Where Whole Grain and Gluten-Free Meet

Where Whole Grain and Gluten-Free Meet

Lots of folks are more tuned in to whole grains these days, and one would think that those who follow a gluten-free lifestyle would naturally favor whole grains as well. After all, there are plenty of whole grains that don’t contain gluten. But the fact is, lots of people who eat gluten-free are not eating their share of whole grains.  How can you fill the gap? Dietitian Kit Broihier has some nutritious advice ...

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Six Numbers You Should Know and Why

Six Numbers You Should Know and Why

If you're like most people, you keep track of a lot of numbers — important numbers — not to mention passwords. I'll apologize up front because I'm going to tell you about some more numbers you should know. They're important because they tell you something about the state of your hea

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Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

Mast Cell Disease: When Your Immune System Becomes the Enemy

Three years ago, Crystal Goodwin, who just turned 30, lived a fairly normal life. She had a fulltime job and enjoyed hanging out with friends, working out at the gym and going on trips with her sister. A rare disorder called mast cell activation syndrome changed Crystal’s life almost overnight. Read more about Crystal's unbelievable ordeal ...

 

 

Police looking for man involved in purse theft in Naples


NAPLES, Maine (NEW CENTER) -- The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office is looking for the individual responsible for robbing a woman of her purse while grocery shopping at the Umbrella Factory in Naples.

A 41-year-old Harrison woman had just purchased groceries and was about to load grocery bags into her car when a man walked by her grocery carriage and grabbed her purse. The victim grabbed onto the man's arm to retain her purse but the suspect freed himself by pulling off his sweatshirt. The suspect then ran away in the direction of Bray's Brew Pub with the woman's purse. The purse contained typical identification cards and credit cards.

The victim sustained minor injuries during the struggle. During the struggle, the suspect's ball cap fell off. Both the sweatshirt and ball cap were recovered by police.

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Did You Know? Adults Need Their Shots, Too!

Did You Know? Adults Need Their Shots, Too!

Are you up to date on your shots?  Oh, you thought those were only for kids. They're not, and a lot of adults haven't had the shots they need to keep them from getting and spreading certain diseases. Find out which shots are recommended for adults ...

Bridgton police say speed is likely a factor in a crash along Route 302 near Naples.


BRIDGTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Bridgton police are investigating a deadly crash on Route 302 near the Naples town line.

The crash happened just before 6pm Sunday.

Police said it appears the driver of one vehicle was trying to pass another car, but lost control and hit a tree.

The driver, 35-year-old Candice Tucker, was treated for minor injuries at Bridgton Hospital. The two passengers, 16-year-old Branden Denis of Gorham and 35-year-old Eric Morey of Portland died in the crash.

Officials say excess speed appears to be a factor in the crash.


Accident closes part of Route 302 in Windham


WINDHAM, Maine

(NEWS CENTER) -- Windham dispatch confirmed there was a 3-car crash near the intersection of Route 302 and Mineral Springs Road.

Windham dispatch said there are injuries but the extent of those injuries, and the number of people injured, is currently unknown.


Route 302 is closed in the area.