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  • Delaware Man Hospitalized for Flu Before Season Begins

    Delaware Man Hospitalized for Flu Before Season Begins

    Sep 19, 2018 11:50 AM -04:002018-09-19 15:50:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 19 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-09-19 17:06:40 GMT
    A 38-year-old man in New Castle County, Delaware, has already been hospitalized for the flu with the "official" start of flu season still two weeks away.More
     A 38-year-old man in New Castle County, Delaware, has already been hospitalized for the flu with the "official" start of flu season still two weeks away. More
  • New Delaware Law Eliminates "Gag Clause" For Pharmacists

    New Delaware Law Eliminates "Gag Clause" For Pharmacists

    Aug 28, 2018 7:33 PM -04:002018-08-28 23:33:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 29 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-08-29 11:34:33 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Legislation signed into law Tuesday by Delaware Gov. John Carney eliminates the so-called "gag clause" that can exist between a pharmacy benefits manager and pharmacy.More
    Legislation signed into law Tuesday by Delaware Gov. John Carney eliminates the so-called "gag clause" that can exist between a pharmacy benefits manager and pharmacy.More
  • Officials Report Whooping Cough Outbreak in Central Delaware

    Officials Report Whooping Cough Outbreak in Central Delaware

    Aug 23, 2018 1:47 PM -04:002018-08-23 17:47:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 23 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-08-23 17:47:01 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Public health officials are investigating an outbreak of whooping cough in central Delaware.More
    Public health officials are investigating an outbreak of whooping cough in central Delaware.           More
  • Maryland Officials Announce Health Reinsurance Approval

    Maryland Officials Announce Health Reinsurance Approval

    Aug 22, 2018 3:33 PM -04:002018-08-22 19:33:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-08-22 19:33:36 GMT
    Maryland has announced federal approval of what officials are calling the nation's largest health reinsurance program to protect insurers from very high claims to hold down rates in the individual market of the state's health care exchange.More
    Maryland has announced federal approval of what officials are calling the nation's largest health reinsurance program to protect insurers from very high claims to hold down rates in the individual market of the state's health care exchange.           More
  • Delaware Officials Approve ACA Rate Request

    Delaware Officials Approve ACA Rate Request

    Aug 22, 2018 3:41 AM -04:002018-08-22 07:41:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 22 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-08-22 13:13:02 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Delaware regulators have approved a 3-percent rate increase for the lone insurer offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act in Delaware.More
    Delaware regulators have approved a 3-percent rate increase for the lone insurer offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act in Delaware.More
  • Governor Hogan Tours Berlin Burbage Cancer Care Center

    Governor Hogan Tours Berlin Burbage Cancer Care Center

    Aug 16, 2018 2:04 PM -04:002018-08-16 18:04:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:04:20 GMT
    Governor Larry Hogan presents a citation for the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center.Governor Larry Hogan presents a citation for the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center.
    Governor Larry Hogan presents a citation for the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center.Governor Larry Hogan presents a citation for the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center.
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan paid a trip to Berlin on Thursday, visiting the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center.More
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan paid a trip to Berlin on Thursday, visiting the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center.More
  • Maryland Hits Record-high Drug Deaths, Fueled by Fentanyl

    Maryland Hits Record-high Drug Deaths, Fueled by Fentanyl

    Jul 27, 2018 3:25 PM2018-07-27 19:25:00 GMT
    Friday, July 27 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-07-27 19:25:21 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Maryland notched a record-high number of drug deaths last year, fueled by an alarming increase of fentanyl-related fatalities amid an escalating epidemic.More
    Maryland notched a record-high number of drug deaths last year, fueled by an alarming increase of fentanyl-related fatalities amid an escalating epidemic.           More
  • Maryland Exchange to Hold Reinsurance Hearings

    Maryland Exchange to Hold Reinsurance Hearings

    Jul 17, 2018 9:32 AM2018-07-17 13:32:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:32:57 GMT
    Maryland's health care exchange has announced hearings for public comment on regulations to create a reinsurance program for the individual health insurance market.More
    Maryland's health care exchange has announced hearings for public comment on regulations to create a reinsurance program for the individual health insurance market.         More
  • Officials: West Nile Virus Found in Wild Birds in Delaware

