Spiritus Ventilator Unit opens in Milford Wellness Village

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Milford Wellness Village continues to expand the services offered to the community with a new 14-bed ventilation unit which will see its first patient on Tuesday, July 5. Spiritus Ventilator Unit offers 14 beds in both semi-private and private settings for those who need assistance with breathing. According to Margii Hassman, manager of the unit, the area is designed for …

Shining Lights support the efforts of DBCC

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On August 3, the Waterfall in Claymont will be the site of this year’s Shining Light celebration in honor of those who continue to support the efforts of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC). This event is designed to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the advancements toward ending breast cancer in the Greater Delaware region as well …

PACE Your Life opens in Milford Wellness Village

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Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Your Life opened in the Milford Wellness Village recently. The program focuses on helping older adults age in place, providing them with healthcare, medication, transportation and even meals. PACE Your Life will hold an open house on Thursday, June 16 from 11 AM until 2 PM. The public is invited to the …

New family medicine practice in Milford; new patients welcome

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Milford Primary Care Associates will open this summer at 301 Jefferson Ave. in Milford and is accepting new patients. This independent practice is committed to serving and engaging patients to achieve better health by providing disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment strategies through all life stages, from birth to end-of-life. Dr. Cindy Siu has provided outpatient primary care services in Milford …

Surviving Breast Cancer

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A breast cancer diagnosis is frightening. Even though treatments have come a long way and breast cancer caught early has a very high survival rate, when you receive the diagnosis, hearing the words are traumatizing to anyone. That is why Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers a wide range of survivorship programs designed to help newly diagnosed patients as well …

DBCC stresses importance of regular mammograms

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The American Cancer Society reports that there will be 1,010 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2022, making it the number one cancer diagnosis in the state. They also indicate that around 160 people will lose their battle with breast cancer this year, often because of delayed diagnosis. “The Women’s Health Screening Program managed by the Delaware Breast Cancer …

Beebe Specialty Surgical Hospital in Rehoboth ready for first patient

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  Damp, chilly weather couldn’t diminish the enthusiasm of the group that gathered Thursday in Beebe Healthcare’s new Specialty Surgical Hospital. Health care leaders, board members and caregivers were on hand to cut the ribbon on the $124 million, four-story hospital, located on the Rehoboth campus just off routes 1 and 24. The hospital will care for its first patient …

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Bayhealth receives “A” Safety Rating from Leapfrog

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by Terry Rogers     Bayhealth’s Sussex County campus Leapfrog, an independent watchdog group, recently announced that they had awarded Bayhealth Sussex Campus with an “A” Safety Rating. It is the only hospital in Delaware to receive that high of a rating from the organization. “Hospitals do not request this review,” Elizabeth Harmon, Senior Communications Specialist with Leapfrog, said. “Leapfrog …

Yes2Health Program Hosts Wellness Retreat

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Yes2Health, a program offered through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, recently held a retreat Yes2Health hosted a wellness retreat on May 4, 2022, at the Ice House Wellness and Community located in Wyoming, DE. The retreat focused on healthy eating habits and exercise through walking and other low-impact activities. Participants learned about macro nutrition, creating a healthy pantry to create nutritional …