Routine screenings save lives every year.
Like many of us do on Dec. 31 every year, Beebe Healthcare and its leadership team recently took the time to reflect back on our past fiscal year, which ended in June.
The most recent Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) guidance for individuals who have been fully-vaccinated provides a well-earned sense of relief for many after 15 months.
Often, my patients have dealt with weight bias and are told that their weight gain is due to poor eating habits and lack of exercise and willpower.
It is important to remember that the COVID-19 pandemic is not the only public health crisis afflicting our county, state and nation.
Since I have been a Delaware resident for less than a year, I am still learning interesting facts about the state and the rich history here. For example, I recently learned that Delaware was well-known as a stop on the Underground Railroad, and for many slaves, Kent County was the first free…
It is not uncommon for the shorter days and colder temperatures to affect us during the winter months. While some people may not notice a difference in their mental health, others may experience a seasonal depression or loss of energy.
The first week of February reminded me of the power of social media and how it can be a positive and educational force in the world we live in now as we battle the pandemic and provide healthcare for our community.
As we enter this holiday season, it is difficult to consider the choices that we will all have to make to keep ourselves, our families, our neighbors and, at Beebe, our patients safe.
The CDC Public Health Blog states “a healthy community is one in which local groups from all parts of the community work together to prevent disease and make healthy living accessible.” Throughout Sussex County there is evidence of neighborhoods coming together for the purpose of promoting a…
Eight months of COVID-19 — constant reminders to wash your hands, wear a mask, physically distance, avoid gatherings and loved ones — it is only natural to feel drained by this unprecedented time in our lives.
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 …
Something like COVID can really change your perspective on what really is important in your life — like family, friends and health. As a result of the pandemic crisis, many of us had to look at how we take care of ourselves and ensure we are doing the things necessary to stay healthy — for o…
The relentless pursuit of quality and safety is an aspect of healthcare that truly does not get enough attention, although the COVID-19 pandemic has shed some light onto the subject.
Standing in the new infusion center at the South Coastal Cancer Center, I realized that I had never been in such a comforting, warm and welcoming space inside an oncology facility through all my years as a healthcare professional.
A few months ago, Beebe Healthcare’s message was clear — it was a critical time to wear a face covering in public for the safety of the community.
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.
At the beginning of this pandemic, Beebe Healthcare joined the rest of the world in halting our work and preparing ourselves for the expected surge of critically ill COVID-19 patients. Many people had their elective procedures postponed for safety reasons and in order to conserve personal pr…
There are many things to keep track of during this pandemic crisis — stay inside, wash your hands, be extra cautious during essential trips, use technology to stay in touch family. The list goes on.
Everyone should be remaining at home as much as possible to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). However, there are times you may need to leave your home. Some examples of necessary reasons to leave your home include:
We called and you answered — 24 days into my role as president and CEO of Beebe Healthcare, I still am absolutely blown away by this community’s support of its local, independent, not-for-profit healthcare system.
Every health organization, including the CDC and WHO, is recommending social distancing in the United States right now. It might be the best way to reduce community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Gov. John Carney has expanded the state-of-emergency, places that used to be gathering places…
Losing weight and keeping it off can be a life-long struggle for some. In certain cases, people are unable to lose the weight necessary to be healthy. If you are struggling, talk to your primary care provider about whether you might be a candidate for surgical weight-loss programs. Then, cal…