    Officials: West Nile Virus Found in Wild Birds in Delaware

    Jul 13, 2018 10:31 AM2018-07-13 14:31:00 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:39:38 GMT
    A sentinel chicken in Delaware has tested positive for the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, state environmental officials announcedA sentinel chicken in Delaware has tested positive for the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, state environmental officials announced
    A sentinel chicken in Delaware has tested positive for the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, state environmental officials announcedA sentinel chicken in Delaware has tested positive for the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, state environmental officials announced
    Delaware officials say they've detected West Nile virus in wild birds for the first time this year, and it's earlier than usual.More
    Delaware officials say they've detected West Nile virus in wild birds for the first time this year, and it's earlier than usual.           More
  • Maryland Governor Signs Federal All-payer Health Contract

    Maryland Governor Signs Federal All-payer Health Contract

    Jul 09, 2018 2:27 PM2018-07-09 18:27:00 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-07-09 18:27:54 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, center, signs a contract with the federal government for the state's unique all-payer health care model in Annapolis, Md., on Monday, July 9, 2018.  (Photo: AP)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, center, signs a contract with the federal government for the state's unique all-payer health care model in Annapolis, Md., on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Photo: AP)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, center, signs a contract with the federal government for the state's unique all-payer health care model in Annapolis, Md., on Monday, July 9, 2018.  (Photo: AP)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, center, signs a contract with the federal government for the state's unique all-payer health care model in Annapolis, Md., on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Photo: AP)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a contract with the federal government to enact the state's unique all-payer health care model.More
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a contract with the federal government to enact the state's unique all-payer health care model.           More
  • Report: Delaware Cancer Mortality Continues to Decrease

    Report: Delaware Cancer Mortality Continues to Decrease

    Jul 09, 2018 1:21 PM2018-07-09 17:21:00 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-07-09 17:21:59 GMT
    Cancer screening and early detection efforts continue to drive down Delaware’s all-site cancer mortality rates, state public health officials said Monday.More
    Cancer screening and early detection efforts continue to drive down Delaware’s all-site cancer mortality rates, state public health officials said Monday. More
  • Hope and Healing: Fighting Fibroids

    Hope and Healing: Fighting Fibroids

    Jun 22, 2018 9:14 AM2018-06-22 13:14:00 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:14:50 GMT
    Kimberly Wiggins of WBOC News This Morning on the WBOC anchor desk.  (Photo: WBOC)Kimberly Wiggins of WBOC News This Morning on the WBOC anchor desk. (Photo: WBOC)
    Kimberly Wiggins of WBOC News This Morning on the WBOC anchor desk.  (Photo: WBOC)Kimberly Wiggins of WBOC News This Morning on the WBOC anchor desk. (Photo: WBOC)
    This story hits close to us here at WBOC. Many health issues have a way of affecting your entire being; That's been the case for our Kimberly Wiggins.More
    This story hits close to us here at WBOC. Many health issues have a way of affecting your entire being; That's been the case for our Kimberly Wiggins.More
  • Health Officials Shut Down Smyrna Waffle House for Rodents, 'Gross Sanitary Conditions'

    Smyrna Waffle House Closed for Rodents, 'Gross Sanitary Conditions'

    Jun 06, 2018 3:28 PM2018-06-06 19:28:00 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-06-06 23:44:20 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    The Delaware Division of Public Health says it ordered the closure of the Waffle House in Smyrna on Tuesday after an inspection revealed a rodent infestation and "gross unsanitary conditions."More
    The Delaware Division of Public Health says it ordered the closure of the Waffle House in Smyrna on Tuesday after an inspection revealed a rodent infestation and "gross unsanitary conditions."More
  • Md. Governor Signs Bill Regarding Cancer Patients' Fertility

    Md. Governor Signs Bill Regarding Cancer Patients' Fertility

    May 16, 2018 8:14 AM2018-05-16 12:14:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:24:46 GMT
    The governor of Maryland has signed legislation requiring insurers to pay to freeze the eggs and sperm of people with cancer who undergo treatments that could diminish their chances of having children.More
    The governor of Maryland has signed legislation requiring insurers to pay to freeze the eggs and sperm of people with cancer who undergo treatments that could diminish their chances of having children.More
  • Maryland Announces Agreement on All-payer Health Model

