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Lunder-Dineen in the News

Jun 6, 2017

The Nursing Profession

Jun 1, 2017

Lunder-Dineen presentation at Mass General Nurses Week

Apr 27, 2017

It’s time for physicians to ask patients about their drinking

Apr 18, 2017

Noah's Notes segment of FOX ABC Maine 's Good Morning Maine

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month. In this month's segment, we sit down with Dr. Noah Nesin, MD, FAAFP, of PCHC - Penobscot Community Health Care and special guest, Denise O'Connell, LCSW, CCM, CCP, to discuss the importance of understanding our state and livelihood.

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Apr 11, 2017

Time to Ask on WZON AM620 – The Pulse

In April 2017, Lunder-Dineen guests participated in a radio program on WZON AM620 — The Pulse to discuss Time to Ask/unhealthy alcohol use during April’s Alcohol Awareness month. Time to Ask Pilot advisory team members Shawn Yardley, BSW, MBA and Mark Publicker, and Denise O’Connell, LCSW, our senior program manager, contributed to the program.

Listen to the program.

Oct 4, 2016

Maine Calling on MOTIVATE

Apr 12, 2016

Maine Calling on Time to Ask

May 6, 2015

Aging in America 2015 Conference Highlights

Facing the Challenges of Oral Health Care for Seniors with Leonard Brennan, dentist and Co-Director of Harvard Geriatric Dental Fellowship Program, and his daughter Kathleen, a family practitioner (Maine), discussed age-prevalent oral conditions such as candidiasis (fungal infection) and xerostomia (dry mouth), which are associated with medication side effects.

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Dec 29, 2014

ADA - Statewide Effort Underway to Improve Oral Health of Maine Seniors

Maine is developing a new educational pilot program to train health care providers who work with elders in long-term care facilities to better meet the needs of America’s most vulnerable population. 

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Dec 2, 2014

BDN: Catching Health - Bath Salts: What are they and why are they so dangerous?

In Maine news this week there was a sad and disturbing story about a teenager arrested on charges of burglary, theft, criminal mischief and criminal trespass. According to an article in the Bangor Daily News, he was found naked in one of two homes he allegedly broke into. This is not a blog post about the teenager, but about the hallucinogenic drugs police believe he MAY have been on that night — bath salts.

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