Category: Health & Wellness

The Risks of Browntail Moth Hairs

Browntail moth caterpillars may seem harmless at first glance, but their tiny hairs can actually cause a skin reaction like poison ivy and may cause trouble breathing if inhaled. These caterpillars are now emerging from their winter webs in trees across all Maine counties.

How to Pick the Right Provider For You

Finding the right primary care provider is like finding a good pair of jeans. The hunt can be long and disheartening, but when you do find a good pair, you hold onto them forever. If you’re searching for a PCP, here are a few tips to simplify the hunt.

Updated Visitor Guidelines – Effective April 15, 2021

Creating a safe environment for our employees, patients and community is our top priority - and balancing safety with healing is so important to us. Read our updated visitor guidelines as of Thursday, April 15, 2021.

Why Primary Care Leads to A Longer, Healthier Life

Though traditional primary care has seen ups and downs in popularity, it’s still as important as ever before. We spoke with our very own Miki Macdonald, FNP, and Kathy Bouton-Semmel, PA-C, to figure out why this is.

April 1st Marks Start of Donate Life Month

April is Donate Life Month! Here are some important statistics you should know about organ, eye, and tissue donation.

Physical Activity on Health and Wellbeing for Older Adults

St. Joe's ED nurse, Katelyn, presents the benefits of regular exercise on ones health and stress.