Did You Know? Adults Need Their Shots, Too!

Did You Know? Adults Need Their Shots, Too!

Are you up to date on your shots?  Oh, you thought those were only for kids. They're not, and a lot of adults haven't had the shots they need to keep them from getting and spreading certain diseases. Find out which shots are recommended for adults ...

Connect with Your Inner Child — on the Catching Health Calendar

Connect with Your Inner Child — on the Catching Health Calendar

Check out upcoming health events in Maine, including a weekend workshop that will help you connect that little child who lives in your heart. Go to the Catching Health blog ...

 

Ebola: Maine Medical Center Separates Fact From Fiction

Ebola: Maine Medical Center Separates Fact From Fiction

In an effort to help staff separate fact from fiction, this afternoon Maine Medical Center’s Communications and Marketing department sent out its first MMC Daily Briefing on Ebola and Infection Prevention. Read what was in the briefing ...

 

 

 

Lunch & Learn series: Conflict in El Salvador: Educating a New Generation

 

How Medical Marijuana is Helping Mark Bushey Cope with ALS

How Medical Marijuana is Helping Mark Bushey Cope with ALS

In November 2013, Mark Bushey was diagnosed with ALS, the horrible disease that prompted so many of us to do the ice bucket challenge

New Businesses, Creative Ideas Showcased at Stonington Opera House

 

 

Opera House Arts will showcase eight new business and creative ideas in its 6th Down East Pecha Kucha at the Stonington Opera House Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Free, locally-raised and created snacks, beer, wine, and conversation begin at 6:30 p.m. with fast-paced, visual presentations at 7 p.m. The evening will be hosted by artists and art educators Katy Helman and Ellen Weiske.

Presenters for October 22 include the following artists and small businesspeople from throughout Hancock County:

·      Rebecca Daugherty, painter, came to Stonington 11 years ago thinking she would paint fishing boats and landscapes but has created at least as many paintings of road construction workers. Her painting Roadwork: Cleaning-Up was included in the 2010 Center for Maine Contemporary Art Biennial Exhibition.

World Thrombosis Day

World Thrombosis Day

You may not be familiar with the word “thrombosis,” but you’ve probably heard the term “blood clot.” Thrombosis is a blood clot that forms in the artery or vein and can cause the world’s top three cardiovascular killers: heart attack, stroke, and venous thromboembolism (VTE). Learn the signs and how to prevent thrombosis ...