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.
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.
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.
For the past three decades, Nicole Petit has lived with Type 1 diabetes. Now 40, she's had to face some new challenges. As usual, she keeps a positive attitude.
Most headaches are not life threatening but can be disabling. Some headaches are dangerous. Learn headache causes and triggers, as well as crucial symptoms.
For people with autism, a major study may provide answers about possible causes and treatments. Learn more about the SPARK study and how you might participate.
CoolSculpting is a procedure that gets rid of stubborn fat by freezing it. Here are some details to help you decide if it's something you'd like to try.
Bakers and bread lovers — affectionately known as grainiacs — will be descending upon Skowhegan, Maine to celebrate ... what else? Bread!
Thanks to deer flies, mowing the lawn used to be a nightmare for my husband. Now, it's a dream! His secret to getting rid of them and an update on its success rate.
The Cancer Community Center in South Portland and the Dempsey Center in Lewiston announced that they plan to merge as the Dempsey Centers. The details.
If you've ever hurt your back, you know how miserable it can feel. That's what happened to Samantha Bassett. She found relief from a combination of treatments.
Children may be resilient but illness or injury can have a big impact on their coping skills. Read how the right book could help them through a difficult time.
Planning a 4th of July fireworks display in your backyard? You need to know what the law allows. You also want to follow these important safety tips.
Being a teenager is challenging enough, but imagine adding diabetes to the mix. Nicole Petit, who's now an adult, tells us how she struggled to keep a balance.
David Aronson is a therapist who works with people struggling with Lyme Disease. He knows first hand how the disease can take its toll on people. His story.
Once a lawyer, now a hypnotist, Maggie Clement helps people at the Cancer Community Center manage their pain, their stress and anxiety, and their sleep.
Thirty years after graduating from St. Joseph's College In Standish, Maine, Jeanne Donlevy Arnold gave her alma mater $2 million. Here's why.
Nicole Petit has had diabetes since she was nine. There are always challenges but she still manages to live a life full of love, determination, and adventure.
One in 50 people in the U.S. has a brain aneurysm, including Amy Paquette. She shares her story of recovery to give hope and encouragement to others.
The happiest, healthiest town in Maine? That's what's in the works for Gorham. Learn how the initiative got started and how the town hopes to reach its goal.
If you're a woman trying to be healthy, we've got all kinds of ideas for you. From getting physical to putting yourself first for once, it's all about YOU.
You want to get some exercise but you can't decide whether to see a trainer or take a class. Does it matter? I asked personal trainer Andy Wight.
When Abby Snyder learned that The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital needed a teacher, she jumped at the opportunity. Five years later, she still loves her job.
Feeling old? Not as strong or agile or flexible as you once were? Take it from me and a couple of experts, get a move on and you'll feel a whole lot better.
How does the thought of less stress and more vitality sound to you? If you're yearning for both, you might want to learn the ancient Chinese practice of Qigong.
Because their joints feel stiff and they hurt, many people with arthritis stop being active, when regular exercise might help them feel better.
After three months of working with personal trainer Andy Wight, I went swimming recently and discovered yet another benefit of my hard work. Endurance.
If the veins in your legs are causing you a problem, there are minimally invasive treatments available that can bring relief and sometimes prevent further problems.
Traditionally, a person's obituary is written after their death by a family member or close friend. In the age of selfies and social media, more and more people are writing their own selfie or auto-obits.
When you have a terminal illness, it can feel as if your life is out of control. Pamela Tapley discovered that with palliative care it's possible to regain some of that control.