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In The News


Maine Sunday Telegram
Dr. Asbjornsen was featured in Healthy Maine, the Sunday Telegram's quarterly health publication. She discusses why she loves the specialty of phlebology and how to identify and care for vein disease. The accompanying sidebar describes some of the modern, minimally invasive treatments that are available. (Read article)

Catching Health
As the former health reporter for WCSH-TV in Portland, Diane Atwood has spent much of her career researching and reporting on health-related issues. Catching Health is her health and wellness blog, which recently included an article on thromboses--what they are, how to spot them, and how to stop them. (Read article)

Bangor Daily News
As a special contributor to The Bangor Daily News, Dr. Asbjornsen writes about World Thrombosis Day, a worldwide effort to raise awareness about blood clots. (Read article)

Maine Calling on MPBN: Leg Health
Dr. Asbjornsen joins an orthopedic surgeon and a podiatrist to talk about leg health "from hips to heels." Caller questions include vein health during pregnancy and preventing varicose veins from getting worse. (Listen to show)

Maine Calling on MPBN: Blood Clots & DVT
Dr. Asbjornsen and fellow physicians (Dr. Paul Kim, Assistant Director of Vascular & Interventional Services for Spectrum Medical Group and Dr. Wesley Zemrak, Doctor of Pharmacy and Anti-Coagulation Specialist at Maine Medical Center) discuss advances in treating and detecting blood clots. (Listen to show)

Bangor Daily News
As a special contributor to The Bangor Daily News, Dr. Asbjornsen discusses vein health in the summer months, plus tips for leg relief. (Read article)

Maine Women
As a regular contributor to Maine Women magazine and author of the column Keep Me Healthy,  Diane Atwood interviews Dr. Asbjornsen in an article that discusses healthy veins and how their treatement is rarely about vanity. (Read article)

Phlebology, the leading medical journal of venous disease
Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen, Maine's leading vein specialist, published an article in the March 2012 issue of Phlebology, the premier international journal of venous disease. The article titled "Middle cerebral air embolism after foam sclerotherapy" was co-authored by Drs. Benjamin Russell and Christopher Rogers. (Read abstract)

Catching Health
Health reporter Diane Atwood writes about modern varicose vein treatment--and the relief that came for one woman who had her varicose veins treated. (Read article)

FOX 23
As part of Dr. Asbjornsen's efforts to promote awareness of Deep Vein Thrombosis, she was invited to the studio of Good Day Maine to discuss prevention of blood clots. 

Bangor Daily News
As a special contributor to The Bangor Daily News, Dr. Asbjornsen writes about how graduated compression stockings can relieve venous symptoms and contribute to leg health. (Read article)

Maine Women
Maine Women magazine features an interview with Dr. Asbjornsen as Maine's leading phlebologist. (Read article)

Maine Seniors Magazine
As a guest contributor to the Winter 2012 issue of Maine Seniors Magazine, Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen shares an in-depth overview of vein health and why veins matter.

Senior Talk
Dr. Asbjornsen speaks to host Carol Higgins Taylor (of the Eastern Area Agency on Aging) about the basics of vein health, with a focus on common problems for older adults, such as leg ulcers and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). (Listen to Podcast)

Maine Senior News
As part of Dr. Asbjornsen's efforts to promote awareness of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), she was invited to contribute an article to the Southern Maine Agency on Aging's newspaper -Maine Senior News- page 21. (Read Article)