    Maryland Announces Agreement on All-payer Health Model

    May 14, 2018 3:10 PM2018-05-14 19:10:00 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-05-14 19:10:41 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Maryland officials have announced federal approval of a contract for the state's unique all-payer health care model.More
    Maryland officials have announced federal approval of a contract for the state's unique all-payer health care model.More
  • Virginia to Receive Nearly $10M to Fight Opoid Crisis

    Virginia to Receive Nearly $10M to Fight Opoid Crisis

    Apr 20, 2018 8:40 AM2018-04-20 12:40:00 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:40:47 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Virginia will receive nearly $10 million in federal grant money to help combat the opioid crisis.More
    Virginia will receive nearly $10 million in federal grant money to help combat the opioid crisis.
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  • Regulations Lead to Big Drop in Opioid Prescriptions in Delaware

    Regulations Lead to Big Drop in Opioid Prescriptions in Delaware

    Apr 19, 2018 10:23 AM2018-04-19 14:23:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:23:10 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Officials in Delaware say opioid prescriptions have dropped "significantly" since regulations were enacted a year ago to combat the drug scourge.More
    Officials in Delaware say opioid prescriptions have dropped "significantly" since regulations were enacted a year ago to combat the drug scourge.More
  • Delaware Lawmakers Design Ban on Powdered Alcohol

    Delaware Lawmakers Design Ban on Powdered Alcohol

    Apr 18, 2018 9:11 PM2018-04-19 01:11:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:48:40 GMT
    Lawmakers in the first state have designed a bill that would ban the sale of powdered alcohol in Delaware.More
    Lawmakers in the First State have designed a bill that would ban the sale of powdered alcohol in Delaware. More
  • People With Mental Health, Drug Problems Overwhelm Md. Hospitals

    People With Mental Health, Drug Problems Overwhelm Md. Hospitals

    Apr 18, 2018 9:15 AM2018-04-18 13:15:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:41:16 GMT
    At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)
    At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)
    Hospital emergency rooms in Maryland are being overwhelmed with people needing treatment for mental health or substance-abuse problems.More
    Hospital emergency rooms in Maryland are being overwhelmed with people needing treatment for mental health or substance-abuse problems.More
  • Delaware Officials Warn Addicts of Potentially Lethal Heroin

    Delaware Officials Warn Addicts of Potentially Lethal Heroin

    Apr 11, 2018 8:35 AM2018-04-11 12:35:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-04-11 12:35:56 GMT
    Delaware public health officials are advising drug users to be aware that the heroin they're looking to obtain could be laced with fatal amounts of the synthetic painkiller fentanyl.More
    Delaware public health officials are advising drug users to be aware that the heroin they're looking to obtain could be laced with fatal amounts of the synthetic painkiller fentanyl.More
  • Maryland Governor Signs Bills to Help Stabilize Health Care

    Maryland Governor Signs Bills to Help Stabilize Health Care

    Apr 05, 2018 11:09 AM2018-04-05 15:09:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-05 18:18:42 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday signed measures to help stabilize health insurance rates in the Maryland Health Care Exchange's distressed individual market. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday signed measures to help stabilize health insurance rates in the Maryland Health Care Exchange's distressed individual market. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, joined by Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch, today signed landmark legislation to stabilize Maryland’s health care insurance market. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, joined by Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch, today signed landmark legislation to stabilize Maryland’s health care insurance market. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed measures to help stabilize health insurance rates in the Maryland Health Care Exchange's distressed individual market.More
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has signed measures to help stabilize health insurance rates in the Maryland Health Care Exchange's distressed individual market.More
  • Maryland's Department of Health Warns Public of Synthetic Cannabionoids

    Maryland's Department of Health Warns Public of Synthetic Cannabionoids

    Apr 05, 2018 1:31 PM2018-04-05 17:31:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-04-05 17:42:14 GMT
    Photo: Anne Arundel County PolicePhoto: Anne Arundel County Police
    Photo: Anne Arundel County PolicePhoto: Anne Arundel County Police
    The Maryland Poison Center and the Maryland Department of Health are warning the public of the danger of bleeding that can be linked to use of synthetic cannabionoids, also known as spice, K2, or fake weed.More
    The Maryland Poison Center and the Maryland Department of Health are warning the public of the danger of bleeding that can be linked to use of synthetic cannabionoids, also known as spice, K2, or fake weed.More
  • Va. Governor Signs Bill Giving Nurse Practitioners More Autonomy

    Va. Governor Signs Bill Giving Nurse Practitioners More Autonomy

    Apr 05, 2018 1:34 PM2018-04-05 17:34:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-05 17:35:39 GMT
    In this Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 photo, Nurse Practitioner Kristin Andrs looks over a chart in an examination room at her wellness center in Petersburg, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 photo, Nurse Practitioner Kristin Andrs looks over a chart in an examination room at her wellness center in Petersburg, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 photo, Nurse Practitioner Kristin Andrs looks over a chart in an examination room at her wellness center in Petersburg, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 photo, Nurse Practitioner Kristin Andrs looks over a chart in an examination room at her wellness center in Petersburg, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill allowing most nurse practitioners to gain the autonomy to practice without a physician's oversight.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill allowing most nurse practitioners to gain the autonomy to practice without a physician's oversight.More
  • Opioid Addiction Costs Employers $2.6B a Year for Care

    Opioid Addiction Costs Employers $2.6B a Year for Care

    Apr 05, 2018 8:53 AM2018-04-05 12:53:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-04-05 14:04:48 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    A new report shows large employers spent $2.6 billion to treat opioid addiction and overdoses in 2016, an eightfold increase since 2004. More than half went to treat employees' children.More
    A new report shows large employers spent $2.6 billion to treat opioid addiction and overdoses in 2016, an eightfold increase since 2004. More than half went to treat employees' children.
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  • Maryland Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

    Maryland Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

    Apr 04, 2018 2:26 PM2018-04-04 18:26:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-04 19:56:37 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    A measure passed by the Maryland Senate on Wednesday aims to create opportunities for minority business owners to become licensed medical marijuana growers and processors.More
    A measure passed by the Maryland Senate on Wednesday aims to create opportunities for minority business owners to become licensed medical marijuana growers and processors.More
  • Blood Bank of Delmarva Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations

    Blood Bank of Delmarva Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donations

    Apr 04, 2018 12:35 PM2018-04-04 16:35:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-04-04 16:36:19 GMT
    Blood Bank of Delmarva Helping Texas Blood Banks (WBOC PHOTO)Blood Bank of Delmarva Helping Texas Blood Banks (WBOC PHOTO)
    Blood Bank of Delmarva Helping Texas Blood Banks (WBOC PHOTO)Blood Bank of Delmarva Helping Texas Blood Banks (WBOC PHOTO)
    The Blood Bank of Delmarva has issued an urgent call for blood donations following severe winter weather and high blood usage.More
    The Blood Bank of Delmarva has issued an urgent call for blood donations following severe winter weather and high blood usage.

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  • Bill Would Give Virginia Nurse Practitioners More Autonomy

    Bill Would Give Virginia Nurse Practitioners More Autonomy

    Apr 03, 2018 10:10 AM2018-04-03 14:10:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 3 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-03 14:10:49 GMT
    A bill awaiting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's signature would eliminate the requirement that nurse practitioners with a certain amount of clinical experience have a contract with a physician who oversees them.More
    A bill awaiting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's signature would eliminate the requirement that nurse practitioners with a certain amount of clinical experience have a contract with a physician who oversees them.More
  • Hearing Delayed for Dover Psychiatrist Accused of Sex Offenses

    Hearing Delayed for Dover Psychiatrist Accused of Sex Offenses

    Apr 03, 2018 9:25 AM2018-04-03 13:25:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 3 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-03 13:25:07 GMT
    Attorneys for a Dover, Delaware psychiatrist with a history of sex offenses have stalled his disciplinary hearing until next month.More
    Attorneys for a Dover, Delaware psychiatrist with a history of sex offenses have stalled his disciplinary hearing until next month.More
  • Delaware Officials Confirm 9 Cases of Mumps

