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Chemours is being fined $13 million by the state of North Carolina.

Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children is looking to expand its use of 3D printing to assist with complex surgical procedures.

The American Red Cross

The American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage after a significant shortfall in fall donations. And the holidays historically bring a further decline in donations.



It’s alright if you skip the salad this year for Thanksgiving.

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Gov. John Carney issued an executive order Tuesday to put into place a health care spending benchmark for the First State.

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Christiana Care Health System is getting help from the state to start a new behavioral health pilot.

A group of First State medical professionals is working to expedite the process by which patients get approval for medical procedures.

Courtesy of NASA

There aren’t currently any wind turbines off Delaware's coast, but a University of Delaware researcher’s work suggests having some could do more than just provide electricity.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

This story was originally published Sept. 14, 2018.


New Castle County has finished surveying residents of two communities along Route 9 about environmental conditions in their neighborhoods— and whether they might ultimately want to relocate, if given the opportunity.

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A Delaware-based public-private biopharmaceutical institute is making broad recommendations meant to push that industry forward.