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2014-06-04 16:26:09

LEWISTON, Maine, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Maine Medical Center and Central Maine Orthopaedics, who came together to establish The Orthopaedic Institute of Central Maine five years ago, have developed the state's first hip fracture program focused on helping patients recover sooner. "A hip fracture is one of the most common injuries that threaten our aging population. It can mean the beginning of the end for an elderly person -- a critical moment that turns a life...

2011-07-06 13:00:00

S. PORTLAND, Maine, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing clinical expertise and quality of care, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine has designated Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement(SM). "Providers who achieve this certification as Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate a true expertise in quality specialty care," said Jeffrey Holmstrom, D.O., medical director, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield...

2009-10-03 14:00:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz donates an R320 BlueTEC clean diesel vehicle to The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing in Lewiston, Maine during the inaugural Dempsey Challenge with the goal of making a difference in the safety and comfort of transporting those receiving cancer care and bringing down the organization's fuel costs. The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing serves multiple cancer treatment facilities, including The...

2009-09-09 14:23:00

LEWISTON, Maine and THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen has signed on as the presenting sponsor of The Dempsey Challenge: A Journey for Hope, a cycling and 5K fundraising event scheduled for October 4 in Lewiston, Maine. The event supports The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center. The sponsorship provides an opportunity to expand Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer((R)) initiative, which aims to increase awareness of...

2008-10-11 15:00:13

By Judith Meyer LEWISTON - Balance. Baby. Balance. Welcome to the structure and philosophy of the Sedgwick family. The Sedgwicks - Amy and Peter - are both triathletes who compete in Ironman competitions. They're both doctors at Central Maine Medical Center and are the delighted parents of a 16-month-old. There is no such thing as a typical day in their lives. Every day is a balance of training, family, personal time and work, in varying lengths of time and shifting order, says...

2008-07-10 15:00:13

LEWISTON - Central Maine Medical Center's Wellness Solutions is offering the following programs beginning on Monday, July 21: Fit-n-Fun: The exercise class is designed for the over-55 crowd and focuses on helping participants improve aerobic capacity, strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Functional Fitness: Learn to increase core and upper body strength and improve the stability of abdominal and low back muscles. Participants will...

2008-07-09 18:00:24

By Scott Taylor LEWISTON - The former chief pathologist at Central Maine Medical Center and founder of Silver Wings Aviation at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport was killed Monday when his kit-built airplane crashed on takeoff outside Hollywood, Fla. The Associated Press reported that Douglas Pohl, 57, was killed when his single-engine Lancair IV-P crashed at the North Perry Airport in Pembroke Pines, Fla. According to police reports, the aircraft landed in a fireball on a fence...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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