Nick Lavallee highlights Comedy Fix XXI

Nick Lavallee highlights Comedy Fix XXI

New Hampshire’s Nick Lavallee, a nationally touring comedian who’s opened for Andrew “Dice” Clay, highlights a great lineup of stand-up comedians for Comedy Fix XXI at the Auburn Fireside Inn. The show will take place Friday, April 10 at 8 p.m. with net proceeds benefiting Good Shepherd Food Bank (GSFB).

Comedy Fix founder and host Mark Turcotte will also welcome Eric Oren, Will Green, Kennedy Richard, Nathan Burke and Rick Harrison.

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How to relieve a killer hangover

How to relieve a killer hangover

I'm guessing that a few people were hung over after celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Do you have a tried and true hangover cure? We've got a few. Check out this slideshow on the Catching Health Blog.

For the first time: Cholesterol, yes. Juicy steak, no.

For the first time: Cholesterol, yes. Juicy steak, no.

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee released a new report that has big implications for the health status of Americans. Read some of the recommendations and tell us what you think! PS It's not to eat more red meat.

Valuable heart attack advice that could save your life

 Valuable heart attack advice that could save your life

Chest pain.

Could it just be indigestion? A pulled muscle? Stress? Or is it a heart attack? 

For some people, there will be no doubt that they’re having a heart attack because the pain will be sudden and intense. But many times, a heart attack starts slowly with only mild discomfort. 

What should you do if you're not sure?  I share some important advice on my blog Catching Health.

 

 

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Pancake Breakfast and Old-Time Maple Sugaring at Norlands

Pancake Breakfast and Old-Time Maple Sugaring at Norlands

March 22, 2015 - 9:30am to 2pm

Experience a late winter ritual done the old-fashioned way at the Norlands, Maine’s oldest living history farm and museum. In celebration of Maine Maple Sunday, enjoy fresh, hot pancakes and sausage, served with Norlands’ own maple syrup, in the historic farmer’s cottage. Sap boiling demonstrations take place in the sugar house. Help tap trees and collect sap. Meet the school’marm in the one-room schoolhouse who will encourage you to practice your mental arithmetic and penmanship using a quill pen under her watchful eye. It’s all in fun! Bring snowshoes or sleds and enjoy the beautiful 445 acres at this National Historic Site. Make sure to stop by the gift shop to purchase Norlands’ own maple syrup and other maple treats to take home.  

The only charge is $5-$7 for pancakes and sausage; otherwise the event is free.  No reservations are necessary. 

How one family battles its life-threatening destiny

How one family battles its life-threatening destiny

Sixty years ago, at the tender age of 29, Audrey Wade died of “abdominal” cancer.

On a personal note, Audrey was my mother’s best friend growing up and maid of honor when she and my father married. She was also my godmother. My mother still recalls — vividly — when she got the call that Audrey was gone — mere months after her own wedding.

Comedy Fix XX to feature Tuck Tucker

Comedy Fix XX to feature Tuck Tucker

Maine’s Tuck Tucker will make his third Comedy Fix appearance, highlighting a great lineup of stand-up comedians for Comedy Fix XX at the Auburn Fireside Inn. The show will take place Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m. with net proceeds benefiting Good Shepherd Food Bank (GSFB). Comedy Fix founder Mark Turcotte will also welcome Tim Hofmann, Jeff Keon, Paul Hunt, Mark Reilly and a special guest appearance from Kate Carroll.