To Your Health
The Wellness Community-Delaware, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, has moved the date of its all day yoga event to April 17. In the practice of karma yoga or service to others yoga and tai chi instructors from Silver Lotus Training Institute, Comfort Zone Yoga, Rehoboth Beach and Bethany Beach Yoga have offered to donate their services and teach hour-long workshops designed to meet the unique needs of the community and change lives all through yoga, qigong and tai chi. The young and old, flexible and not-so-flexible, the athletes and couch potatoes, and those of every heritage will be able to find a workshop perfect for them, organizers said.
Back-to-back snowstorms might have paralyzed cities across the Mid-Atlantic, but they did not interrupt the care being given to patients at Beebe Medical Center.
On Tuesday afternoon, Attorney General Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III ordered Delaware Department of Justice personnel to begin removing and storing certain items from the outside of Dr. Earl Bradley’s Baybees pediatric office in Lewes. The items, which were removed on Feb.
Lewes pediatrician Dr. Earl B. Bradley was charged with an additional 24 charges on Friday, Dec. 18, after turning himself in to Delaware State Police Troop 4 detectives on that morning. Police said more alleged victims have been identified in their investigation of alleged rape and exploitation of children, but they emphasized that it was still too early to determine the exact number of victims allegedly involved in incidents with Bradley.
The Delaware State Police on Wednesday, Dec. 16, reported that DSP Troop 4 detectives were investigating Dr. Earl B. Bradley – a pediatrician with an office in Lewes, Del. – in reference to charges of unlawful sexual contact.
Beebe Medical Center announced Wednesday, Oct. 14, that it had run out of supplies of the seasonal flu vaccine and was canceling the previously announced free flu shot clinics until further notice. Beebe Medical Center plans to resume giving free flu shots if more vaccine becomes available, representatives said.
Beebe Medical Center representatives announced this week that the medical center has been ranked among the top 5 percent of all hospitals in the nation for orthopedic care. They have been rated No. 1 in Delaware and on the Delmarva Peninsula for overall orthopedic care for the past four years but wanted to improve, said Wallace Hudson, Beebe’s vice president for corporate affairs.
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) voted in support of major health care reform legislation that passed out of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Oct. 13, and will move to full Senate consideration in the coming weeks.
Below is the final statement Carper delivered in the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday:
“I want to commend Chairman Baucus on the work he has done on this bill.
With still two more weeks left in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there is still plenty to do to show support and fund the cause. And plenty of people will be lacing up their sneakers for the Third Annual Breast Cancer Walk at Bayside this coming Sunday, Oct. 18.
On Tuesday, July 28, just after 8 a.m., an inspection port on a silo at the NRG-owned Indian River Generating Station (power plant) near Millsboro malfunctioned while employees were performing routine maintenance, allowing fly ash to escape while it was being loaded onto a truck for disposal.
Around 8:15 on Tuesday morning, July 28, while employees at the Indian River Indian River Generating Station near Millsboro were performing routine maintenance on an ash silo, an inspection port on the silo failed, causing ash to land on the concrete floor, NRG officials said Tuesday. Some ash, which they said is a nonhazardous byproduct of coal-powered generation, created a cloud for a time.
Getting children to the dentist can be a chore of any parent, but if the children have disabilities, the challenge of finding a dentist and the costs associated with treatment can be especially daunting.
Sussex Smiles recently gave a $7,000 donation to Delmarva Rural Ministries for their dental services at their Kent Community Health Center.
Many times, when teachers leave for an extended period of time to give birth and take care of a newborn, they spend time planning preparing for the substitute, preparing their students and preparing themselves for the time when they will come back.
Two of three patients who suffered cerebral hemorrhages after receiving the drug heparin from premixed IV bags at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes around May 8 died last weekend, and the hospital has since been cooperating with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Baxter International Inc., the drug’s manufacturer, in an investigation.
Energy Gym – formerly American Health and Fitness – on Route 54 in West Fenwick Island knows a thing or two about catering to its members. That’s precisely why husband-and-wife team and owners Tony and Gina Hall took Energy Gym to the next level, bringing in new equipment and just last fall, converting the gym to a 24-hour facility.
Two of three patients who were adversely affected after receiving the drug heparin from premixed IV bags at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes around May 8 died. The hospital has since been cooperating with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Baxter International Inc., the drug’s manufacturer, in an investigation.
Suzanne Davis of Bethany Beach, after having twin boys and her third son – all delivered by cesarean section – always felt like she had missed out on something. With her twins, she went into labor early and had an emergency c-section at just 29 weeks gestation. Because of that first c-section, when she became pregnant for a second time, she was told she would need to have a repeat surgery. A previous c-section continues to be one of the main reasons why women have a c-section.
For women facing an unexpected or crisis pregnancy, it can feel like they are all alone at a time of their lives that is supposed to be joyous. The Sussex Pregnancy Care Center has been in Georgetown for almost 25 years now, serving between 1,300 and 1,400 women and families each year, offering services such as free pregnancy tests and verification by sonogram, educational classes and support for the decision to have a child.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Delaware (NAMI-DE), beginning in March, will be offering a 12-week course geared toward family and friends of people with a mental illness. The classes will be held at Fenwick Baptist Church on Lighthouse Road on Monday evenings, starting Monday, March 2, at 7 p.m.