Stroke won’t define me

Healthwaves Newsletter  |   Winter 2017 The morning of Oct. 14, 2012, wasn’t a typical Sunday for Rev. John Ranney. The 60-year-old retired pastor substituted at the pulpit of a church in Cordova, Maryland, and then stopped for lunch in Easton. The plan was to drive to Ocean City to attend a meeting. Plans changed when Ranney […]

Using water to heal the body

As a nurse in the healthcare field, Dover resident Cheryl Short understands the importance of the healing process. This is why she jumped head first into physical and aquatic therapy at Bayhealth after having a total hip replacement this spring. Aquatic therapy at Bayhealth is an effective rehabilitative treatment for a wide range of orthopedic […]

Dr. Alexander Passes Away Suddenly

by Terry Rogers On Sunday, December 24, 2017, Dr. Roger Alexander, a well-known physician in Milford, passed away suddenly after suffering a stroke. Dr. Alexander is survived by his children, Mallory Alexander and her boyfriend, Jeremy Hatley, his son, Samuel, his brother, William, and his beloved cat, Fonzie. His funeral was held on Saturday, December […]

First Babies of the New Year

The New Year was a busy time in the labor and delivery units at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus and Bayhealth Milford Memorial. Baby girl Jaxtyn Michael Stow was born at 8:48 a.m. on Jan. 1 at Milford Memorial. Proud parents Cheyenne and Jason Stow of Frederica say their little girl weighed 5 lbs. 7 oz. […]

Bayhealth Designated Primary Stroke Centers

Bayhealth Milford Memorial recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus was also re-designated as a Primary Stroke Center. The Gold Seal of Approval and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their […]

Milford Restaurants Sponsor “Battle of the Bars”

by Terry Rogers On Thursday, November 30, three Milford restaurants sponsored “Battle of the Bars” in order to raise money for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Grotto Pizza, Abbott’s Grill and Arena’s had guest bartenders who collected tips, all of which were donated to DBCC. Tyler Kuhn, Bettie Campbell and Brad Fielder, Milford’s “Marvelous Man,” […]

Encouraging children to wash their hands

Children love to get their hands in and on everything. With all the hands-on fun come germs and the need for good hand hygiene. Quite often parents ask Pediatrician Parul Singh, MD, what they can do to get their children, who are busy playing, to wash their hands. Here are a few tips and tricks […]

Tips for Avoiding the Woes of Holiday Eating

It’s no secret the tendency to indulge in food and drink is rampant from late November until January. Bayhealth Gastroenterologist Carol Morris, DO, has some advice related to this ritual to help you avoid the woes of holiday eating. Her holiday eating tips are especially helpful for gastrointestinal (GI) upset, including that which is commonly […]

Nemours Invests in Southern DE Pediatrics

As Nemours prepares to build their advanced health care facility for pediatric and senior care in Milford, administration, staff and patients have been given the opportunity to place their own imprint on the construction of the new building. Located on the Bayhealth Sussex Campus just south of the new hospital, Nemours plans to occupy 35,000 […]

Permit Issued for Medical Marijuana Cultivation

by Terry Rogers   Columbia Care, the company awarded the Kent County contract for medical marijuana cultivation and distribution has been issued a permit for cultivation in Milford. The company did not release information on where the cultivation will take place due to security. The contract, however, mentions the Milford Industrial Park which is located […]

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