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Health Events in Maine May 5 to May 21
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Conception and Beyond

Maine Medical Center
The Dana Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

A FREE fertility seminar for women and men struggling to conceive, and their friends and family.

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Benefits of Acupuncture for Cancer Patients and Caregivers

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street
South Portland, ME

6:00 pm

Did you know that acupuncture treats pain, nausea, hot flashes, neuropathy, fatigue, poor appetite, burns, dry mouth and other side effects of chemo and radiation? Come learn how Chinese medicine reduces pain, stress and side effects of other cancer therapies. See Kath Bartlett, LAc, MS, BA UCLA demonstrate acupuncture for treating pain.

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Moving Ahead with a Fresh Approach

Maine Medical Center — Charles Dana Health Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, Maine

Noon to 5:00 pm

“Moving Ahead With a Fresh Approach” is the theme for the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spring Symposium.  Open to non-MAND members and the general public.

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Become a Maine Buddy™

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street
South Portland, Maine

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Volunteer to make a difference in the life of someone affected by cancer. Attend our Buddy Training Saturday, May 17th. Lunch provided.

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Free Cancer Screening

Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute
100 Campus Drive #121
Scarborough, Maine


People who are uninsured or underinsured can get free screening for cancer for skin, oral, head and neck. The screening is especially important to people over the age of 60 who do not have access to a dermatologist. People with freckles, those who sunburn easily, or have a family history of skin cancer may have an increased risk. The screening will include a thorough visual exam from a qualified health professional who will provide useful prevention.

Screening is free, but you must schedule an appointment. For more information ... 

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