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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Christiana Care again makes 100 Best Hospitals list

In its annual analysis of the nation’s hospitals, Healthgrades recognized Christiana Care Health System as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals in 2018. The distinction places Christiana Care in the top 2 percent of nearly 5,000...

Delaware Health Information Network honored by General Assembly

A locally developed health information exchange, Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN) was recently honored by Governor John Carney with the signing of a joint resolution. Senate Concurrent Resolution 54, sponsored by State Sen....
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(Video) Christiana Care, Delaware Tech pioneer gene-editing curriculum

https://youtu.be/im4IVIBPkdY “You have seen the future, and it is gene editing,” said Janice E. Nevin, Christiana Care  CEO  as she congratulated biomedical students and faculty at Delaware Technical Community College for pioneering what may be...

Brandywine SPCA eyes unused animal shelter in Georgetown

The Brandywine Valley SPCA  announced plans  to operate  a currently unused animal shelter in Georgetown, as a Rescue & Rehab Center.  The center will enable the BVSPCA to save  more lives by helping animals that otherwise...

Update: Lettuce E.coli illnesses increase; no cases yet reported in Delaware

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is still  advising residents and food-related businesses of a multistate outbreak of E.coli infections linked to chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, AZ  region. So far neither Delaware nor  Maryland...

Drug Take-Back Day coming on Saturday

   Delaware will hold its 16th Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 28  to help reduce the risk of prescription medications being diverted for misuse. Delawareans can discard their expired or unused medications at 24 locations...

Christiana Care announces potential gene-editing breakthrough

Scientists at  Christiana Care  Health System’s Gene Editing Institute have developed a potential breakthrough with a  CRISPR gene-editing tool. The technology could quickly and precisely engineer multiple changes to the genetic code, according to a...

Rite Aid closing Market Street store

Rite-Aid is closing its store on Market Street. Going out of business signs have been posted at the location on the 800 block of Market Street and the website listed that the location is  undergoing...

Public Health Division puts focus on e-cigarette that resembles flash drive

The Delaware  Division of Public Health  is advising parents and teachers to be aware of a recent trend among youth known as “JUULing.”  JUUL is a brand of e-cigarette that looks similar to a flash...

Delaware not in recall area for 220 million eggs

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a voluntary recall of eggs from  Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, IND. Delaware was not listed as one of the state’s affected, although neighboring Pennsylvania and New Jersey were listed. More...
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