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    • Two-Car Crash In Augusta Sends One To Hospital

      Two-Car Crash In Augusta Sends One To Hospital

      A two car collision on Interstate 95 sent one person to the hospital on Tuesday.
      The first driver, 77, of Durham Conn., was taken by ambulance to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta after…

    • B-Series Trucks Recalled By Mazda

      B-Series Trucks Recalled By Mazda

      Certain B series trucks from the 1995-1997 and 2001-2003 model years are being recalled by Mazda.
      According to the recall, trucks equipped with a Texas Instruments speed control deactivation…

    • Tests Confirm Toxic Substances In Chinese Drywall

      Tests Confirm Toxic Substances In Chinese Drywall

      The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released test results on May 21 that confirmed toxic materials in Chinese drywall.
      Strontium, a highly reactive chemical, was also detected at levels…

    • Mainers seek to end the use of food stamps for soda

      Mainers seek to end the use of food stamps for soda

      Jonathon Shenkin, the Bangor pediatric dentist and public health advocate who was behind the recent ban on smoking in the car with children is now working on a new initiative to prohibit the use of…

    • Maine schools implement innovative health program

      Maine schools implement innovative health program

      As part of an initiative to improve the health of Maine school teachers and staff, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is teaming up with the Maine Education Association Benefits Trust to provide…

    • Does Maine need cameras to prevent nursing home abuse?

      Does Maine need cameras to prevent nursing home abuse?

      The number of reported cases of elder abuse appear to be on the rise, both by nursing home employees and private home caretakers. Many individuals and some care facilities are turning to hidden…

    • Nissan recalls over 200,000 vehicles

      Nissan recalls over 200,000 vehicles

      Nissan Motor Company announced a voluntary recall of over 200,000 vehicles due to a suspected safety defect in some passenger side airbags. The voluntary recall covers 2007 and 2008 Nissan Altima,…

    • Can lawyers help stop childhood obesity?

      Can lawyers help stop childhood obesity?

      In a statement released last week Gov. John Baldacci alerted Mainers to the alarming rate of obesity among Maine kids. According to the governor, 30 percent of Maine youths are either obese or…

    • Dating is dangerous for women

      Dating is dangerous for women

      Unfortunately, for women, dating, marrying, and living with men may put them at a greater risk than almost anything else. Maine has seen a devastating rise in homicides this year, and tragically,…

    • New Warnings for Kids and Cold Medicines

      New Warnings for Kids and Cold Medicines

      The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) announced today that oral cough and cold medicines sold over the counter should not be used in children younger than 4 years old due to the rare…