to this podcast.

By | December 27th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

A conversation about suicide. Why there are no right or wrong words

If you're worried that someone is contemplating suicide, there are no right or wrong words. What's important is to say something. Learn more in this podcast.

By | December 13th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

What is palliative care? A conversation with a doctor who has made it her life’s work

Why palliative care is so important, not only for a seriously ill patient but for the entire family. A conversation with palliative care specialist Dr. Diane Meier.

By | November 29th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

High Tide, Low Tide: A Caring Friend’s Guide to Bipolar Disorder

Martin Baker, from England, and Fran Houston, from Maine, talk about their new book High Tide, Low Tide: A Caring Friend's Guide to Bipolar Disorder.

By | November 15th, 2016|Podcast|6 Comments

Are you confused about the best ways to screen for breast cancer? Some recommendations from an expert

Is a mammogram the best way to screen for breast cancer? Dr. Suzanne Hoekstra answers the question and more in this episode of the Catching Health Podcast.

By | November 1st, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments