Dr. Sweeney discusses cardiovascular diseases Jan. 21

FARMINGTON – The next topic for “Prescriptions for Health” is cardiovascular disease featuring cardiologist Dr. Paul Sweeney. Prescriptions for Health is a health education series that features local physicians who present on…

Changes in vaccine coverage for children

Beginning this year, the Maine Immunization Program will be supplying childhood vaccines free of charge only for qualified children who are 18 years or younger. Qualified children include: those who have MaineCare…

WMCA Health Services Offers Low Cost HPV Vaccine

FARMINGTON – WMCA Health Services is pleased to announce that free and low-cost Gardasil, the vaccine to prevent human papilloma virus (HPV) and cervical cancer, is now available at WMCA Health Services…

Dr. Krull joins oncology services

FARMINGTON – Franklin Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Richard Krull, MD, a medical oncologist and hematologist, who began providing cancer care at Franklin Memorial Hospital on Dec. 17.…

Smoke-free housing campaign reaches a milestone

Just four years ago, Auburn Housing Authority became the first public housing authority in Maine to adopt a smoke-free policy. In November the agency abolished its grandfathering policy and went 100 percent…

Doing less and less for more and more

By Steve Bien, M.D. According to last week’s New York Times article, the latest findings from the Astra Zeneca School of Medicine are that all of us should have our C-reactive proteins…

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