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Photo Courtesy Bar Harbor Fire Department
Photo Courtesy Bar Harbor Fire Department

MDI Health Fair Saturday March 25

Mount Desert Island Hospital is sent to host their annual free Health Fair this Saturday, March 25th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Bar Harbor Fire Station. This FREE event will provide an opportunity to learn about many resources for a healthy lifestyle and to have some free important health screenings

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Help Lori Bartlett Raise Money to Help Fight Cancer [VIDEO]

Cancer sucks! I’m willing to bet that we all know someone who has had or has cancer. That’s why I was so pleased to do this interview with Lori Bartlett who is running in the Boston Marathon for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute on April 17th.

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Brian Jackson

Home Cooked Meals For Patients Healing From Cancer in Hancock County

There are two things I will say until my last breath.. I hate cancer and Mainers take care of Mainers and those they love. That's why I'm such a big fan of this program where Home Cooked Healing, a nonprofit service provides up to five dinners a week at no charge for cancer patients and their families all over Hancock County. It's like a food train!

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Getty Images, Davis/ Express

This Disorder Is Found Primarily In Maine + Has Some Strange Symptoms

Have you ever heard of "Jumping Frenchmen of Maine"? It's a real disorder with really unique symptoms!

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MDI Hospital’s 120th Anniversary – Founding of the Hospital [VIDEO]

MDI Hospital is celebrating it's 120th Anniversary and WDEA in cooperation with MDI Hospital will be producing a special video on the 12th of each month. In the first video, Nessa Reifsnyder the unofficial official historian of the hospital gives us some interesting information about the founding of MDI Hospital and I bet you didn't know about the Pest House!

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For a Strong Heart, Stay Active — 5 Great Cardiovascular-Health Exercises

Exercise has well-known health benefits, but it's of particular importance to your heart.

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Deep Snow Can Cause Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

You can take steps now to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning before the snow banks get any deeper.

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Dryer Vent in Snow Photo Chris Popper

Shovel Out Your Dryer Vent [PHOTO]

I know that this is the last thing you want to do, but doing so can prevent a fire in your dryer! Have you shoveled out your dryer vent?

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9 Heart-Disease Warning Signs to Look Out For

American Heart Month marks a clear opportunity to do a little self-examination -- of your body, your diet and your lifestyle. Heart disease is the most common cause of death for Americans, so if your heart isn't working right, we don't need to explain why that's a really bad sign...

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Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Openings and Closings

Because of the impending blizzard Maine Coast Memorial Hospital has announced that All Maine Coast Memorial Hospital outpatient including The Mary Dow Center, will be closed on Monday, February 13, 2017.  Appointments will be rescheduled. Also the Atrial Fibrillation Community Health Forum, scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2017 at 5:30 PM has also been cancelled. This presentation will be rescheduled for a later date.

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