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Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Chemo Treatments Are…Well…Super Boring

My boyfriend, significant other, whatever you want to call him was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. As the support system to him on this, it has been an amazing journey of what goes on for a patient. Recently, his cancer journey has taken him to cancer class and chemotherapy. What a learning curve he is facing.

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5 ‘Healthy’ Habits That Could Actually Be Hurting Your Heart

Not everything you hear about how to keep a healthy heart turns out to be correct.

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Healthy Maine Streets: Downtowns + Community + Worksite Wellness

I always love hearing about a great idea going that on and this is another perfect example of that, Healthy Maine Streets!  The Healthy Maine Streets idea is building on the Maine Downtown Center’s efforts for revitalization downtowns can in turn help to revitalize the heath of those in those down-towns, especially employees in downtown businesses. Healthy people, healthy down-towns and vice versa, Healthy Maine Streets.

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Warning Signs That You Are Headed For (or Are Already Having) Heart Trouble

We are now in American Heart Month, but we should pay attention to our hearts all year long, not just during February. Everything else your body does is dependent on how well your heart is working, so if it's at risk of problems, you need to find out why.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Saudi Man Loses More Than 700 Pounds

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah ordered Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari to be admitted to a hospital. It probably saved the young man's life. Khalid, who is estimated to be in his late teens, weighed in at 1,345 pounds!

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What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

For those of you still on your New Year's resolution to lose weight, this is pretty cool to watch.

Have you ever wondered what 200 calories looks like?

In this video you can see the difference!

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Actor Who Once Played Marlboro Man Dies From Lung Disease

Eric Lawson, who played the Marlboro Man in print ads from 1978-1981, died January 10 from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – or lung disease -- a smoking-related condition. He was 72.

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Be Careful What You Eat! Maine Restaurants FAIL Inspection! 15 Close Down!

Chad and I eat out very little. We might grab a pizza to go at a few places but we're mostly homebodies.

When we read the article in the Portland Press Herald this morning we were SHOCKED!

At least 5 restaurants we have been to in the past year have FAILED inspection according to the Maine State Health Inspectors. And one of them had to close! I think I counted 25 Chinese restaurants!

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Getty Images, photo by Helene Wiesenhaan
Getty Images, photo by Helene Wiesenhaan

Netherland’s Food #1 in the World

When it comes to healthy, nutritious and affordable diet eating, the Netherlands is number one in the world. Oxfam’s ‘Good Enough to Eat’ index has all European countries in the top 20 with the exception of Australia, they came in 8th.

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Getty Images, photo by Ian Waldie
Getty Images, photo by Ian Waldie

Caffeine May Help Long Term Memory

According to a research team at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, caffeine may boost long term memory. It has long been thought caffeine has many health benefits and now it may be an enhancer for memory.

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