    Delaware Officials Confirm 9 Cases of Mumps

    Mar 28, 2018 3:03 PM2018-03-28 19:03:00 GMT
    Wednesday, March 28 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-03-28 19:23:31 GMT
    (Graphic: MGN Online)(Graphic: MGN Online)
    (Graphic: MGN Online)(Graphic: MGN Online)
    Delaware health officials have confirmed nine cases of mumps as part of an ongoing investigation of an outbreak among people who attended two dance festivals.More
    Delaware health officials have confirmed nine cases of mumps as part of an ongoing investigation of an outbreak among people who attended two dance festivals.
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  • Maryland Legislature: Organ Donors Deserve Tax Breaks

    Maryland Legislature: Organ Donors Deserve Tax Breaks

    Mar 27, 2018 10:43 AM2018-03-27 14:43:00 GMT
    Tuesday, March 27 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-03-27 14:43:43 GMT
    (Graphic: MGN Online)(Graphic: MGN Online)
    (Graphic: MGN Online)(Graphic: MGN Online)
    Maryland's General Assembly has passed a bill that would give a tax break to people who donate all or a portion of an organ to another person.More
    Maryland's General Assembly has passed a bill that would give a tax break to people who donate all or a portion of an organ to another person.More
  • Delaware Bill to Require Insurers Cover Fertility Treatments

    Delaware Bill to Require Insurers Cover Fertility Treatments

    Mar 26, 2018 7:39 AM2018-03-26 11:39:00 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-03-26 13:05:34 GMT
    (Photo: ISTOCK)(Photo: ISTOCK)
    (Photo: ISTOCK)(Photo: ISTOCK)
    The Delaware Senate will vote on a bill this week that would require insurers to cover all fertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization for people with diseases or conditions that prevent them from having a child.More
    The Delaware Senate will vote on a bill this week that would require insurers to cover all fertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization for people with diseases or conditions that prevent them from having a child.More
  • 5 Midshipmen at Naval Academy Face Discipline for Drug Use

    5 Midshipmen at Naval Academy Face Discipline for Drug Use

    Mar 12, 2018 2:29 PM2018-03-12 18:29:00 GMT
    Monday, March 12 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-03-12 18:29:56 GMT
    Authorities at the U.S. Naval Academy have started a disciplinary process against five midshipmen for drug use and failure to report others' illegal conduct.More
    Authorities at the U.S. Naval Academy have started a disciplinary process against five midshipmen for drug use and failure to report others' illegal conduct.More
  • CDC: Delaware Saw 105 Percent Rise in Overdose Emergencies

    CDC: Delaware Saw 105 Percent Rise in Overdose Emergencies

    Mar 07, 2018 8:00 AM2018-03-07 13:00:00 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2018 8:00 AM EST2018-03-07 13:00:08 GMT
    At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)
    At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)At Beebe Hospital, they've seen a number of these cases. In Sussex County, there have been 105 investigated reports of infants with substances in systems (Source: WBOC)
    Delaware emergency rooms saw a total of 2,075 suspected overdose-related visits from July 2016 to September 2017.More
    Delaware emergency rooms saw a total of 2,075 suspected overdose-related visits from July 2016 to September 2017.
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  • Lawmakers Considering Bill to Raise Legal Tobacco Sales Age

    Lawmakers Considering Bill to Raise Legal Tobacco Sales Age

    Feb 28, 2018 9:24 PM2018-03-01 02:24:00 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2018 7:55 AM EST2018-03-01 12:55:55 GMT
    Maryland lawmakers are debating a bill that would raise the state's legal age requirement to buy tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21.More
    Maryland lawmakers are debating a bill that would raise the state's legal age requirement to buy tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21.More
  • Company Gives Delaware $325K in Grants for Opioid Crisis

    Company Gives Delaware $325K in Grants for Opioid Crisis

    Feb 27, 2018 11:26 AM2018-02-27 16:26:00 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-27 16:26:39 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    An insurance company has given four Delaware organizations $325,000 in grants to combat the state's opioid crisis.More
    An insurance company has given four Delaware organizations $325,000 in grants to combat the state's opioid crisis.More
  • Drug Related Overdoses and Deaths Decreasing on Lower Shore

