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Maine research raises doubts about how doctors choose antibiotics to treat infections

Researchers at the University of New England are raising some provocative questions about the process doctors rely on to select antibiotics for their patients.  They just published their findings in a scientific journal. But their work actually began two years ago — with a very sick woman a thousand miles away. Dr. Meghan May, an associate […]

Obamacare premiums are up in Maine, and here’s why

The Trump administration recently released a report showing that health insurance premiums in Maine have jumped 55 percent under Obamacare. Nationally, monthly premiums have doubled for Americans in the Obamacare market since the health reform law took effect, it found. The timing was notable. The report came out just before the Congressional Budget Office released its eagerly […]