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Weight Loss: The non-diet approach

Weight Loss: The non-diet approach

I first met Joyce White in the late 90s, when I interviewed her about her new business Weighty Issues. She’s a licensed professional counselor who helps people struggling with issues related to … weight.

In addition to her private practice, for many years Joyce  ran the Weighty Matters Support Group at Martin’s Point Health Care and also taught classes throughout the greater Portland community.

GREAND OPENING FALMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM - SATURDAY, JUNE 22

GREAND OPENING FALMOUTH HERITAGE MUSEUM - SATURDAY, JUNE 22

If You Find a Thyroid Nodule Does it Mean You Have Cancer?

If You Find a Thyroid Nodule Does it Mean You Have Cancer?

My friend Lee had a scare recently. She thought she might have thyroid cancer. It all began when she had a CT scan for something else and it showed a nodule or lump on her thyroid. She had a fine needle aspiration biopsy, which came back suspicious for papillary cancer, the most common type of thyroid cancer. Read more ...

Diane Atwood Receives Gold Lamplighter Award

Diane Atwood Receives Gold Lamplighter Award

The New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) recently honored Diane Atwood with a Gold Lamplighter Award for her health and wellness blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.

Atwood, a former health care professional who was the health reporter on WCSH6 for more than 20 years, began writing Catching Health with Diane Atwood in 2011. Bangor Daily News now carries the blog and Atwood is a community blogger for WCSH6. In addition, she has a health column in Maine Women Magazine. Her Catching Health blog was also recognized by the Maine Public Relations Council with a Golden Arrow Award in 2011.