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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. 

The Delaware-based biopharmaceutical company NIIMBL is getting a boost from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Four First State colleges are partnering on a project devoted to protecting Delaware’s water quality.


eBrightHealth is a partnership between five of Delaware’s hospitals.

A month ago the group tapped Christiana Care Health System’s Corporate Director of Benefits and Wellness Chris Corbo to take on the role of executive director.

Corbo recently spoke with Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino to discuss eBright’s strategy for addressing the opioid crisis and the rising cost of health care in the state of Delaware.

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The flu has claimed two more lives in Delaware this season.


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Beach replenishment at Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock and Bowers Beach is expected to start soon.

DNREC announced it will begin the work in February, pending permit approvals.

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A recent study shows what some are calling a critical shortage of primary care physicians in Delaware.

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Delaware’s Division of Public Health is reporting the first flu-related deaths of the 2018-2019 flu season.

State health officials say three people in Sussex County have died after contracting Influenza A.  All three had underlying health conditions.

Bayhealth recently became the first in Delaware to use the Edwards Intuity Elite valve system—a device used to replace the heart’s aortic valve in patients with aortic stenosis.