Our ongoing community campaign focusing on wellness, nutrition, and the health benefits of exercise.
Healthy Maine Partnerships are communities, schools, hospitals, businesses, and volunteers are working together at the State and local level to make Maine a healthier place to live and work.
Let's Go! is a community-based initiative to promote healthy lifestyle choices for children, youth and families. Their goal is to increase physical activity and healthy eating for children and youth - from birth to 18.
With school starting several children will begin playing sports. Stretching is a very important factor when it comes to sports.
Thinking about becoming a vegetarian? Consult with your physcian and plan a well balanced diet.
There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed.
If you're looking for information on nutrition, exercise, disease prevention, smoking cessation, or many other health related topics, the Healthy Maine Partnerships may be a great place to start.
A backyard barbeque with the family is a great way to create summer memories.
We're living longer and healthier lives, giving us new opportunities in our later years.
A recent study revealed that 30% of Maine teens are overweight and the problem has reached epidemic proportions.
GORHAM (NEWS CENTER) -- Four-year-old Sadie LaPierre knows that she can't eat peanut butter. It will make her very sick, she says. She's one of millions of Americans who have severe food allergies. Click here to post on MaineMoms.com!
Good nutritional habits begin early in your child's life.
Making sure that student-athletes maintain a balanced diet and drink plenty of water is an important part of training.
The lebed method promises to improve both physical and psychological health after a battle with breast cancer.
Exercising and eating right during pregnancy can benefit you as well as your baby.
It's come a long way from the 4 food groups.
LEWISTON (NEWS CENTER) -- Dental hygiene is often not a top priority for Mainers who are just getting by financially.
(NBC) -- Researchers conclude cavities can be contagious. They now know that cavity causing bacteria, the bugs that turn sugar into enamel-eating acid, don't originate in the mouth.
Keep kids' teeth healthy by starting good dental habits early in life.
LEWISTON (NEWS CENTER) -- It used to be that Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston followed the same procedure for heart attack patients that most other hospitals do.