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Early detection still best way to fight breast cancer

Terry Rogers Delaware Live, Health, Town Square Live

Early detection still the best way to fight breast cancer     October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and despite the fact that there is far more information available on the disease than there was a decade ago, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And although men can also get breast cancer, their …

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Breast Cancer fundraisers spread through September, October

Terry Rogers Culture

  Although October is recognized as breast cancer awareness month, community partnership breast cancer awareness events and fundraisers begin to take place in September. The cooler fall weather provides a great opportunity for the community to plan or support a DBCC partnership. Partnership events help our organization support survivors in our state who have, and who are currently battling breast …

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DBCC’s Yes2Health program promotes wellness for all

Terry Rogers Health

  Along with promoting early detection of cancer, the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition also offers programs that can benefit those who have not been diagnosed but have risk factors for it or other diseases. The Yes2Health program is available to men and women who may be at risk for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes or pre-diabetes as well as …

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Shining Lights support the efforts of DBCC

Terry Rogers Delaware Live, Health

On August 3, the Waterfall in Claymont will be the site of this year’s Shining Light celebration in honor of those who continue to support the efforts of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC). This event is designed to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the advancements toward ending breast cancer in the Greater Delaware region as well …

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New history, eco-tour will focus on Mispillion River’s importance

Terry Rogers Business, Headlines

  A new six-hour Sussex County history and eco tour will give guests a look at the Dupont Nature Center, the Milford Museum, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and the history of the Mispillion River, which connects them all. Delmarva Discovery Tours  of Milford has teamed up with those groups and Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford to offer a unique …

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Milford Boys and Girls Club opens College Readiness Center

Terry Rogers Education

by Terry Rogers     In conjunction with a College Readiness Conference held Saturday, May 14, the Greater Milford Boys and Girls Club officially opened their College Readiness Center. The event offered high school students the opportunity to learn more about local colleges as well as methods to pay for college. “We have colleges set up in the auditorium,” said …

Breast Cancer pop-up girls’ dress resale raised $1,000

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

  A girls dress sale at the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition raised $1,000 for its young survivors program. “Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age also have young children,” said Mackenzie Blithe, who arranged the pop-up shop. “We felt like this was a great way to raise money and help people with children choose cute …

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2022 Mini Medical School encourages active participation in health

Terry Rogers Health

ONLINE MINI MEDICAL SCHOOL CLASSES WILL TAKE PLACE EACH THURSDAY IN MARCH. PHOTO BY TIMA MIROSHNICHENKO/PEXELS.   Whether you’d like to know more about sports medicine, the growth of telehealth or how anesthesiology works, you’ll find a topic of interest in an online Mini Medical School that includes healthcare topics and trends. “What’s exciting about the program and the offerings …

DBCC’s Young Survivors in Action promotes meditation and meaningful activity during and after breast cancer treatments

Terry Rogers Health

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) understands that every breast cancer survivor needs methods for staying upbeat, healthy and motivated. This is especially true of women who are diagnosed at a young age. For this reason, they offer DBCC’s Young Survivors in Action, a program which is designed to connect, support, and empower young women diagnosed with breast cancer. “Recently, DBCC’s …

Bayhealth to require vaccines for all staff

Terry Rogers Health

by Terry Rogers     Bayhealth is now requiring all employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine under new federal regulations As many hospitals began requiring all staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19, Bayhealth was one of the few healthcare systems who allowed their staff to either be vaccinated or submit to weekly tests under the recommended CDC guidelines. With a …