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Buy a Blizzard on August 2 and Support Local Children’s Healthcare

A miracle blizzard is in the forecast for Thursday, August 2 as local Dairy Queen restaurants host Miracle Treat Day to support children’s healthcare. A minimum of one dollar from every Blizzard sold on Miracle Treat Day will be donated to EMHS Foundation Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to ensure Maine kids and families have access to the specialized, high quality healthcare they deserve.

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Mack’s Doodles a Force for Good at Acadia Hospital

Shane McPherson, also known as Mack, is a psych. tech. in the Pediatric Day Treatment Program at Acadia Hospital. Among other things, he is an artist and avid “doodler.” He is also an incredibly thoughtful and generous individual who has created a coloring book of his “Mack-a-Doodles” playfully titled, “Sorry I Got My Brains Everywhere.” 

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Alzheimer's study aims to prevent disease

According to the latest research, one out of every eight Mainers 65 and older, is living with Alzhiemer's disease. The diagnosis for those 65 to 74 year old is expected to grow by 77% in the next decade.

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Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials – Part 2

Dr. Clifford Singer, Acadia Hospital, continues the discussion on his numerous clinical trials and talks more about Alzheimer’s, including early diagnosis.

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Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials – Part 1

Clinical trials are being conducted at Acadia Hospital in Bangor that is part of a new global study of the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication in people who have normal memory function, but who might experience memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease in the future. Dr. Clifford Singer is conducting these important trials.

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Fighting to End Alzheimer's: Panel Discussion Highlights Research Efforts

Alzheimer's is a devastating disease affecting more than 5 million Americans, including 27,000 Mainers. Jackson Lab and the Alzheimer's Association held a panel discussion in Bangor Friday about the illness and the advancements made.

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Our seniors are at greater risk during a storm and in the extreme cold. Check on your elderly family members and neighbors to be sure they are safe and follow these tips:

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