TSD Review May 30

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – May 30, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Stories Include Women-led Ladybug Fest welcomes international musicians for 1st time EDGE reaches milestone with 100 small business grants Three beach restaurants to try this summer Former Speaker of House Orlando J. “Lonnie” George, Jr. dies at 79 65 students develop biopharma products in NIIMBL contest Cape takes girls lacrosse crown back from Tatnall Click on the …

TSD Review May 16

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – May 16, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include War memorial near bridge to be renovated, expanded Widener Law, DSU nursing may join $57M Wilmington education hub Robbie Jester aims to infuse new life into Kitty Knight Senator: State needs food desert map, grocery store aid 2024 Delaware school board election results Xenidis and Arrowsmith combine to keep Caravel on top Click on the …

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Black History Month: A time to focus on breast health

Terry RogersDelaware Live, Health, Town Square Live

Black History Month, celebrated the entire month of February, is a time to reflect, celebrate and acknowledge the contributions, achievements, and experiences of African Americans throughout history. Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is taking this month to recognize the many African American men and women who have overcome one of the toughest battles of their lives – surviving breast cancer. “Unfortunately, …

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Living a healthy lifestyle reduces risk of breast cancer, chronic disease

Terry RogersHealth, Delaware Live

Diagnosis of chronic disease is growing throughout the world and Delaware is no exception. According to Delaware Public Health, hypertension and high blood cholesterol affect more than one-third of the state’s population. Over six percent of Delawareans have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema or chronic bronchitis and over seven percent have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease. …

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Breast Cancer Screening crucial to better outcome

Terry RogersCharity, Delaware Live, Delaware Nonprofits, Health, Town Square Live

There is significant evidence that early detection is the best tool in fighting breast cancer, as cancers caught early are more likely to be localized. Unfortunately, breast cancer statistics indicate that there is a higher incidence of death among women of color, especially black women, who are diagnosed with breast cancer. “Delaware ranks number one in black women diagnosed with …

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Young breast cancer survivors benefit from DBCC program

Terry RogersCulture, Town Square Live

A diagnosis of breast cancer at any age can be frightening and stressful, but for younger women, learning you have breast cancer can be especially devastating. The Young Survivors in Action (YSIA) program through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) is designed to help people between the ages of 20 and 40 who have been diagnosed with the disease. “We have …

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Mammography Month:  A Time to Honor Mothers and Their Health

Terry RogersDelaware Live, Health

May is the month to celebrate mothers and what better way to celebrate the women in your life than by encouraging them to get an annual mammogram? Since May is also Mammography Month, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) urges all women to put themselves first and get a routine mammogram. “It’s important to take care of yourself even when taking …

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25th Breast Cancer Update to focus on access, advances

Staff WriterHeadlines, Health

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will offer its 25th Annual Breast Cancer Update virtually April 19. “As someone who has seen firsthand the impact of medical care disparities on breast cancer patients, I am passionate about the need to address access and equity issues in healthcare,” said Dr. Karen Louie of Christiana Care said. “No one should be denied access …

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There is no right or wrong way to be a breast cancer survivor

Terry RogersDelaware Nonprofits, Health

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers many different services designed to help those who have survived breast cancer but also for those who are newly diagnosed. One of the key factors to understand when someone is diagnosed is that there is no right or wrong way to be a survivor as Taylor Urban explains. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer …

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DBCC’s Yes2Health program promotes wellness for all

Terry RogersHealth

  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 …