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Christiana Care Health System is ranked number three in the Philadelphia region by U.S. News and World Report in its annual report on the nation’s “Best Hospitals.”

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Scientists have figured out how to edit genes to prevent genetic disorders in embryos, and the discovery is simultaneously receiving applause and skepticism from Delaware scientists.


UD opens cutting edge concussion clinic to public

Jun 6, 2017
STAR Health Concussion Clinic
University of Delaware

University of Delaware opened a concussion clinic Tuesday that gives the public access to cutting edge treatment.


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Christiana Care Health System announced this week its role in a new master’s degree program that will prepare students to guide families in understanding the risk of genetic disorders.

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Three years ago wasn’t the first time cancer entered the household of Gregg and Stacey Bacchieri. 

 

The Kennett Square, Pa residents had been through it before, when Stacey was diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago.


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Christiana Care Health System will dive deeper into research on head and neck cancer, thanks to a generous donation from a Pennsylvania family.

 


Opioid withdrawal symptoms often coincide with other health conditions that bring people to the hospital.

 

Christiana Care is trying something new to help address opioid withdrawals as soon as possible, often starting in the emergency department.

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Delaware is known as the “Small Wonder,” but when it comes to healthcare, the state is facing some big issues. Despite Delaware's size, the challenges can differ drastically for health care systems above and below the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. They can even vary from Kent County to Sussex County. In this two-part series, contributor Pam George takes a look at how the state's hospitals are addressing the issues – together and apart. In her first piece this week, she examines New Castle County.


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Inmates in Delaware who leave prison in poor health can have trouble getting immediate access to health care when released, but Christiana Care Health System has an idea for how to solve that problem. 

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