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Playground Safety: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

Dr. Joseph Scordino, orthopaedic surgeon, Pen Bay Orthopaedics
Children have a lot of energy. And playgrounds, especially those designed specifically for young children, are often the best place for them to climb, swing and slide. Playground injuries, however, remain a common occurrence. Consider this....

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Pen Bay Medical Center Welcomes Tufts Medical Students

Tufts University 3rd year medical students, Kelly Brooks (left) and Bradie Manion (right)
Pen Bay is pleased to be a teaching site for the Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) - Maine Track MD Program and welcomes our first students: Kelly Brooks and Bradie Manion. Both Brooks and Manion are first generation Mainers and third year...

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‘Tis the Season: Preventing Lyme and Other Tickborne Infections

Abby Norman, Pen Bay Health Information data coordinator
By Abby Norman, Health Guide, Pen Bay Medical Center If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, you’ve probably heard a lot about ticks; maybe even more than usual. I know that this time of year everyone is talking about Lyme disease,...

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