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Maine Spring

Waiting is difficult at this time of year. We watch the snow and ice linger. We’re cold. The days have grown longer, thank God(!), but the conditions outside prevent many of the activities we associate with spring. Ice has glazed…

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Understanding Anxiety

In the United States, anxiety has been increasing in prevalence for the last 80 years, and it’s no wonder why. We live in a world that is obsessed with productivity. Our political situation seems to be in a constant state…

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15 Incredibly Heart-Healthy Foods

Diet plays a major role in heart health and can impact your risk of heart disease. In fact, certain foods can influence blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol levels and inflammation, all of which are risk factors for heart disease. Here are…

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February Is Heart Health Month

February marks heart health month. This is a great time to learn more about how important good heart health is and take the necessary steps towards a healthier lifestyle. This month brings awareness about the silent killer – heart disease.…

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Claiming Joy

Five (Fairly Simple) Ways to Stay Connected to Joy in Troubled Times Previously published through www.3HO.org We could all use a little more joy these days, which doesn’t mean ignoring the suffering around us. We need joy because it transmutes…

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Belches, Bloating, Borborygmus and Bugs

Over the holidays, I had multiple opportunities to discuss digestive function with both patients and family. Gas was a frequent complaint, whether it was coming up (burping or eructation), distending the abdomen (bloating), or churning through the intestines making rumbling…

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