Health

  • Wright Center to host workshop

    ELLSWORTH — On Tuesday, April 25, at 11 a.m., the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center will be presenting a free workshop titled “Introduction to Healing Touch.” Healing Touch is an evidence-based, nationally accredited and internationally taught energy medicine therapy that works with a person’s natural energy flow to enhance and support physical, emotional, mental

  • March births at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth

    March births at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth

    To Nina Milliken and Jesse Wessel of Blue Hill, a son, Tilden Philip, March 3. To Bridgette Stanwood and Hunter Lurvey of Milbridge, a daughter, Abigail Jeanne, March 5. To Nina and Victor Jacques of Franklin, a son, Connor William, March 7. To Kathryn and Miles Kirby of Orono, a daughter, Ruth Josephine, March 7.

  • March births at MDI Hospital

    At Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor A son, Hunter Harkins, was born March 1 to Mary Richards and Nathan Harkins of Seal Harbor. A son, Cameron Andrew Johnston, was born March 11 to Nicole Guthrie and Paul Andrew Johnston of Ellsworth. A daughter, Lura Strout, was born March 14 to Brianna Caddle and

  • Innovative doctor sets up shop in Milbridge

    Innovative doctor sets up shop in Milbridge

    MILBRIDGE — It is apparent as soon as one enters Dr. Cathleen London’s medical office at 40 Main St. that this physician is not one to stand on ceremony. In the entryway a sign invites patients to leave their muddy boots behind and don complimentary slippers. A dog or two might wander over to sniff

  • “Hungry for Health” event scheduled

    ELLSWORTH — Healthy Acadia, working in partnership with restaurants in Hancock and Washington counties and the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center, is launching “Hungry for Health” 2017, a campaign to “Challenge Cancer Downeast.” This is the second year of the annual “Hungry for Health” campaign, which addresses a critical community health need each year.

  • Hancock man, always willing to lend a helping hand, needs one

    Hancock man, always willing to lend a helping hand, needs one

    HANCOCK — Aaron Johnson is used to answering calls for help, not making one. The 12-year veteran of the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department doesn’t remember having the seizures that awoke his wife, Ashley, at 2 a.m. Dec. 12, 2016. She does — vividly. “It took seven minutes for the first responder to get there,” she

  • Bucksport’s Thriving in Place program seeks funding

    BUCKSPORT — A mostly volunteer program called Thriving in Place (TiP), which helps Bucksport area seniors remain in their homes, could soon face a funding dilemma. The organization’s three-year implementation grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation, which supplied about $57,000 of TiP’s $85,000 budget this year, expires in October. “This is the final year,”

  • February births at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital

    February births at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital

    At Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth To Gillian and Darren French of Hampden, a son, Lucas Patrick, Feb. 1. To Johanna and Tobias Poole of Brooksville, a daughter, Charlotte Rose, Feb. 2. To Vivienne and Jason Sprague of Franklin, a son, Benjamin Douglas, Feb. 7. To Cynthia Maddocks and Andrew Marks of Bucksport, a daughter, Lily