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Marijuana – A Conversation with the Community in Ellsworth

A panel discussion will be held Wednesday, November 15th at 6 PM at the Moore Community Center located at 133 State Street in Ellsworth. Moderated by John Fink, the Ellsworth Planning Board Chair, panelists include Glen Moshier - City of Ellsworth Police Chief, Louie Luchini - State Representative for Ellsworth and Trenton, Tara Young - Healthy Acadia and Alysia Meinick - Lawyer and lobbyist at Berstein Shur.

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Drug Take-Back Day October 28

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, October 28th, and there are a number of Take-Back events scheduled throughout Hancock County on that day...

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Photo Trenton Fire Department

MDI Hospital’s 6th Annual Wear Pink Day

In celebration of Breast Health Awareness Month in October, The Breast Health Center at Mount Desert Island Hospital is hosting a variety of events centered around breast health advocacy and education.

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Photo Brian Langley

Real Men Wear Pink

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. When you consider the fact that 1 in 8 women will develop will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime and that it is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death for women, behind lung cancer, it's a disease that desperately needs to find a cure. But a cure takes money.

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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...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month — 7 Great Charities That Deserve Your Donations

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month represents an opportunity for all Americans to devote some time to offering their support to the millions of women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer...

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Staying Fit and Active Lowers Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Exercise — it could be the most important thing you do to decrease your risk of contracting breast cancer.

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Advances in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Give Hope, Save Lives

FIve exciting new research findings that should greatly benefit victims of and those at risk for breast cancer.

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Cut Your Risk of Breast Cancer by Exercising and Staying Active

Apparently it’s quite simple: exercise reduces a woman’s risk of breast cancer.

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Seminar on Effective Strategies for Working with Children with Anxiety-Related and Oppositional Behaviors [VIDEO]

If you work with, or are a parent of a child struggling with mental health issues, you will want to mark Saturday, September 16th on your calendar as the Mount Desert Island Regional School System and the Southwest Harbor Medical Center Clinic Committee are bringing Jessica Minahan, author of "The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students" for a free seminar.

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