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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Man Sues Over Amputated Leg Found in Garbage Dump

A 56 year old man in Florida is suing the hospital that amputated his leg. The reason for the lawsuit is something you never have to sue over.

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Ragnar Singsaas, Getty Images
Ragnar Singsaas, Getty Images

Norway: World’s Best Place to be a Mother

The United Nations and Save the Children released a list of the best and worst places in the world to be a Mother. It’s the 16th annual Mother’s Index, which rates 179 countries on five indicators.

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bag

Are Your Reusable Bags Making You Sick? [VIDEO]

Reusable bags have become quite the discussion lately.  Since Portland decided to charge 5 cents for plastic bags, there has been quite the debate on whether or not this is OK.  Everybody has an opinion and for me, I absolutely agree with this.  Plastic bags are not necessary.  But, could reusable bags be making you sick?

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A Grateful Wiscasset Couple Inspires New Specialty License Plate

In partnership with parents of a former patient, The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital (BBCH) at Maine Medical Center has designed a specialty license plate, which has been approved by the Secretary of State.

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YMCA

Healthy Kids Day Is Coming Up With The KV YMCA [VIDEO]

Looking for something to do this weekend with the kiddos?  Take them to the Kennebec Valley YMCA for Healthy Kids Day this Saturday from 9am-noon.  This is a FREE event and space is limited so be sure to register today!  You can do it online at kvymca.org or call them at 622-9622.

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EB

Next Time You Think Your Day Is Bad, Think About Jonathan Pitre [VIDEO]

Known as a "Butterfly Child", Jonathan Pitre suffers from Epidermolysis Bullosa.  EB is one of the most painful conditions known to modern medicine.  The skin is so thin and fragile, like that of a butterfly.  But, Jonathan's courage and determination really makes you question if you, yourself, really have it that bad. 

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Category: Health, Offbeat, Videos
courtesy of Mark Gentle
courtesy of Mark Gentle

Dad Posts Viral Photo Of Local Boy To Help Heal His Scars

Carter Gentle, a 7-year-old boy from Farmington, has a Congenital Heart Defect.  As a result, he has undergone 5 surgeries in his short little life.  Most recently, he had to have emergency surgery to repair his pacemaker he's had since he was a newborn.  When it was time to remove the bandages, Carter cried at his reflection in the mirror. 

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Category: Community, Family, Health
mendabody

Sarah’s Mend-A-Body Weekly Update [VIDEO]

Chocolate chip pancakes... Chocolate covered nuts... Chocolate shakes... Oh my!  These are just some of the things I get to eat with Mend-A-Body Solutions.... BEST... LIFESTYLE CHANGE.... EVER!!! And it was founded and developed right here in MAINE!  Support Mainers! 

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Category: Diet, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Videos
Jupiterimages, Thinkstock
Jupiterimages, Thinkstock

Maine Health Rankings

The 2014 Health Index Report was released this week and there is some good news and bad news for Mainers.

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women

18th Annual World Of Women’s Wellness Coming To Waterville March 28

Coming up on Saturday, March 28th, is the 18th Annual World of Women's Wellness event at Thomas College in Waterville.  The event runs from 9am - 2pm.  Join us and spring into good health.  This is a FREE community event and requires NO pre-registration. 

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