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82 Year Old Woman with 40 Year Old Fetus Inside Her

In an extremely rare case, an 82 year old Columbian woman, suffering from stomach pains, was found to have a 40 year old fetus inside her. The condition is known as ‘lithopedion’, or stone baby. It’s when an unborn child develops outside the womb.

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Sharon Took Your AdviceTo Get Better!

When I had posted on Facebook I had a terrible cold you all came to the rescue! You all had different ideas and home remedies that could make me feel better.

Well, I did ONE of the things that you suggested and I think it worked!

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Getty Images, photo by Jonathan Wood
Getty Images, photo by Jonathan Wood

New Shower Recycles Water to Cut Water Usage up to 80%

The astronauts do it so why not us? They recycle their water when they are on the International Space Station. Swedish industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi has devised a way to recycle shower water that will save water consumption as much as 80%. To top it off, taking a shower will use only 5 liters of water or 1.32 gallons.

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Sharon Made Gingersnaps For the First Time

I had been feeling pretty sick the last few days. I saw my chiropractor for a few visits and things were getting better but my stomach was still not well. I remembered that when I get motion sickness, if I drank ginger ale I felt better.

Gingersnap cookies can do the same, can't they?

I decided to try. And they worked!

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King Hi-lites Alternative Healthcare Website BUT There Is A Drawback

Unless you have been under a rock, you have heard that the government website Healthcare.gov has had a few problems. Well,  Sen. Angus King is suggesting another website for viewing insurance plans under th

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photo by Jon James, photo-genius
photo by Jon James, photo-genius

The ‘Alfond Center For Heath’ Opens Nov 9: Info On Where & When To Go For Services

Movin' on up! It has been a long time coming, there has been a lot of planning and building and planning, but NOW is the time. The new hospital is opening this weekend!  So, what does this mean to you? Check out the details I found at MaineGeneral's website about the move.

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Renee's Tissue Time

Renee’s Tissue Time: Women Takes On Double Mastectomy With An OR Dance Party

This is Dr. Deborah Cohan. Before her November 5th double mastectomy she decided to have an little operating room dance party. Dr Cohan and her medical team threw a pre-op dance party in the operating room at the University of California-San Francisco Medical Center at Mount Zion. 

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‘Tanks’Giving Made WABI-TV Last Night

When I knew that 'Tanks'giving was coming up, I wanted to make sure the entire state of Maine was able to know about it. Our station reaches 160,000 in our listening area and everyone has been spreading the word around and tuning in to see how our food drive is going.

Well, I decided to make a few more phone calls.

And the good people at WABI-TV Channel 5 were able to answer my call!

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‘Kennebec Valley YMCA Lose It With The Y’ Starts Monday-You Will Love It!

I am kinda bumming I am not able to do it this round. But YOU still can get in. The Kennebec Valley YMCA has their next round of ‘Lose It With The Y’ that starts Monday November 4th with a initial meeting from 5-6pm their Alfond Gymnasium at the Augusta campus of the KVYMCA . Not a KVYMCA member, you can still take part!!  Being part of the team gets you full KVYMCA access.!

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Getty Images, photo by Kraig Skarbinsky
Getty Images, photo by Kraig Skarbinsky

Study Shows Listening to Music Can Help Relieve Pain

A study from the University of Utah Pain Management Center found that music can ease pain. Almost half of people living with constant pain found some relief while listening to music and with the 16 to 24 year old crowd, it was closer to 70 percent.

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