Women in their 20’s lose a right that many had taken for granted.
Even as the pandemic seems to ease, the state’s top public health official says the virus could surge again.
Devin Colavecchio signs a document affirming the suspension after being accused of making racist and homophobic remarks to treatment participants.
Two patients wandered out of the facility last year, and one was killed by a truck.
Amid surge in substance use, 20 beds are available for uninsured Mainers to go through monitored withdrawal
‘There’s a lot of people who really want treatment who can’t get into it,’ says the executive director of a treatment facility.
The US total was estimated at 107,622 overdose deaths, an increase of 14.9 percent.
Although there are reasons for optimism, Mainers should be prepared to deal with the pesky insect again this summer.
The situation has created myriad health problems, with homeless Mainers up to 19 times more likely to spend time in a hospital.
As the Maine CDC struggles to fill nursing positions, Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness has had no nurses assigned to its district.
The nurses who serve Maine’s poorest families saw their ranks dwindle under former Gov. Paul LePage. They haven’t rebounded much under Gov. Janet Mills.
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