Maine CDC is reporting 197 new cases of COVID 19 in the state. That brings the total number of cases to 44,492. There are 1,815 estimated active cases. There has been 1 new death since yesterday, bringing that total to 702.
Two local men, Jared Gottlieb, of Fort Fairfield, and John Barretto, of Limestone, were arrested February 25th, after leading officers from Washburn and Ashland, and troopers from the Maine State Police, on a high-speed chase that began in Washburn and ended in Merrill.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States according to CDC.gov. So, what can we do to keep our hearts healthy? Here’s Megan Cole with the story.
The pandemic has caused a lot of anxiety in not only adults, but children as well. This can have an effect of their mental health and schooling. News Source 8 reporter Megan Cole has more on how you can tell if your child is experiencing pandemic stress.
We continue our month long series on the services provided by the American Red Cross. The Red Cross is always in need of blood, platelet and plasma donations. But as Shawn Cunningham reports during this present day pandemic PLASMA donations have become an even more URGENT NEED than ever before.
Proper nutrition is vital to a healthy life. But how do we make sure that we are getting the nutrition needed to prevent medical conditions like diabetes? Megan Cole has more on changes you can make to have a better, healthier lifestyle.
More than 1.5 million cancer diagnosis’ are made each year in the United States. 8,000 new cases are diagnosed each year in Maine alone. So, what measures can we take to lower our risk of being diagnosed with cancer? News source 8 reporter Megan Cole has more on ways to lower your risk.
February is Children’s Dental Health Month. The month is dedicated to teaching children how to maintain better oral health. Megan Cole has the story on how children can keep their smile bright and shiny.