I recently helped my sister-in-law find some compression stockings that were fun as well as functional. The experience was so confusing at first that I decided to talk with a vein specialist and write this blog post.
Once again, we are hearing about the rising number of COVID cases. And once again, Dr. Dora Anne Mills helps us make sense of it all.
Sixty years after her death, Audrey Wade's family discovered that she carried a gene that increased their risk of cancer. It's called Lynch Syndrome.
Worried that your brain doesn't seem as sharp as it used to be? Time to do a little exercise!
Got chronic aches and pains? We've got some expert advice on what might be the underlying cause and how to turn things around.
I walked into a pale blue space and it reminded me of my mother. Memories like that are what artist Amy Stacey Curtis invites people to write about when they visit her latest exhibit The Color of Memory.
For the past 50 years Shalom House has been helping people with mental illness. One of its lesser known services is a wonderful art program. Meet two of its artists and learn more about mental illness.
Art student Isabella Deep is working on a photography project to raise awareness about suicide. She's looking for people to photograph.
So much is happening in the world right now, it is important to notice the good things. The Foster Grandparent program is something that can remind us of that.
Raise your hand if you have tinnitus. Mine's up! Here's what I've learned so far. I'm hoping you have some advice to share.
Deep vein thrombosis is something to pay attention to because it can be deadly. Learn about risk factors and symptoms.
When Judith fell recently, she hurt more than her pride. She replays her accident and the lessons she learned.
Accidents happen and some can't be avoided. But others can if only people would follow my mother's advice.
Christina Parrish is in the minority because she survived late-stage pancreatic cancer. Now she tries to give back.
Four and a half months after an aneurysm burst in her brain, Kim Laramy is moving on with her life. That beautiful smile says it all — she is grateful to be alive.
Chest pain. Could it just be indigestion? A pulled muscle? Stress? Or is it a heart attack?
New Year's resolutions already a bust? Maybe you've been going about them all wrong.
The world is weary of COVID. Things seem to be getting better and wham! Another variant, another surge. Dr. Dora Anne Mills likens the surges to winter snowstorms.
When Sam Kelley was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer, the doctor recommended he get his affairs in order. Sam decided to get a second opinion. That was twelve years ago.
Have you made any New Year's resolutions for 2022 yet? I've got some simple suggestions that don't include getting more exercise.
Sleepy during the day? Awake at night? Your brain's master clock may be out of sync. Learn more.
After nearly two years of not going to the gym, I have started working out again. It feels great!
The holidays are a wonderful time to renew and nourish relationships, but they can also be pretty stressful. You might try being a bit more mindful.
The news about the Omicron variant may be scary, but Dr. Dora Anne Mills says it's not surprising. She shares some strategies for continuing to stay as safe as possible.
Maine researchers are studying whether a common blood pressure medication can help prevent osteoporosis. See if you qualify to participate.
The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time, but if you've lost a loved one it may be a time of struggle and mixed emotions. Whatever you're feeling, it's ok.
As we age, the aortic valve in the heart doesn't always work as well as it once did. It's called aortic stenosis. Learn why it happens and how it can be treated.
Never heard of Chiari? Neither had this Maine family until it was diagnosed in three family members. This is their story.
Hearing loss is a real problem for many people, especially as they age. People often don't want to talk about it, but it's important that we do.
For eight years, Donna Beveridge thought she had Alzheimer's disease. Then one day a new doctor suggested that something else might be causing her symptoms. Sleep apnea.
Vaping. What is it? Why is it considered not safe for teens? How have some manufacturers gotten around FDA regulations?