Alive & Well

Alive & Well

10:19 AM, Jun 30, 2010

Our ongoing community campaign focusing on wellness, nutrition, and the health benefits of exercise.

How To Prevent Sports Injuries

10:17 AM, Jun 30, 2010

With school starting several children will begin playing sports.   Stretching is a very important factor when it comes to sports.

Staying Healthy and Fit While Pregnant

3:56 PM, Jul 23, 2008

Exercising and eating right during pregnancy can benefit you as well as your baby.

Exercise program designed for breast cancer patients and survivors

10:04 AM, Jul 1, 2010

The lebed method promises to improve both physical and psychological health after a battle with breast cancer.

The New Food Pyramid

10:20 AM, Jun 30, 2010

It's come a long way from the 4 food groups.

Dental Health For Lifelong Health

10:20 AM, Jun 30, 2010

LEWISTON (NEWS CENTER) -- Dental hygiene is often not a top priority for Mainers who are just getting by financially.

Researchers Discover Cavities Are Contagious, Children Most Susceptible

10:20 AM, Jun 30, 2010

(NBC) -- Researchers conclude cavities can be contagious. They now know that cavity causing bacteria, the bugs that turn sugar into enamel-eating acid, don't originate in the mouth.

CMMC Cuts Response Time For Heart Attack Patients

10:20 AM, Jun 30, 2010

LEWISTON (NEWS CENTER) -- It used to be that Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston followed the same procedure for heart attack patients that most other hospitals do.

Community Garden Teaches Students Real Life Lessons

10:20 AM, Jun 30, 2010

BELFAST (NEWS CENTER) -- Students at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast learn math, social studies and business, both in the classroom and in the school's community garden.

Over-the-counter and Prescription Drugs

10:19 AM, Jun 30, 2010

Medication is a lifesaver, but taking it, and disposing of it, properly is critical.

Living With Food Allergies

10:19 AM, Jun 30, 2010

There are millions of people who have food allergies and will get very sick, possibly even die, if they eat certain foods.

Learning The Steps Of Walking Correctly

10:19 AM, Jun 30, 2010

PORTLAND (NEWS CENTER) -- Walking is something we do every single day of our lives, and its a good bet we're doing it all wrong. If you have chronic knee, hip or lower back pain, changing the way you walk just might provide relief.

Childhood Obesity -- What You Can Do About It

10:19 AM, Jun 30, 2010

The numbers are alarming: if a child is obese at age four, there is a 20% chance that child will grow up to be obese.

Helping Mainers Live Healthier Lives

10:18 AM, Jun 30, 2010

If you're looking for information on nutrition, exercise, disease prevention, smoking cessation, or many other health related topics, the Healthy Maine Partnerships may be a great place to start.

Successful Aging

10:18 AM, Jun 30, 2010

We're living longer and healthier lives, giving us new opportunities in our later years.

Peanut Allergy

10:18 AM, Jun 30, 2010

GORHAM (NEWS CENTER) -- Four-year-old Sadie LaPierre knows that she can't eat peanut butter. It will make her very sick, she says. She's one of millions of Americans who have severe food allergies. Click here to post on MaineMoms.com!

Teen Obesity

10:18 AM, Jun 30, 2010

A recent study revealed that 30% of Maine teens are overweight and the problem has reached epidemic proportions.

Good Child Nutrition

10:18 AM, Jun 30, 2010

Good nutritional habits begin early in your child's life.

Healthy Aging

10:17 AM, Jun 30, 2010

We've listed links to agencies that specialize in teaching and helping older people to continue to live well and independently.

The Let's Go Program

10:17 AM, Jun 30, 2010

Let's Go! is a community-based initiative to promote healthy lifestyle choices for children, youth and families. Their goal is to increase physical activity and healthy eating for children and youth - from birth to 18.