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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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Don’t Wait To Talk About Hospice

Sarah Dwelley, RN, CHPN, Palliative Care Coordinator
It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Each member of the family has a different idea of what should be done and what the patient would have wanted. Far too...

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