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Six community-based organizations are getting mini-grants from the state to help reduce infant mortality and morbidity in Delaware’s African-American population.


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Some of Delaware’s hospitals are using an app that allows patients to pull up all of their medical data on their phone.  

Delaware is renewing a program offering incentives for people who buy electric cars.

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Medical Society of Delaware recently elected a sports medicine physician as its 176th president, naming Dr. Joseph Straight of First State Orthopedics to the post.

In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino speaks with Straight about a host of health and medical issues affecting the lives of Delawareans as he prepares to take over at the start of the new year.

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ChristianaCare is making its recommendations to the state after a review of health care quality in Delaware’s prison system. 

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Delaware’s Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) is asking the public to weigh in on its new strategic plan. 

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Delaware’s Department of Insurance (DOI) issued a warning amid confusion about an online tool for finding medication through Medicare.

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There’s good news regarding obesity rates among children from lower-income families in Delaware. 


The state is partnering with Google to try to make it easier for Delawareans to connect with addiction resources online.

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Some area residents are voicing concerns about plans for a wind farm off the Delmarva coast.