Pen Bay Medical Center Birth Center Receives Care Award

Pen Bay’s Lactation consultants (L-R): Ronda Brock, RN, IBCLC; Dawn Tassi, RN, CLC; Kathleen Hastings, RN, IBCLC, Nurse manager, Women’s Health & Birth Center; Lynn Tauss, RN, IBCLC (absent are Anne Healey, RN, IBCLC; Liz Breen, RN, IBCLC and Cecily Havener, RN, IBCLC).
Pen Bay Medical Center’s Birth Center has been honored with the IBCLC Care Award by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and International Lactation Consultant Association. Pen Bay is the only healthcare facility in Maine to...

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Palliative Medicine for Serious Illness: Gentle Medicine

Ira Mandel, MD, medical director, Hospice and Palliative Care.
When I first met Joe, he was very weak, fatigued and had almost completely lost his appetite. He was depressed and could not stop thinking of his decline despite, devoting all his waking hours to a cure that evaded him. Now he even needed help just...

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