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Anderson and puppy
Photo by Sharon Buck

Anderson’s Visit To The Doctor

Nothing worries a mother more than seeing their child sick or hurt. So when Anderson started having these weird fevers, yes, I worried. Who wouldn't? That's my little boy.

To find some answers we took him to an allergist who suggested we take him to a rheumatoid specialist. Off to Portland we went!

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Renee and Liz Crawford

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month

I had the chance to talk with Liz Crawford.  She is a Family Caregiver Specialist with Spectrum Generations!  She was talking with me about the issue of elder abuse in Maine.

The numbers show that about 10% of people 60 and older are re

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New Fitness Craze..Would YOU Try It?

Oh, this is real. There is even a video demonstrating the four basic steps.

Are YOU ready for PRANCERSIZE?

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What American City Was Just Named the ‘Laziest’?

America is known for its obesity crisis and penchant for lounging on the couch instead of getting up and doing anything physical. As it turns out, some cities perpetuate that stereotype more than others.

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Angelina Jolie  AnOli Scarff

Angelina Jolie has Preventive Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie, who is 37, announced she underwent a preventive double mastectomy. She made the decision after learning she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which sharply increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

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Getty Images, photo by Ron Case
Getty Images, photo by Ron Case

Moms With Three Children Stress Out Most

There is a lot in today’s society to stress out mothers, like money worries, demands at work and home, and stress from pressure they put on themselves, but according to a survey by, having three children is the most stressful. The survey was conducted among 7,000 moms, and they seem to agree, the magic number is three.

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Getty Images, photo by Alexander Hassenstein
Getty Images, photo by Alexander Hassenstein

Man’s Runny Nose Not Allergies but Brain Fluid Leaking Form His Nose

Joe Nagy had a nagging problem he thought was allergies, but unlike most people, his seemed to be year round. He had a runny nose and it wouldn’t stop no matter what he did. He tried allergy medicine but it never worked and over time, his runny nose became worse, he carried tissues with him all the time. It turned out Joe had brain fluid leaking from his nose.

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Chad and Sharon Bathing suits
Photo by Rick Turcotte

Tanning Lotions…Which Do You Prefer?

I'm not a HUGE tanner but I DO like to get a base tan before the Summer comes and reeks havoc on my skin.The picture you see is of Chad and myself in Myrtle Beach on vacation last year. Because we got our base tans we were able to enjoy the hot sun and not burn. We enjoyed that vacation with Rick and Rita Turcotte immensely! Can't wait to go back there again!

Do YOU get a base tan before the hot sun hits?

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Augusta March Of Dimes, ‘March For Babies’, A Huge Success!

There was hardly a cloud in the sky on Sunday and the temperature couldn't have been for comfortable for the annual March Of Dimes, 'March For Babies' in Augusta. Hundreds of people and teams gathered at the Kennebec Valley YMCA and thousands of dollars were raised for the March Of Dimes.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Training For Half Marathon With Anytime Fitness

There are many things I would love to check off on my Bucket List. Most are trips to different countries to see major landmarks like the Pyramids of Giza, Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China.

But some are things to challenge myself.

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