Monthly health and wellness content provided to the community by Northern Light Mercy Hospital, a nonprofit community hospital sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, providing care to greater Portland since 1918. Mercy consistently receives an ‘A’ grade by The Leapfrog Group for meeting the highest safety standards in the country. It has also been recognized as a top hospital by Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report.
By Su-Anne Hammond, DO Patients are at the center of my primary care practice, and that’s how it should always be. Thankfully, a model of care that is spreading across the country follows th... Read more
By Sara Whelan Entomophobia is the term used to describe the fear of insects. While Maine has its share of bugs, the proliferation of ticks continues to cause a significant amount of anxiety... Read more