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Cervical Cancer and HPV: Prevention is Possible

Cervical Cancer and HPV: Prevention is Possible

In the United States alone, 27,000 people are diagnosed with an HPV-related cancer every year. That translates to a new case every 20 minutes. As Diane Atwood shares on her Catching Health blog, prevention is possible. Read more...

Tummy Troubles? Avoid These Common Digestive Health Mistakes

Tummy Troubles? Avoid These Common Digestive Health Mistakes

We may not be able to control all of our tummy troubles, but dietitian Patsy Catsos shares some things on the Catching Health blog that we can do to keep our GI system in good working order. Read more ...

 

 

Turn Off the Blue Lights and Get a Good Night's Sleep

Turn Off the Blue Lights and Get a Good Night's Sleep

Do you take your cell phone to bed with you? If you do, you not only risk losing sleep, it may be affecting your health. Read more ...

You're Never Too Old to Quit Smoking

You're Never Too Old to Quit Smoking

No matter how old you are, good things begin to happen immediately when you quit smoking. Catching Health with Diane Atwood has some helpful tips. Read more ...

A Child with Autism: Counting the blessings

A Child with Autism: Counting the blessings

Johnny Somma was bright-eyed and full of life but when he was about 18 months old, something changed. Six months later his parents got the devastating news that he had autism. Today Johnny is four and one-half. Even with the challenges of autism the family has many blessings. Diane Atwood tells their story ...

Pine Tree Hospice Offers Support for Grieving Adults

Pine Tree Hospice offers a bi-monthly adult bereavement support group that meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 7-8 P.M. at the Pine Tree Hospice office.

This session’s focus is on “Loss of a Loved One.” The group is for adults who have experienced the loss of a loved one and are seeking a safe place to share their feelings, remember the person who died, and give or receive support from others.

It is not necessary to attend all sessions to participate. To register or for more information, please call Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346 or e-mail wecare@pinetreehospice.org.

Pine Tree Hospice Upcoming Lunch ‘n Learn Bereavement Program

Pine Tree Hospice Upcoming Lunch ‘n Learn Bereavement Program

Pine Tree Hospice hosts a monthly Lunch ‘n Learn session for adults who are experiencing all types of grief and loss.  These programs include a healthy lunch and a presentation on a relevant topic.  All Lunch ‘n Learn programs meet from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church.  The upcoming Lunch ‘n Learn Schedule is as follows:

-         January 13th, Dr. Lesley Fernow will speak on The Physical Manifestations of Grief. 

-          February 10th, Rowell’s Garage has arranged for AC Delco representative Scott Drew to speak on Auto Maintenance “Knowledge is Power.”

-          March 10th Sherry Corbin will talk about Self Care.