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Attorney General Kathy Jennings is adding Delaware to a list of five other states and the city of New York suing the EPA for not enforcing rules protecting states from pollution generated in neighboring states.

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Kids are getting phones at a younger age these days, and using them and other devices to live an increasingly digital life.

That leaves parents with a dilemma: How can they make sure their children live that digital life safely and responsibly?  And where does the line fall between keeping tabs on your kid and invading their privacy?

We asked contributor Eileen Dallabrida to delve into this issue.

The Delaware Section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently hosted its first Maternal Health Awareness Day.

In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talks with the group’s leader, Dr. Gordon Ostrum, about ongoing challenges to maternal health in the First State.

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Three more people in Delaware have died from the flu.


These bring the number of flu-related deaths so far this season up to eight, according to the Division of Public Health (DPH).


WIlliam Schmitt, Christiana Care

Christiana Care Health System is launching a campaign to educate women in Delaware about a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer.

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

The latest Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit is getting underway.


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Beebe Healthcare Center in Lewes recently decided to ditch its paper visitor logs for a new computerized system.

Nicholas Ciolino

Bayhealth is set to open a brand new hospital in Sussex County.

The Clean Water Act nonprofit Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) is planning to build a hatchery for mussels to improve water quality in the region.

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Christiana Care Health System has a new corporate contract for bariatric surgery.

The Kansas City-based global health information corporation Cerner has selected Christiana Care to perform all bariatric surgeries needed for Cerner employees.