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Blood Drives in Central Maine: Give the Gift of Life, June 29 – July 6, 2015

Are you giving blood this week? It takes just a little amount of time and your donation is crucial to the American Red Cross.

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Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Subsidies in 6–3 Ruling

In a major victory for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court handed down a ruling in the King v. Burwell case upholding the tax subsidies in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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Girl Dies 2 Weeks After Being Diagnosed With Cancer – Her One Wish: Make A Difference Through Random Acts Of Kindness

Donia Madison "Maddy" Grayless passed away exactly 2 weeks after she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer).  She was 8 years old and a healthy little girl.  During Spring Break, she injured herself on the playground.  As the weeks progressed, Maddy didn't appear to be healing from the injury.  Then, she developed a fever and a severe bloody nose. It was then that doctors discovered the true horror of Maddy's condition and that her cancer had already spread throughout her little body. 

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Category: Health, Newsletter
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Blood Drives in Central Maine: Give the Gift of Life, June 19 – June 26, 2015

Are you giving blood this week? It takes just a little amount of time and your donation is crucial to the American Red Cross.

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Scott Olsen, Getty Images
Scott Olsen, Getty Images

Artifical Trans Fats to be Eliminated Within Three Years

The FDA ruled earlier this week that trans fat is not 'generally recognized as safe' for use in human food. They are giving food manufactures three years to remove the partially hydrogenated oils from their products.

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Sarah & Renee Tour The Mend-A-Body Solutions Store [VIDEO]

Great things are happening with Mend-A-Body Solutions in the month of June!  Right now, if you take their quick survey you will win a free gift from them when you mention B98.5! There is no obligation to join, but if you do, you can earn bigger gifts like 6 sessions of group classes, half off metabolic testing… and more from Mend-A-Body Solutions!  You can also enter to win a prize pack worth over $100!

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Woman Quits Pro Wrestling to Donate Kidney to Diabetic Brother

As good a wrestler as Allie Parker may be, she's a much better sister.

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Category: Health, Sports
Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Fan Seriously Injured By Broken Bat At Fenway Park

A woman has suffered life-threatening injuries after she was hit in the face with a broken bat at Friday night's game at Fenway Park in Boston.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

A New Study Shows That Mainers Exercise Less Than Most In The Country

Maine ranked 45th in the country in average weekly time people spent exercising. That's according to the analysis of users of a fitness app called MapMyFitness.

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Photo from Andy Capwell
Photo from Andy Capwell

Are You Concerned With The Amount Of Caffeine You Drink? [POLL]

A new report out from European food safety experts, suggests that more than four espressos worth of caffeine a day could be damaging to your health. They recommend that daily caffeine intake should be below 400 milligrams a day for adults.

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