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Peninsula Urology affiliates with Eastern Shore practice with an office in Delaware

Chesapeake Urology Associates, LLC  announced a partnership with Peninsula Urology Associates  which serves patients on Maryland's Eastern Shore and Delaware.  This partnership further expands Chesapeake's geographic reach with new Maryland offices in Salisbury and Berlin, along...

Blood Bank declares emergency as reserves fall below 7-day level

Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD), Newark, has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across the state to donate blood to help replenish supplies. It takes at least 350 donors per day to...

Beebe Healthcare drops plans for more rooms at Lewes hospital

Beebe Healthcare   is dropping plans to add rooms to its hospital in Lewes. “Hospitals and health systems throughout the country have worked very hard over the past few years to transform the way that...

No Honey Smacks salmonella cases reported in Delaware

The Delaware Division of Public of Public Health passed on word of a recall involving a breakfast cereal. The salmonella outbreak is being linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereals. Seventy-three people from 31 states, including 24 who have been...

A win and a loss for AstraZeneca with lung cancer, Alzheimers drugs

AstraZeneca reported a win and a loss in efforts to build a drug pipeline after the long-running loss of patent protection for blockbuster products. Last week,  the European Commission   granted marketing authorization  for Tagrisso   for the...

Delaware has 2nd lowest rate of increase in suicide deaths

Delaware had the second lowest rate increase in the suicide rate among the 50 states and the District  of Columbia,  in a troubling report from the  Centers for Disease Control. Only Nevada saw a decrease...

Pediatric surgeon, health care executive to head Nemours Children’s Health

The Board of Directors of  Jacksonville, FL-based  Nemours Foundation announced Dr. R. Lawrence Moss has been selected to succeed Dr. David Bailey as the President and CEO of Nemours Children’s Health System. Moss will...

AstraZeneca-Merck drug shows promise in treatment of type of prostate cancer

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. presented data, which showed clinical improvement in survival with Lynparza in combination with abiraterone.  The study covered metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Lynparza is being jointly developed and commercialized  by AstraZeneca and  Merck. The...

Lilly, Incyte arthritis drug gets FDA approval

04Lilly, Incyte arthritis drug gets FDA approval Eli Lilly and Company and  Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved  Olumant (baricitinib The once-daily oral medication is approved for the treatment of...

Lewes business owner arrested in connection with medical marijuana fraud case

Delaware State Police arrested a Lewes business owner  after  applications for medical marijuana were submitted at  Delaware Holistic Medicine, formerly known as Disjointed. The business is located in Lewes. The investigation got underway when the...
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