Maine Calling Maine Calling is an interactive radio program hosted by Jennifer Rooks and Keith Shortall thatairs live Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., rebroadcast at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. on Fridays). The show brings interesting conversations on a wide variety of topics to the people of Maine.
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Maine Calling is an interactive radio program hosted by Jennifer Rooks and Keith Shortall thatairs live Monday through Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., rebroadcast at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. on Fridays). The show brings interesting conversations on a wide variety of topics to the people of Maine.More from Maine Calling »

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Meditation: Different Approaches to Meditation and Its Physical and Mental Benefits

We'll learn about the different practices and philosophies of meditation, the connection between meditation and mindfulness, as well as how it can benefit your mental, emotional and physical health.

Meditation: Different Approaches to Meditation and Its Physical and Mental Benefits

Maine Calling's Seventh Annual "Made in Maine" Gift Guide

This is a rebroadcast of an earlier show; no calls will be taken. One of our audience's favorite programs: It's the return of the Maine Calling "Made in Maine" Gift Guide!

Diabetes: What New Prevention and Treatment Options Are Available?

Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes. Approximately 11.1 percent of the adult population in Maine have it and 36,000 Mainers have diabetes but don't know it. In addition, 386,000 adult Mainers have prediabetes with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.

Winterizing Your Home: Seasonal Tips for Energy Efficiency and Safety

With winter essentially here, our panel offers ways to save on home energy costs and to prepare for seasonal challenges.

Women in the Legislature: Maine Has a Record Number of Female Lawmakers in the State House

We speak with female legislators, both new and experienced, about the issues they will focus on. We'll also talk about what it means that a record number of women will be serving in the Maine Legislature.

Women in the Legislature: Maine Has a Record Number of Female Lawmakers in the State House

Best & Overlooked Books: What Were the Top Books of 2018?

An annual favorite! Our panelists discuss the books that got people reading this year, those that should have received more attention, and the classics they chose to revisit.

Child Free: The Choice to Not Have Children

University of Maine professor of sociology Amy Blackstone and her husband Lance blog about the childfree choice. What are the reasons a couple may choose not to have children, and how does society respond to their choice?

President George H.W. Bush: Remembering His Life and Legacy and His Impact in Maine

After the state funeral in Washington, D.C. , for President George Herbert Walker Bush, we follow up with a special show about the 41st president's life and impact in Maine.

President George H.W. Bush: Remembering His Life and Legacy and His Impact in Maine

Affordable Care Act: What's New This Year & Advice on Enrollment

With the deadline for signing up for Obamacare approaching (Dec. 15), our panel of experts answers listener questions about the ACA.

Henry David Thoreau: Surveyor Of The Soul

We'll speak with the Maine filmmaker behind the documentary "Henry David Thoreau: Surveyor of the Soul," which airs on Maine Public Television on Dec. 6.

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