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Why John Nappi Wants People to Just Say Yes!

Why John Nappi Wants People to Just Say Yes!

John Nappi wants to shout, "Just Say Yes!" from the rooftops. He wants to see the words plastered on tee shirts and bumper sticker and posters.

Broad Spectrum Advice About Skin Cancer

Broad Spectrum Advice About Skin Cancer

My husband Barry loves being out in the sun. Here’s a picture of him picking blueberries on a sweltering hot day last summer. Unfortunately, skin cancer runs in his family. Over the years, he has had several lesions removed, frozen, or burned off. He’s lucky because, so far, all have been either precancerous areas called actinic keratoses or basal cell carcinomas, which are easily treated. He has all of the risk factors. Read more ...

Thanks to Love and a Conscientious Doctor Chuck Kelley Caught His Colon Cancer Early

Thanks to Love and a Conscientious Doctor Chuck Kelley Caught His Colon Cancer Early

When Chuck and Jo-Ellen Kelley were married 23 years ago, she told him that since she went for yearly medical checkups, she expected him to do the same. "After all," she says, "we promised that we'd grow old together and take care of each other."  Read more ...

Brain Injury Voices Wins a National Award. It's a Big, Big Deal.

Brain Injury Voices Wins a National Award. It's a Big, Big Deal.

Congratulations to Brain Injury Voices for being one of four hospital volunteer programs in the United States to win the prestigious HAVE Award (Hospital Award for Volunteer Excellence). The national award is sponsored by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and will be presented on May 5 in Washington, DC during the AHA national conference. Read more ...

Bangor Police Department Lieutenant retires

BANGOR, Maine -- Tom Reagan began his police career in 1987 when he was hired as a patrol officer in Orono.  He was hired by Bangor Police Department in 1988. Tom worked as a patrol officer for a number of years until his transfer to the Detective Division as an investigator. He was promoted to sergeant in 1998 and to lieutenant in 2007.

Tom is a National Drug Recognition Expert Instructor/Course Administrator.  He is also an Instructor of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Tom has lectured across the United States and in Canada on current drug trends.

Tom is a recipient of the National Enrique Camarena award for his work in drug education. This award is given in honor of a drug enforcement agent who was murdered in 1985 and is given to an officer who "exemplifies the standards by which Enrique Camarena lived, worked and died - that one person can make a difference."

Funny Stories About Forgetting. It's Good to Laugh.

Funny Stories About Forgetting. It's Good to Laugh.

Recently, I wrote about a memory test you can take if you worried about forgetting things.

The topic must have struck a nerve, because it generated quite a few comments on social media.