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Health

Bully Proof Your Child

It is likely that your child will come across a bully at some time in their school experience.  Help your child understand what bullying is, that there are different forms and that it is never acceptable.  It is also...

Weekends: Healthy, Fit & Fun For Everyone

It's the weekend, and what are you going to do? I find myself trying to think of something to do every weekend. Things we can do as a family, things for just my husband and I, things for me...

Local Business = Local Health

Strong local business communities make for healthier people. If you're fortunate enough to live in an area with a vibrant local economy, you inherently know that the benefits go far beyond the business transaction. And now there's more proof...

February & Hearts

When most people think for February, they think of Black History Month, Groundhog Day, Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday, President's day, and of course the Love & Hearts of Valentine's day... I think of hearts yes, Healthy Hearts. February is American Heart...

Is Your Child Stressed? Are You? Isn’t This Supposed to be Fun?

Each season presents a new schedule scramble.  With three children, it is very easy for self created schedule overload to creep up on our family. Sports, music, school-one activity per child and we are already racing around town in...

Dave's Fitness and Wellness Tips for a New Year

As a “media” person I am acutely tuned to trends in marketing and advertising. If you have watched a few hours of television in recent days there is no way you could escape the big push by weight loss...

So You Want To Be Treated Over The Phone…

“Doctor, I have this severe pain in my abdomen, and I don’t know what to do?  Can you prescribe an antibiotic for me in case it’s an infection?”   These are words that try physician’s souls.  And you know, the patient...

Staying In The Ring At 40, 50 and Beyond

President Obama turned 50 on August 4th, leading to many news stories on the general topic of fitness after 40. This year my odometer rolls over to 45, an age which not that long ago was considered ‘old’ both...

Cholesterol Size

First there was total cholesterol.  Then there was good (HDL) and bad (LDL) cholesterol.  Then there was active and inactive good and bad cholesterol.  Now there’s large buoyant and small nasty cholesterol.   Thus some folks can have relatively low LDL...

Sunscreen And Skin Cancer

I’m not so sure global warming is a true issue, but there sure seems to be something going on with our atmosphere.  As a family physician, I’ve removed countless melanomas and pre-melanomas and other skin cancers at an alarming...
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Latest News

COVID-19 stats continue decline as vaccinations rise

344,780 Delawareans, or 44.4% of the eligible population, are fully vaccinated as of Friday a.m.

12-year-old spots fire at neighbor’s house in Bear

With the help of his father, “cool and collected’ Bear resident Sam Witman extinguishes the fire.

Carney: Mask mandate ending May 21

Gov.  John Carney on Friday announced that – effective May 21 – the State of Delaware will lift its requirement that Delawareans and visitors...
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