Live Healthier in 2023

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) reminds everyone that one of the best ways to prevent and fight breast cancer is to live a healthier lifestyle. It is one of the reasons they created the Yes2Health program which is gearing up for the new year with new sessions that include new kitchen classes. There are three different time slots open this …

The state has ratcheted up its call for people to get flu shots.

Milford Wellness Villages continues to provide community healthcare services

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

As Milford Wellness Village continues to expand its services, they have a busy few weeks planned where they plan to offer additional healthcare to the community. On November 29, Milford Wellness Village, in partnership with the Sussex County Mobile Unit from the Delaware Division of Public Health Community Health Services, will offer free vaccinations and testing kits. “There is no …

There is no right or wrong way to be a breast cancer survivor

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers many different services designed to help those who have survived breast cancer but also for those who are newly diagnosed. One of the key factors to understand when someone is diagnosed is that there is no right or wrong way to be a survivor as Taylor Urban explains. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer …

Smyrna solidifies hold on No. 1 ranking

Glenn Frazer Health, Sports

The top ranked Smyrna Eagles had scored over 40 points in five of the last 6 games while the 6th ranked Appoquinimink defense had only allowed an average of 12 points this season, so something had to “give” last night in Middletown…right? Smyrna sent a message by scoring on the first play from scrimmage as quarterback Brian Wright executed a …

DNREC updates regulations to prevent water contamination

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

At a recent City Council workshop, Larry Lutz, Chairman and CEO of HydroCorp, Inc. about changes to DNREC regulations regarding backflow prevention in an effort to prevent water contamination. Some of the changes will require additional water testing by the City of Milford. “Last year, the state of Delaware passed a regulation requiring that all regulations must have a comprehensive …

Bonefish Grill partners with DBCC

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and, according to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 833 men will also be affected. In Delaware alone, there will be more than 1,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2022. In an effort to reduce those numbers, encourage early detection and provide additional information about …

Early detection still the best way to fight breast cancer

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford-live

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and despite the fact that there is far more information available on the disease than there was a decade ago, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And although men can also get breast cancer, their lifetime risk is considerably lower than women at 1 in 833. “Breast …

MSD partners with local farms to offer healthier options

Terry Rogers Education, Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

With childhood obesity a growing problem in the United States, Milford School District is taking steps to help students eat healthier meals by partnering with local farms to obtain fresh produce and other products. The latest partnership is with 302 Aquaponics who will provide fresh lettuce greens for salads and sandwiches. “The Delaware School Districts participate in Farm to School …

Milford Wellness Village holds first VillageFest

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  Milford Wellness Village celebrated the inaugural VillageFest on Friday, September 23 from 4 to 8 PM on their campus. The event was designed to introduce the community to the center and share the successes of the health campus over the past few years. “The Milford community came out and made the first ever VillageFest a success with over 200 …

Ribbon cutting held for People’s Place II

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, friends and family recently celebrated a 50th Anniversary Celebration & Ribbon Cutting Celebration with People’s Place II, Inc. in Milford, Delaware. People’s Place is dedicated to becoming the agency of choice to help people find their path to growth and independence.  They assist the people of our community by providing high-quality services that promote:  …