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Dr. Michael Bedecs of the Age Management Center recently spoke to a group in Portland

Dr. Michael Bedecs of the Age Management Center recently spoke to a group in Portland

Dr. Michael Bedecs of the Age Management Center in Portland recently spoke to a group at the Mensroom Salon and Lounge in Portland on best practices in anti-aging medicine

Dr. Michael Bedecs, a recognized, national expert in the field of anti-aging medicine and hormone replacement therapy, recently spoke to a group at the Mensroom Salon and Lounge in downtown Portland.  Many men and women, as our society ages and people live longer, are becoming increasingly interested in how to look and feel their best through proven practices in HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) as well as through cosmetic treatments.
The Age Management Center's HRT program for men focuses on Testosterone and other hormone replacement as well as a detailed health regimen of vitamins and nutraceuticals, diet, and exercise to attain optimal results.  The educational event, one of many Dr.

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How Does a Chiropractor Treat Fibromyalgia?

 

 

Fibromyalgia is a common syndrome in which people experience long-term, body-wide pain and tender points in joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues.

1st Annual Paddle With A Purpose for Pine Tree Camp Challenge Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

1st Annual Paddle With A Purpose for Pine Tree Camp Challenge Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

This year, Pine Tree Society is celebrating a new dimension of the Paddle for Pine Tree Camp, 1st Annual Paddle With A Purpose sponsored by Whole Foods Market on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport, Maine.

This is a fundraising event for Pine Tree Camp, a barrier-free summer camp serving 700 Maine children and adults with disabilities all summer. All money raised will ensure that all campers are able to attend regardless of their ability to pay tuition.

The Paddle for Pine Tree Camp Challenge will feature a 2 hour Casco Bay paddle followed by a traditional seaweed lobster bake and barbecue at Wolfe's Neck Farm. The Challenge is adaptable for all skill levels!

Registration Fee: $30 - Includes t-shirt, lobster bake & BBQ!

Pet and People Walk for Center for Grieving Children is Saturday, June 11

Pet and People Walk for Center for Grieving Children is Saturday, June 11

Come One, Come All—and Bring Your Pets!
Saturday, June 11 is Pet and People Walk for Center for Grieving Children

PORTLAND, Maine, May 19, 2011—What barks and smiles and has hundreds of legs? The annual Pet and People Walk for the Center for Grieving Children!

Open to anyone who wants to walk (with or without a leashed pet) or sponsor a walker, this year’s Pet and People Walk takes place the morning of Saturday, June 11. Participants collect pledges before walk day, when they will walk on the trail around Portland’s Back Cove and spend time at nearby Payson Park enjoying a range of entertaining activities for kids of all ages.

Prizes will be given to all individual walkers and teams, at different pledge levels. Among the pledge prizes are tickets to win a get-away package that includes four passes to Story Land and a two-night stay at Attitash Mountain Village in New Hampshire.

COMMUNITY BASED MULTICULTURAL LEARNING CENTER HOSTS GRAND OPENING

COMMUNITY BASED MULTICULTURAL LEARNING CENTER HOSTS GRAND OPENING

SOUTH PORTLAND - One Tree Wholistic Learning Center is hosting a community open house and grand opening celebrating its move from Portland to South Portland's Redbank Village neighborhood.

One Tree Wholistic Learning Center is a multi-faceted community resource center aimed at bringing all members of the community together to come up with innovative solutions for community issues.

United Way Day of Caring | May 19th | 1,000 volunteers to spend a full day working to improve commun

United Way Day of Caring | May 19th | 1,000 volunteers to spend a full day working to improve commun

NEARLY 1000 VOLUNTEERS TO FAN OUT ACROSS GREATER PORTLAND FOR UNITED WAY’S 19TH ANNUAL DAY OF CARING

(Portland, Maine - May 17, 2011) Thursday, May 19th, will see nearly 1,000 volunteers from local companies, schools and non-profit organizations spend a full day working to improve close to 100 community sites, when they participate in United Way’s 19th Annual Day of Caring. 

The day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a kick-off breakfast at the Back Cove soccer field in Portland, after which volunteers, dressed in black LIVE UNITED t-shirts, will spread out to sites throughout Greater Portland to provide volunteer services. Projects this year range from gardening and clean-up, to sorting food7and painting, and are scheduled to end at 3 p.m.

Suzanne McCormick, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Portland, says: “We’re truly grateful for the number of volunteers that turn out every year for our Day of Caring.