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Patty Wight

Patty Wight appears in the following:

Maine Bill Aims To Make Abuse-Deterrent Painkillers More Affordable

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Expensive versions of prescription opioids that are tougher to cut, crush and inject are less likely to be abused, legislators hope. But some doctors call the bill well-meant, but ill-advised.

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For 40 Years, Maine County Helps Families Build Successful Healthy Habits

Monday, April 27, 2015

Offering classes on healthy cooking for low-income residents is just one of the ways that Franklin County has beaten the odds on cardiovascular disease for this aging, rural population.

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Maine Judge Rejects Nurse's Quarantine Order

Friday, October 31, 2014

A judge in Maine has denied the state's request to keep nurse Kaci Hickox in quarantine. Hickox returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa just over a week ago. Maine's governor sought to keep her confined to her home.

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Ebola Nurse Fights Second Quarantine In Maine

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The debate over how to monitor people returning from areas stricken by Ebola in West Africa heated up on Wednesday, with a nurse in Maine threatening to violate her state's quarantine policy.

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Pretending To Be A Medical Patient Pays Off For This Teen

Monday, September 01, 2014

Gabrielle Nuki hopes to be a doctor someday. So when the 16-year-old found out that she could work as a fake patient helping to train medical students, she jumped at the chance.

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White House Easter Roll Eggs Hatched In Maine

Saturday, March 30, 2013

When thousands of children partake in the annual festivities, they'll be rolling wooden eggs courtesy of Wells Wood Turning & Finishing. The business, tucked away in a small town in Maine, gets to work on the project in February and produces about 100,000 painted eggs.

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