Health Events in Maine September 7 to September 13



FARE Food Allergy Walk

Payson Park
Baxter Boulevard
Portland, Maine

Registration/check-in 1:00 to 2:00.

The Fare Walk is a family-friendly event that takes place in communities nationwide to raise funds for food allergy research, education, advocacy and awareness.

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Community Acupuncture with Kath Bartlett

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street
South Portland, Maine

9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Kath Bartlett, MS, LAc, is a licensed acupuncturist & traditional Chinese herbalist. Community Acupuncture consists of short treatments performed in a group setting with a focus on one predominant symptom, e.g., pain, nausea or stress. Preference will be given to patients currently undergoing cancer treatments.

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Memory Café

Elements Cafe
265 Main Street
Biddeford, Maine

11:00 am (2nd Thursday of the month)

A Memory Café is a social gathering of clients, family, friends and caregivers over a proverbial cup of coffee for stigma free conversations about whatever comes up. Pull up a chair and join us to chat and share conversation about all things dementia. Stay for the full two hours or come and go as you wish.

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Marsha Therese Danzig

Manifest Your JOY (No Matter What!)

Cancer Community Center
778 Main Street
South Portland, Maine

5:00 to 7:00

JOY increases your immunity, relaxes the body and mind, keeps you in the present moment, improves disease resistance, restores the biochemistry of the body towards health, can relieve pain and protects the heart. Presented by Marsha Therese Danzig, M.Ed Harvard, author of FIERCE JOY.

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2014 KAT-Walk & Karo-5k start

KAT-Walk & Karo-5K for Brain Aneurysm Awareness

Back Cove
Baxter Boulevard & Preble Street Extension
Portland, Maine

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

This annual event benefits the Brain Aneurysm Foundation in its efforts to support early detection, education, fund research and create awareness about brain aneurysms.

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Diane Atwood

About Diane Atwood

For more than 20 years, Diane was the health reporter on WCSH 6. Before that, a radiation therapist at Maine Medical Center and after, Manager of Marketing/PR at Mercy Hospital. She now hosts and produces the Catching Health podcast and writes the award-winning blog Catching Health with Diane Atwood.