Beebe Medical Group recently welcomed board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Afua Nyanin, MD, to its Women’s Health team. Nyanin will see patients at Beebe Women’s Health Plantations in Rehoboth Beach. To make an appointment, call (302) 480-1919.

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If the change in weather and shorter days are making people feeling down or less energetic, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or what many would refer to as “seasonal depression,” is a health concern for numerous people at this time of the year. Bayhealth psychiatrist Andrea DeSimone, DO, o…

There is new hope for patients suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease and their caregivers thanks to legislation brought forward by U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and signed recently by President Joe Biden. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) impacts one in every 300 people in the United States…

On Saturday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., Good Earth Market in Rehoboth Beach (38131 Terrace Road, Rehoboth Beach) will present a series of free in-store presentations developed to help people start the new year making educated and healthy choices about their overall wellbeing and sel…

The Division of Public Health announced that it will implement updated guidance issued Monday, Dec. 27, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to shorten the recommended time that people should isolate or quarantine from 10 days to five days based on certain conditions and v…

Beebe Healthcare’s Christopher Manieri, DO, board certified general surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery, will be hosting an in-person seminar and separate webinar in January.

Increasing cases of the coronavirus, crowding in hospitals and exhausted healthcare workers have reached such a level, Dr. David Tam, CEO of Beebe Healthcare, said this week, “that the last time I saw something like this was in combat.”

Falls have been labeled a national health priority for the last few years. There’s just no way I can sugarcoat just how serious a matter this is, and especially for those of us age 65 or older. The reason is that falls are a major cause of serious injury and even death. What should also conc…

Dr. Christopher Manieri, DO, board-certified general surgeon specializing in bariatric surgery, will host an in-person seminar about the benefits of weight-loss surgery at 11 a.m. on Dec. 4 at the Beebe Healthcare Medical Arts Building on Route 24.

Bayhealth announced this week that it has launched a clinical pastoral education program. Clinical pastoral education (CPE) is professional training for clergy and laypersons of all faiths and denominations. Bayhealth is the only health system in Kent and Sussex counties to offer a CPE program.

Beebe Healthcare is participating in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Perinatal Improvement Collaborative, a large-scale, data-driven collaborative of more than 200 hospitals caring for diverse populations in all 50 states.

You may not be familiar with prehab, but there are a number of medical professionals who believe that prehab can be as important as rehab for some surgical patients. If you or someone you care about is planning for surgery, it’s always important to understand what you need to do to position …

As joyful as parenting is, we also know how difficult it can be. Raising children during a pandemic adds yet another layer of complexity. That’s why Bayhealth is here with helpful parenting tips in the second of three stories in our parenting in a pandemic series geared to support our commun…

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host a free virtual Alzheimer’s educational conference for Delaware residents on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as part of its 2021 national Educating America Tour. The conference, which is free and open to everyone, will allow…

Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) have formally issued an emergency regulation requiring educators, school staff, volunteers and contractors working in Delaware schools to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly testing beginning Nov. …

Residents living in and around Bethany Beach can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings offered by Life Line Screening in November. Bethany Beach Ocean Suites will host the event on Nov. 9 in downtown Be…

Every October, we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that people have skipped mammograms and other appointments.

I’m enjoying the changing weather. These cool evenings and low-humidity days tell me fall is really here. It’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy walking and taking advantage of these days for the many outdoor activities that are still very doable around beautiful Delmarva.

The Delaware Division of Public Health Bureau of Oral Health & Dental Services (BOHDS) has partnered with the Delaware Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (DEAAP) to promote literacy and good oral health habits by encouraging parents to find a dentist for their child by age 1.

October marks the start of the 2021-2022 influenza season, and given the State’s ongoing fight against COVID-19, officials with the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) said it is more important than ever for Delawareans to protect themselves and loved ones by getting the flu vaccine as …

As a parent we all want what’s best for our children, but delivering on meeting the needs of our kids — physically, emotionally, educationally — is not always easy. When life is chaotic and stressors are high, the challenges of parenting are often heightened.

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the pandemic continues to impact everyone’s mental health in different ways. Anyone can learn the warning signs of suicide risk and do their part to support those who may ne…

Falls can be disabling and are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries in the United States, particularly among older adults and young children, according to the Mayo Clinic. To raise awareness about fall-related injuries, especially among seniors, Gov. John Carney and Lt. Gov. Bethany…

Making sure your blood pressure is in the normal range is an important part of managing your overall health and wellness. High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your risk of serious health problems, such as heart attack, stroke, kidney disease and vision loss. The good news — there …

The summer season may have come to an end here on Delmarva, but we are very lucky. Our beautiful fall season allows us to continue to enjoy many outdoor activities. With so many of us more active than usual during the summer, and the prospect of those beautiful fall and early winter months m…

The Division of Public Health (DPH) announced this week that a 69-year-old Kent County man had become infected with West Nile virus (WNV) — the state’s first case of human WNV since 2018, when 10 human WNV cases were reported, including two deaths from the illness.

So many of us have experienced pain in an arm and it’s something I hear about from patients all the time. Everyone would prefer a simple answer, but the fact is that if your arm hurts, there could be a number of different causes for it. 

Sunny summer weather offers children an opportunity to explore and enjoy outdoor fun. Pediatrician Dr. Taqdees Afreen, M.D., with Bayhealth Pediatrics in Milford, encourages parents to supervise youngsters’ play, as well as food and beverage intake, to ensure that the good times are not spoi…

Dr. Samuel Swisher-McClure, M.D., recently joined Delmarva Radiation Services and Beebe Healthcare as a new Radiation Oncologist. He is currently seeing patients at the Tunnell Cancer Center on Route 24 in Rehoboth Beach, as well as the South Coastal Cancer Center in Millville.

While the “Itsy-Bitsy Spider” rhyme may hold a place in children’s hearts, live insect contact is typically not a positive experience for kids and their parents. Pediatrician Dr. Adaobi M. Enekwizu, M.D., of Bayhealth Pediatrics—Milford recently offered tips on how to avoid and cope with the…

Planning for some fun in the sun this summer? The heat and humidity can be stifling at times. Whether planning to attend the Delaware State Fair, which kicks off on Thursday, or laying out on the sandy beaches, it’s important to stay safe in the heat while also navigating a social setting, s…