Beebe Healthcare has received three American Heart Association awards that recognize the healthcare system’s consistent commitment and success in providing a higher standard of care.

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Peninsula Regional Medical Center and its Stroke Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment accordin…

When Caroline Sherman and her husband, Tyler, of Millsboro had their daughter two years ago, Caroline experienced some severe symptoms of post-partum depression. She breastfed her baby for a little while, but eventually gave up.

Delaware Center for Justice recently announced a group therapy program, Healing Spaces, for black social justice advocates, organizers, activists and community members. This weekly group therapy program aims to provide participants with a language to understand race-related trauma and promot…

I look forward to our meetings here at the Coastal Point every month to talk about problems that I want to help you understand.

As with many eye conditions, early detection and treatment is considered key to glaucoma. The disease can be devastating, with no symptoms until vision is lost. Ophthalmologist Dr. Karen Rudo, MD, recently shared insight on glaucoma and how it can be addressed early for the best outcome.

With rates of COVID-19 spiking in certain regions and different parts of the country in various stages of reopening, the nation’s emergency physicians and nurses have a message to patients: Do not delay care if you think you’re having a medical emergency.

In an effort to provide COVID-19 screening for all, Beebe Healthcare has partnered with Intraprise Health to launch the Beebe Healthcare COVID-19 Screening Tool available on both the Apple App Store and Android Google Play Store.

For those who love words, describing a blistering July heatwave can be an irresistible challenge. Over the years, they’ve come up with, “It’s so hot I saw a chicken lay an omelet,” “My thermometer went up to Are You Kidding Me?” and “It’s hotter than the devil’s armpits.”

Atlantic General Hospital is presenting its 4th Annual Autism Awareness Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. The conference will be held virtually this year. This event is free to the community; internet access is required to participate in the conference.

On Monday, June 15, Beebe Healthcare leaders held a beam topping-out celebration at the Specialty Surgical Hospital at the Rehoboth Health Campus to signify the progress of the project and the completion of the steel frame. Beebe team members signed the beam for the ceremony.

People with diabetes can take control and learn how to live a healthy, fulfilling life while managing their condition, Peninsula Regional Medical Center representative said this week, announcing that it is sponsoring Wednesday-evening and Thursday-afternoon diabetes self-management education…

With the state’s re-opening plans in effect and warmer weather, there’s strong temptation to get out of the house and get back to activities. The transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) is still a concern in local communities, though, so people need to take precautions, for themselves and the…

There is nothing more miserable than being in pain and not getting the relief you need. Pain is erosive. It wears you down. The good news is pain management and treatments are advancing. As doctors and researches learn more, there’s more that can be done to help you in dealing with pain. Tha…


We get many questions from parents of our pediatric patients. This guide is a great resource for parents to know when and how they can safely come into the office for scheduled appointments and exams.

In their community practice, family medicine physicians Drs. Andrea Arellano Vu, MD, and Kenny Vu, MD, had been exploring an avenue to treat patients who couldn’t easily come in to the office, due to work schedules, transportation issues, being bed-bound, having anxiety over leaving home, or…

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much concern, and as healthcare providers work together to control the spread of the virus within their communities, they want people to know that the public’s health and safety remain their top priority.


Whether they’re longtime “gym rats” or someone who was finally honoring a long-ignored New Year’s resolution to get more active, or instructors who lead all of them to better fitness — they have struggled to keep fit during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When the first shovels of dirt were lifted 18 months ago, Beebe Healthcare officials certainly had no idea that the South Coastal Health Campus on Route 17 in Millville would open its doors during a worldwide health crisis.


How quickly our lives have changed during this coronavirus pandemic. At my house, we’re social distancing and we’re washing our hands constantly. Disinfectant wipes are always at the ready as we wipe down everything, including our counters, doorknobs and even the bottoms of our shoes.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bayhealth had to suspend the tours of its Centers for Women & Infants and the classes they typically offer to expectant mothers. However, virtual tours are available and educational resources can be accessed through a free online tool.

Highmark on April 20 announced that its commercial members, Affordable Care Act members and Medicare Advantage members in Pennsylvania and Delaware now have access to a comprehensive, technology-enabled opioid-use disorder (OUD) program. The program, which was first rolled out to Highmark’s …


Bayhealth’s Emergency & Trauma Services, in partnership with local Emergency Medical Services (EMS) teams recently started using a secure, HIPPA-compliant communication technology called Twiage. The app, which can be used on smartphones, tablets and computers, replaces the phone and radi…


Highmark has announced that members who require in-network, inpatient hospital care for COVID-19 will not incur any deductibles, co-insurance and co-pays, effective immediately. The decision applies to members with group employer coverage (self-funded groups may elect to opt into the program…

Given the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), many people are unable to attend regularly-scheduled medical appointments, like physical therapy. In addition, the shut-down of local gyms and fitness facilities limits options for exercise to prevent physical decline and subsequent health…


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Beebe Healthcare announced on March 18 that in continuing to evaluate the rapidly changing information about coronavirus (COVID-19), as of 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, it was making changes to its March 12 visitor guidelines, moving from limiting patients to two pre-selected visitors to only…

Beebe Healthcare and Beebe Medical Foundation representatives celebrate the setting this week of the very first beam of their largest expansion project, the Specialty Surgical Hospital at the Rehoboth Health Campus. Pictured, from left are: Mark Loukidies, vice president, Facilities & En…

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The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is providing guidance for patients to minimize their risk of getting or spreading the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. A new resource from ACEP, Stop the Spread: A Patient Guide to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), provides tips on how to minim…

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Delaware Technical Community College on March 10 announced that it was instituting precautions for its students and staff to address concerns about the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Starting when we are children, we learn that food tastes good. We start to explore different tastes and textures, soon learning there are foods we prefer. However, as we get older, we become more and more busy. This busyness in our lives can mean a rushed 10-minute lunch at our desk or on th…

The best time of the year is right around the corner as the weather continues to warm up in Sussex County.