Archives for "Health and medicine"


May 5, 2009 10:10 am

May 5 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed one of seven Maine H1N1 (swine flu) cases reported. Up to six more are expected to be confirmed, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The cases involve two adults in Kennebec County, three adults and one youth in York County, and one youth in Penobscot County.


May 1, 2009 11:52 am

Lifting a Weight

Michael Lavallee ’12 lifts weights in the Davis Fitness Center, a fully equipped weight room open to students, faculty, and staff.


April 30, 2009 10:46 am

Important information regarding H1N1 (swine flu)

This is the first of what we anticipate will be a series of communications as we all deal with the H1N1 (swine flu) outbreak in the United States and internationally.


April 9, 2009 9:59 am

Health care should be federalized

A letter in the Portland Press Herald by Dr. John Radebaugh ’48 of Falmouth, Maine, supports a federal single-payer health reform bill introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. The proposed legislation will “cover all of the 46 million Americans who lack coverage by eliminating deductibles and restoring free choice of physician.”


April 6, 2009 11:23 am

Military doctor discusses ethics and careers

Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury ’72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.


March 25, 2009 10:26 am

Medical research opportunities abound for Devin Wigler '09

Devin Wigler’s interest in oncology began when she volunteered at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston during Short Term….


March 19, 2009 12:41 pm

Yale physicist to discuss Large Hadron Collider project at Bates

Yale University physicist O. Keith Baker, a researcher involved with the advanced particle accelerator called the Large Hadron Collider, visits Bates College to talk about the project.


January 19, 2009 2:46 pm

Bates students honored for neuroscience research

A Bates College junior and a recent graduate have been honored for their achievements in neuroscience research at the college.


January 7, 2009 12:40 pm

Bates alums producing sustainable food

The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the recent Bates Magazine with “The Maine Course,” a…


December 2, 2008 2:02 pm

Graduate health programs accept 81 percent of Bates applicants

Eighty-one percent of Bates students and alumni who worked with the College’s Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2008 matriculation were accepted.