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Red Cross Needs Summer Blood Donations

The Red Cross says it is in need of blood donations. Summertime brings a significant drop in donations. In fact, New England has seen a 10 % drop in donations. Red Cross said there is particular need for types O-negative, B-negative and A-negative, all are encouraging all to donate.

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Why You Shouldn’t Use a Spoon to Give Your Child Medicine

A recent study shows that using kitchen spoons to give children medicine is highly inaccurate and often quite dangerous.

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Category: Country, Health

Men’s Health Seminar in Bangor

Doctors from Eastern Maine Medical Center will be talking about men's health at a seminar in Bangor next week. But just because they're talking about men doesn't mean it's exclusive. Women are invited too!

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Why You Should Stop Using Spray Sunscreen on Your Kids Right Now

An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration has prompted Consumer Reports to urge parents not to use spray-on sunscreen on or near children.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

39, The Age Men Become Invisible to Younger Women

Well guys, I hate to burst your ego, but a new survey shows, when a man hits 39 years of age, he becomes invisible to younger women. It’s not the case in all younger women, if you manage to stay fit and healthy and look like George Clooney, but 39 seems to be the cutoff age.

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‘I Got It’!!! Spunky 2-Year-Old Takes First Steps on Prosthetic Legs

He is two! He has his new prosthetic legs! On his first try with his new legs he declares 'I got it'! Check out this video. Little Kayden will melt your heart! 

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Category: Health, Videos
happy couple hiking

Health Benefits of Hiking — 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer

Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:

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

Maine Is One Of The Strongest States!

An article on had a top ten list of the 'strongest states' in the country. They came up with the list from the over eight million people who are members of BodySpace, a website that users list their personal best with bench press, deadlift and squats. This top ten list is a combined average for everyone in that state, men and women combined. Here's the top ten list.

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Ingram Publishing

This Summer, Keep Kids Active So Their Grades Will Get Better

Do kids who play sports get better grades at school? A recent study suggests that there is just such a link.

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Category: Health
Mark Kolbe, Getty Images
Mark Kolbe, Getty Images

Ponosexual the New Metrosexual

Looks like the days of the metrosexual man is on the way out to make room for the ‘spornosexual’.  This is the man that is often at the gym working out, chiseled, tanned and hot. He’s a guy who spends his money on making his body look good as a way of showing off his success.

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