Maine health centers, research initiatives getting $1.7M

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 23, 2015 at 6:20 a.m.



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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Health centers and research initiatives in Maine are getting more than $1.7 million from the federal government.

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Angus King said the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Portland Community Health Center more than $350,000. The Katahdin Valley Health Center is getting more than $960,000.

The department also awarded funding to Jackson Laboratory and Bates College to support their research efforts. Jackson Laboratory will receive $87,500 for clinical research related to neurological disorders. Bates College will get more than $345,000 for study of Lyme disease.

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