Category: Health Care

Christiana Care Health System has announced that scientists at its Center for Translational Cancer Research within the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute have developed a new blood test for diagnosing breast cancer. “This simple blood test, used in combination with mammography, can be a transformative tool in the fight against breast cancer by…

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro this week announced that the Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau (DMAB) received $79,889 in federal grants towards helping low-income beneficiaries apply for cost-saving programs. “We are very pleased that since 2015 our DMAB program has provided one on one counseling sessions to 16,802 Medicare beneficiaries and has also participated in 261…

(AP) — Delaware’s medical marijuana program is continuing to grow. Delaware opened its first medical marijuana dispensary, the First State Compassion Center, in Wilmington in 2015. First State also won the contract for a dispensary in Sussex County, which opened this past May. Meanwhile, the program’s oversight panel was to get an update Tuesday on…

Incyte Corporation and Cancer Support Community Delaware today announced a new fund that will provide emergency financial assistance to cancer patients and their families. Incyte will put up $100,000 into the fund each year. “We are very pleased to announce the creation of the Incyte Cancer Care Assistance Fund for Delaware with Cancer Support Community…

(AP) — As Delaware lawmakers consider legalizing recreational marijuana they should take a go-slow approach and address a wide range of health and safety concerns, members of a special task force were told Wednesday. “Keep it simple. Keep it restricted,” John Yeomans, director of the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement, told members of the…

Delaware Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program has moved to the La Red Health Center in Georgetown. The Division of Public Health held a grand opening on Thursday. The Division, which manages Delaware WIC, and La Red Health Center decided to partner as way to offer medical and social services under one roof.…

(AP) — A Delaware judge is holding a hearing in an appeal involving three doctors who were disciplined by state regulators. Wednesday’s Superior Court hearing involves Steven Grossinger, Bruce Grossinger and Jason Brajer of Grossinger Neuropain Specialists, which has offices in Delaware and Pennsylvania. The three were reprimanded and fined last year by Delaware’s medical…