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Monday, February 11, 2019

Update: March opening planned for 2nd medical marijuana dispensary ...

A  New Jersey organization is expected to open a medical marijuana dispensary in the Newark area in early March. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services cautioned that the date can be pushed back...

AstraZeneca gains stake in Swedish company with sale of respiratory drug

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi ) (  has completed the acquisition from AstraZeneca of rights to Synagis in the US as well as rights to participate in 50 percent of the future earnings of...

Nanticoke explores merger with Salisbury-based Peninsula

  Nanticoke Health Services,   Seaford in talks to merge with Eastern Shore health care giant, the Peninsula Regional Health System. The talks were confirmed in a letter that went out to the community from President Steven...

Christiana Care bars those under 16 from visiting patients as flu cases increase

Christiana Care Health System is implementing temporary age restrictions for hospital visitors as the number of flu cases increases. Christiana is the state’s largest health system. Only people 16 or older should visit the hospitals. Only parents,...

Delaware part of settlement with artificial hip maker

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday a 46-state  settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., to resolve allegations that the company improperly promoted two of its metal-on-metal hip implant...

Updated: Bayhealth continues push into Sussex with plans for outpatient complex

Bayhealth is moving forward with its expansion into northern  Sussex County. The health care system entered into an agreement to purchase 18 acres of land along Route 9 at the intersection of Hudson Road...

Christiana Care honored for surgical excellence with high risk patients

The American College of recognized  Christiana Care Health System  for surgical excellence in caring for its sickest patients and named it one of 66 hospitals in the top 10 percent of outcomes after surgery. ACS...

Delaware just misses top 10 as best state for retirees

Delaware ended up just out of the top 10 as a good place to retire, according to the personal finance site Wallet Hub after ranking No. 9 last year. Click on the map below  (if...

Christiana Care, Cerner Health partner on weight loss surgery

Cerner announced a collaboration with   Christiana Care Health System in Delaware to provide a weight loss surgery program designed to help members of Cerner’s health plan achieve their health goals.  “Cerner aims to provide benefits and...

Saint Francis Healthcare boosting minimum wage to $15 an hour

Saint. Francis Healthcare  and other ministries of  Trinity Health in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania will raise their minimum wage to $15 per hour, effective this month. The announcement comes after Delaware's largest health care...