Category: Health Care

University of Delaware Professor Jack Gelb will testify at tomorrow’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C. examining the avian flu threat. Gelb, director of UD’s Avian Biosciences Center, will discuss the status of the response to avian influenza in commercial poultry populations and make recommendations in case further infections occur. He…

WNBA star Elena Delle Donne is teaming up with Christiana Care to promote wellness. The former Ursuline Academy and University of Delaware player who became one of the nation’s most highly touted women’s basketball recruits will serve as spokesperson and guest wellness blogger for Christiana Care. Delle Donne will sharing tips for eating healthy and…

Four generations of Thomas Rowland Marshalls have been born at Beebe, including the newest Thomas Rowland Marshall VI, born June 2. Pictured here are, left to right: Bridget Marshall holds the newest addition with the baby’s father, Thomas Rowland Marshall V, his grandfather, Thomas Rowland Marshall IV, and his great-grandfather Thomas Rowland Marshal, III. All…

Christiana Care opened an Au Bon Pain Café Bakery today at its Stanton hospital.  The cafe will be open Monday – Friday  6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends. Last October, the hospital added the popular bakery to its Wilmington Hospital campus.which was part of its  $210 million investment in the Wilmington…

TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer Dozens of health insurers say higher-than-expected care costs and other expenses blindsided them this year, and they’re going to have to hike premiums for individual policies well-beyond 10 percent for 2016.             The proposed double-digit hikes would apply to plans sold on the health insurance exchanges created under President Barack…