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Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine! Five Myths About That Golden Summer Tan Myth #1.  “Getting a base tan protects skin from damage.”  TRUTH: There is no evidence that a “base tan” provides any protection from burns or general skin damage. The best way to prevent sunburn is to use a...
IUDs and Breastfeeding

IUDs and Breastfeeding

I am close to the end of my pregnancy and I plan to breastfeed.  What birth control is safe with breastfeeding?  It is really important to me to avoid another pregnancy for several years at least. Congratulations for choosing to breastfeed!  Breastfeeding is best for...
Ten Things You need to Know about Colon Cancer

Ten Things You need to Know about Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in Maine. Risk for colon cancer increases with age. 90% of colon cancer appears in men and women age 50 or older There are no symptoms of colon cancer in its early stages – getting...