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Mental Health Awareness Conference Works to Stop the Stigma

Life is challenging enough without having to keep secrets. But that's exactly what people suffering from depression, anxiety, attention-deficit disorder, bipolar disorder, and many other conditions are forced to do to avoid being judged by their peers. A conference being held in Brewer this month hopes to stop the stigma.

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Funding Challenges Create a Merger as Mainers Support Victims of Domestic Abuse

A wider range of safety net programs will now be available for people who require the services of domestic violence agencies serving Penobscot and Piscataquis counties.

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It May Be Open Enrollment Day but Websites Aren’t Cooperating

Well it's the moment that's been heralded by some, and deeply criticized by others; the roll out of the new affordable health insurance options as part of the Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

At this point in time however it would appear as though Obamacare has suffered a huge "crash" as the government run websites that are designed to enroll people across the country starting today, are not working.

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October-Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you think about it, we all know someone who has had cancer. I have had cancer twice. My mother has had breast cancer. My father had intestinal cancer and has lymphoma now

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State Police cruisers will display a breast cancer awareness plate during the month of October.  Photo Credit-Maine Department of Public Safety
State Police cruisers will display a breast cancer awareness plate during the month of October. Photo Credit-Maine Department of Public Safety

Maine State Police Get Involved in Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month and with 1 in every 8 women impacted by breast cancer in her lifetime, almost everyone knows someone in Maine who has been impacted by the disease.

Now Maine State Police will display pink in their own way this month

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Celebrating 15 Years of Saving Lives

You have a chance to check out the Life Flight helicopter service today and tomorrow as the nonprofit celebrates 15 years of service to Maine residents.

Currently two helicopters, owned and operated jointly by Eastern Maine and Central Maine HealthCare Services, are flown in Maine and have cared for over 15-thousand critically ill and injured patients.

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Need Help Paying for Prescriptions? It’s Free!

So, even if you happen to have health insurance, your prescription medications can still wind up costing you big bucks at the pharmacy.

Just ask cancer patients who are often told their life-saving medications will cost them thousands of dollars, and usually for just one month's treatment regimen

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For the Love of Music and Maine’s Homeless Veterans

Music is a gift that heals.

This Sunday in Augusta, the love of music will help to provide basic necessities to homeless veterans who have served to protect this nation and our freedoms.

It's the fourth annual Debbie Meyers and Friends Benefit Concert and when you buy a ticket you get over six hours of fabulous music performed by Meyers and several of her talented musical friends

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Team Maggie Update Day+54

Good news for Maggie, and the Rudnicki family today. Maggie was discharged back to the Neally House today (Sunday).

From Mom, Lauren:
Maggie was discharged back to the Neely house this afternoon. Seems whatever made her sick is doing a number on her new marrow as all her cell lines are down

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Team Maggie Update Day 53 Prayers Needed ASAP!

Ok Team Maggie, it's time to get busy. Lauren, Maggie's mom has just reported that Maggie has been admitted to the transplant unit with a fever. It's time to put our collective prayers together, so this special little girl can heal quickly and be discharged back to the Neally House!

We will keep you posted as we see updates being posted

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