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How to relieve a killer hangover

How to relieve a killer hangover

I'm guessing that a few people were hung over after celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Do you have a tried and true hangover cure? We've got a few. Check out this slideshow on the Catching Health Blog.

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.        

If You Have a Thyroid Nodule, Does it Mean Cancer?

If You Have a Thyroid Nodule, Does it Mean Cancer?

My friend Lee had a scare last year. She thought she might have thyroid cancer. It all began when she had a CT scan for something else and it showed a nodule or lump on her thyroid. Then she had a fine needle aspiration biopsy, which came back suspicious for papillary cancer, the most common type of thyroid cancer.

Read more of Lee's story and also learn about thyroid nodules and the risk of one being cancer ...

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Burton Curtis turned 100 years old November 11, 2014 — Veterans Day. A World War II veteran, he says he joined the United States Air Force because his country was in trouble and he needed to do something. What he did was became a glider pilot who carried out dangerous missions during the war. He went on to serve 30 years in the Air Force, retiring as Colonel Burton Curtis.

Read more about how he remembered his birthday and Veterans Day ...

Got Insomnia? Eight Tips to Help You Get the Sleep You Need

Got Insomnia? Eight Tips to Help You Get the Sleep You Need

100, 99, 98, 97 ... 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 ... and let's start counting those sheep all over again.

Do you have trouble falling or staying asleep? You're not alone. Most of us have experienced occasional insomnia but for some people, lack of sleep is a chronic issue.

Find out why sleep is so important and get some helpful tips ...

Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

Three years ago, Crystal Goodwin, who just turned 30, lived a fairly normal life. She had a fulltime job and enjoyed hanging out with friends, working out at the gym and going on trips with her sister. A rare disorder called mast cell activation syndrome changed Crystal’s life almost overnight. Read more about Crystal's unbelievable ordeal ...