Northwest Woman: Why did you choose a career in dentistry? Sue Weishaar: I chose a career in dentistry after working as a dental assistant for 15 years. A male employer encouraged me to consider dentistry when I made the decision to go back...
Touched by Down Syndrome Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child, Down syndrome is not on the list. It is not what we expected, yet we have embraced Cole as the special gift from God that he is. We are developing new dreams for our son...
Every once in a while the science of beauty takes a great leap forward. Whether treating an area damaged by sun or an area where wrinkles have developed, Portrait(r) Plasma creates healthier skin with continual aesthetic improvement. Portrait(r) uses...
Food for Thought With 4 restaurants each under their belt here is the story of two successful women contributing to Spokane and N. Idaho's culinary and economic growth. Thai Bamboo's Mae Burgess Northwest Woman: Where did your passion for co...

Food is the fuel and building blocks for growth and reproduction of cells and tissues. It consists of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. If any of these were to stop you would die. If their balance is interfered with, your health potential would no...

According to a recent survey, Americans remain largely unaware of the dangers that extended exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can have on their eyes. The survey, conducted by the New England Eye Institute and Transitions Optical, found that w...
To many people, positive versus negative implies good versus evil, but that is not necessarily the case. If you look at a magnet, it has both positive and negative ends. In the middle you will find the zero point which has neither positive nor n...
For teenagers acne is a part of life since most of their classmates and friends share this problem. However, in adults it is something more difficult and embarrassing. Adult acne is becoming more and more common. If you are beyond your teen year...
Today women serve our nation with distinction through their careers as Enlisted Personnel and Officers in The United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and National Guard branches. Excelling in critical roles, capable women in to...
George Papanicolaou rocked the gynecology world in the 1940s by introducing an effective screening tool for cervical cancer. We continue to honor his accomplishment by calling the screening method a pap smear although our methods have evolved s...
Personal NEWtrition Do not allow this economic slowdown to slow you down. This is not the time to wander aimlessly while you are driving a car or pushing a grocery cart. The price of fuel at the gas pump coupled with increasing food fuel cost...
Marketing strategist. Community arts promoter. Art museum manager. These are just some of the titles Jean Maginnis of South Portland has held over the years in a career that has spanned both business and the arts. Now Maginnis who directs the...
Q: As a young woman entering the workforce out of college, when should I begin contributing to a retirement plan? A: The best place to start is to take a close look at your personal cash flow. Putting money away for retirement is a clear nece...
Do you want to take your career to the next level? Would you rather find a job in a different field? Enhancing your credentials or developing new skills may require a return to learning. Local colleges and universities offer several programs ...
When it comes to marketing for small businesses, now more than ever business owners and entrepreneurs need to get creative. During booming economic times, it's easy to get complacent and save money by cutting back on marketing and advertising e...

Drive by any local school this time of year and you are likely to see teams of young athletes practicing their drills. Many students have already returned to a conditioning schedule for their fall sport. Dr. David Argo at Beacon Orthopaedics o...

Born and raised in Aroostook County, every fall from ages 10 to 18, she picked potatoes to earn money to buy her own clothes. She graduated from Caribou High School and the University of Maine. For 23 years she was a partner on Craneland Farm i...
Growing up with two brothers, I was constantly trying to fit in as one of the boys. I despised situations that magnified my difference, throwing tantrums every time my mother tried to make me wear a dress. Though my aversion to all things girl...
As a staff member of the Maine Women's Fund, I get to work with many amazing volunteers. Take Barbara Babkirk, for example, the owner of Heart at Work, a career counseling practice in Yarmouth. Barbara is helping us launch the Southern Maine Cha...
For the last several years I have gone to Sarasota, Fla., with a girlfriend of mine, an elementary school teacher in Yarmouth, for April vacation. It is truly a week of heavenly bliss seven days of sun and sand at a beachfront condo overlooking...
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Drive by any local school this time of year and you are likely to see teams of young athletes practicing their drills. Many students have already returned to a conditioning schedule for their fall sport. Dr. David Argo at Beacon Orthopaedics offers...  Read More
According to a recent survey, Americans remain largely unaware of the dangers that extended exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can have on their eyes. The survey, conducted by the New England Eye Institute and Transitions Optical, found that...  Read More
Northwest Woman Magazine (WA) 2009-03-17T00:00:00
Food for Thought With 4 restaurants each under their belt here is the story of two successful women contributing to Spokane and N. Idaho's culinary and economic growth. Thai Bamboo's Mae Burgess Northwest Woman: Where did your passion for cooking...  Read More
Cincinnati Woman Magazine (OH) 2008-08-01T00:00:00
When it comes to marketing for small businesses, now more than ever business owners and entrepreneurs need to get creative. During booming economic times, it's easy to get complacent and save money by cutting back on marketing and advertising...  Read More
Cincinnati Woman Magazine (OH) 2008-08-01T00:00:00
Do you want to take your career to the next level? Would you rather find a job in a different field? Enhancing your credentials or developing new skills may require a return to learning. Local colleges and universities offer several programs to help...  Read More
Northwest Woman Magazine (WA) 2008-04-17T00:00:00
Touched by Down Syndrome Every parent has hopes and dreams for their child, Down syndrome is not on the list. It is not what we expected, yet we have embraced Cole as the special gift from God that he is. We are developing new dreams for our son and...  Read More
Northwest Woman Magazine (WA) 2008-04-17T00:00:00
Northwest Woman: Why did you choose a career in dentistry? Sue Weishaar: I chose a career in dentistry after working as a dental assistant for 15 years. A male employer encouraged me to consider dentistry when I made the decision to go back to...  Read More
South Bay Woman Magazine (CA) 2007-03-14T00:00:00
Food is the fuel and building blocks for growth and reproduction of cells and tissues. It consists of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. If any of these were to stop you would die. If their balance is interfered with, your health potential would not...  Read More
Every once in a while the science of beauty takes a great leap forward. Whether treating an area damaged by sun or an area where wrinkles have developed, Portrait(r) Plasma creates healthier skin with continual aesthetic improvement. Portrait(r)...  Read More
Maine Women Magazine (ME) January 2008
Born and raised in Aroostook County, every fall from ages 10 to 18, she picked potatoes to earn money to buy her own clothes. She graduated from Caribou High School and the University of Maine. For 23 years she was a partner on Craneland Farm in...  Read More