World Cancer Day began after the World Summit Against Cancer, February 4th of 2000 in Paris.
World Cancer Day is Saturday February 4th.
From physically to financially, 33,000 Maine seniors will be abused this year.
It’s a sobering fact – more than 33,000 Maine seniors are abused each year.
Tyler Williams has lived in Bangor all his life.
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We’re hearing the term “virtual reality” more and more.
You’ve probably heard of “virtual reality” but likely haven’t experienced it.
Every Monday, a Kennebec County courtroom fills up with people who’ve committed crimes while dealing with addictions and mental health issues.
A unique court in Central Maine now has a proven success rate for turning lives around.
Maine is the oldest state in the nation, which means a lot of the work force is approaching retirement age.
There are more than two dozen colleges and universities in Maine.
Maine’s civil statute of a motor vehicle violation resulting in death was passed by lawmakers in 2009.
A Lincoln family lost their loved one in a car crash that could have been prevented.
Officials at Katahdin Friends Incorporated, an employment advocacy organization for folks with disabilities, say when a person finds work, they also find a piece of themselves.
“People with disabilities are seen as ill and sick and not being able to contribute,” said Avery Olmstead of Old Town, who was born with cerebral palsy.
It’s estimated to cost 10 thousand dollars for every meth lab processed by the MDEA and police agencies.
Governor LePage says more needs to be done to fight drugs in the state of Maine…it’s been one of his top priorities.
Less than one percent of adults in Maine are Muslim.
Many pediatric cancer centers and non-profit agencies have recognized the need to care.