Our ongoing community campaign focusing on wellness, nutrition, and the health benefits of exercise.
With school starting several children will begin playing sports. Stretching is a very important factor when it comes to sports.
Exercising and eating right during pregnancy can benefit you as well as your baby.
The lebed method promises to improve both physical and psychological health after a battle with breast cancer.
It's come a long way from the 4 food groups.
LEWISTON (NEWS CENTER) -- Dental hygiene is often not a top priority for Mainers who are just getting by financially.
(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.
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.
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.
Medication is a lifesaver, but taking it, and disposing of it, properly is critical.
There are millions of people who have food allergies and will get very sick, possibly even die, if they eat certain foods.
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.
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.
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.
We're living longer and healthier lives, giving us new opportunities in our later years.
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!
A recent study revealed that 30% of Maine teens are overweight and the problem has reached epidemic proportions.
Good nutritional habits begin early in your child's life.
We've listed links to agencies that specialize in teaching and helping older people to continue to live well and independently.
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.