|Rx for healthy eating|
Bangor Daily News - 8/20/2010.Editorial – It may sound like overreach, but a program that includes a prescription to eat fresh fruits and vegetables is a novel way to combat a troubling national trend. Wholesome Wave, a Connecticut-based nonprofit group, has teamed up with two hospitals in Maine to provide prescriptions and vouchers to low-income families. The vouchers, worth $1 a day, can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.
|Ancient herbal recipe helps ease chemo effects|
Portland Press Herald - 8/19/2010.Hartford, Conn: Yale researchers have developed a medication based on a Chinese herbal recipe more than 1,800 years old to counteract the adverse effects of chemotherapy.
|Maine considers ban of widely used chemical for bottles|
Bangor Daily News - 8/19/2010.AP – Augusta: Maine environmental regulators are considering a proposal to ban the chemical bisphenol-A from baby bottles, sippy cups, water bottles and other reusable food and beverage containers.