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The Division of Public Health (DPH) is reminding Delawareans that as we continue to deal with COVID-19 infections, influenza is still with us as well. On Dec. 30, DPH officials were sad to announce the first flu-related death of the 2020-2021 season. A 56-year-old Kent county male infected w…

It’s that time of year folks: the New Year is coming up! I think we all can’t wait for 2020 to be over — am I right!?!?

I’ve done videos and Facebook rants on this subject before, but I thought it might be time to put some hard facts and science on paper, to help educate my community on the importance of exercise and the role it plays on our mental health (which actually plays a large role in our immune syste…

The cold and flu season on the Delmarva Peninsula is well under way. If you have not received your flu vaccination, it is not too late, and it is the best protection against catching the flu. In addition, the Delmarva Peninsula is now experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases affecting hospital…

There’s a new study out and its findings are important. A recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute looked at the impact of beginning physical therapy only days, rather than weeks, after suffering a lower back injury. Researchers found that early physical therapy led to bet…

Beebe Healthcare and its employed medical group, Beebe Medical Group, on Nov. 18 announced the start of online scheduling. The online scheduling system is currently accepting reservations for Beebe Walk-In Care through Beebe’s website at www.beebehealthcare.org/online-scheduling.

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Nov. 12 announced the state’s first laboratory-confirmed case of influenza for the 2020-2021 flu season. The case, which also marks Delaware’s first pediatric case of the season, involves a child younger than 5 from Kent County, officials said.

COVID-19 has presented many challenges. Beyond the obvious, there’s a real concern about weight gain. Eating out of loneliness, depression or boredom is a growing problem. Challenges from changed lifestyles, personally and for many still working, more isolation and a limitation on some exerc…

The annual open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace has arrived. Through Dec. 15, individuals and families across Delaware can choose from a range of health insurance options for their particular health needs.

During the month of November, Atlantic General Hospital will be observing National Diabetes Awareness Month with a series of posts on the Atlantic General Hospital Facebook page. AGH providers from Nov. 1 to Nov. 30 will be presenting on a number of diabetes-related topics, including prevent…

Beebe Healthcare will now offer open MRIs, thanks to a new machine with an accommodating design that is intended to reassure patients, as well as a broad range of clinical capabilities and features intended to meet the demand of today’s diagnostic imaging professionals.

As with everything else in 2020, Halloween may look a little different this year due to COVID-19. Even if you skip trick-or-treating this year, you can still enjoy some fun at home with your family.

William “Bill” Dailey has always had a place at the beach. In 2005, Bill retired from a successful career with the U.S. Postal Service. In 2013, he purchased a new home and moved to Dagsboro full-time. A regular weightlifter at the gym and an active volunteer in his community, Bill was “fit …

Not long after the coronavirus pandemic began, we visited here in the Coastal Point to talk about exercising and staying fit. I shared with you what was going on at my house and here at Tidewater. Some things haven’t changed much. At my house, we’re still washing our hands constantly. We con…

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is partnering with health care, faith-based and community partners to launch an aggressive communications campaign to mobilize all Delawareans to get their flu vaccinations, called “Fight Flu DE.”

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Veterans Administration officials said, it is imperative that veterans receive their annual flu vaccination in order to prevent the further spread of preventable viruses.

Willis Dougherty was only 53 when he had a stroke. The tough-guy machine mechanic was working near Philadelphia when he felt that things were off. He lost strength in his arm while working on a vehicle.

Beginning in September, Beebe Healthcare is offering 48 public and private flu clinics at locations throughout Sussex County in order to provide safe and convenient access to flu vaccinations to as many people in the community as possible.

According to new research from the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council and the American Academy of Nursing, older adults are more vulnerable and experience more casualties after a natural disaster compared to other age groups. That’s why, during this National Preparedness Month, t…

I often hear from many of you about your frustrations with problems and challenges that seem very limiting. You want to be more active and you want to be healthier, but so many times what you’re telling me is you don’t see any options. When I explain what a potential option is, the reaction …

The former Peninsula Regional Health System on Sept. 1 announced its new name: TidalHealth. The name was chosen after months of research through interviews with patients and staff of the entities that make up TidalHealth: Peninsula Regional and Nanticoke hospitals; the McCready, Ocean Pines …

Beebe Healthcare is expanding the hours for its scheduling team to include weekends to better serve the community. As the healthcare system and the community continue to recover, Beebe leaders are encouraging community members and patients to reschedule tests and procedures that may have bee…

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare polio-like neurologic condition that typically affects children. Since it was first recognized in 2014, there has been an increase in the number of cases in even-numbered years, which could mean higher case numbers expected this year (2020).

According to a U.S. Census Bureau survey, 37.4 percent of Delawareans are delaying their medical care due to COVID-19.