    Drug Related Overdoses and Deaths Decreasing on Lower Shore

    Feb 26, 2018 7:29 PM2018-02-27 00:29:00 GMT
    Tuesday, February 27 2018 8:17 AM EST2018-02-27 13:17:13 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md.- A growing trend nation-wide as well as on the Delmarva peninsula, drug related overdoses. But recently, the Lower Shore is watching a trend of those numbers decreasing. Out front of the Wicomico County Sheriff's Department sits a stark remMore
    A growing trend nationwide and on Delmarva has been drug-related overdoses. But recently, the Lower Shore is watching a trend of those numbers decreasing. More
  • Salisbury University Baseball Player Raises Money for Breast Cancer Fight

    Salisbury University Baseball Player Raises Money for Breast Cancer Fight

    Jack Barry is a member of the Salisbury University baseball team. He's also an intern with WBOC. Last year, when Jack heard the mom of his teammate was diagnosed with stage-four, breast cancer, he knew he wanted to help. He raised money for Women Supporting Women, a breast cancer advocacy group.

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    Jack Barry is a member of the Salisbury University baseball team. He's also an intern with WBOC. Last year, when Jack heard the mom of his teammate was diagnosed with stage-four, breast cancer, he knew he wanted to help. He raised money for Women Supporting Women, a breast cancer advocacy group.

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  • Fewer Painkillers Prescribed; Overdose Deaths Still Rising in Va.

    Fewer Painkillers Prescribed; Overdose Deaths Still Rising in Va.

    Feb 26, 2018 11:36 AM2018-02-26 16:36:00 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-02-26 16:36:40 GMT
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    (Photo: CBS)(Photo: CBS)
    Statistics compiled by the state show Virginia physicians prescribed fewer powerful painkillers last year than in 2016.More
    Statistics compiled by the state show Virginia physicians prescribed fewer powerful painkillers last year than in 2016.More
  • Medicare Fraud Lawsuit Names Private Ambulance Company & PRMC

    Medicare Fraud Lawsuit Names Private Ambulance Company & PRMC

    Feb 22, 2018 6:41 PM2018-02-22 23:41:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:40 PM EST2018-02-23 20:40:02 GMT
    Federal authorities are investigating claims a private ambulance company committed Medicare fraud with the participation of Peninsula Regional Medical Center.More
    Federal authorities are investigating claims a private ambulance company committed Medicare fraud with the participation of Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.More
  • Beebe Plans Multi-Million Dollar Expansion in Millville

    Beebe Plans Multi-Million Dollar Expansion in Millville

    Feb 22, 2018 10:06 PM2018-02-23 03:06:00 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:31 AM EST2018-02-23 12:31:13 GMT
    Beebe Healthcare is building a freestanding emergency department and cancer canter in Millville.More
    Beebe Healthcare is building a freestanding emergency department and cancer canter in Millville. More
  • Md. Bill: Students Could Use Sunscreen Without Doctor's Note

    Md. Bill: Students Could Use Sunscreen Without Doctor's Note

    Feb 22, 2018 1:20 PM2018-02-22 18:20:00 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:20 PM EST2018-02-22 18:20:10 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    A measure allowing Maryland students to use sunscreen without a doctor's note is advancing in the General Assembly.More
    A measure allowing Maryland students to use sunscreen without a doctor's note is advancing in the General Assembly.More
  • Maryland Ponders Ways to Stabilize Health Insurance Markets

    Maryland Ponders Ways to Stabilize Health Insurance Markets

    Feb 21, 2018 2:43 PM2018-02-21 19:43:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-02-21 19:43:35 GMT
    To help steady Maryland's struggling health care exchange, the state is considering steps some other states have taken to stabilize insurance markets: revive a sort of insurance for insurers.More
    To help steady Maryland's struggling health care exchange, the state is considering steps some other states have taken to stabilize insurance markets: revive a sort of insurance for insurers.More
  • VA Mobile Outreach Clinic to Come to Sussex County

    VA Mobile Outreach Clinic To Come to Sussex County

    07/27/2017 15:02:00 -04:002017-07-27 19:02:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 27 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-07-27 19:19:45 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    SUSSEX COUNTY, Del - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' Mobile Clinic will be making stops in Sussex County in August. The VA mobile clinic offers primary care services including management of acute and chronic illnesses, women's health issuesMore
    A Veterans Affairs' Mobile Clinic will be making stops in Sussex County, Del. in August.More
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    Public health officials say a pit bull in central Delaware tested positive for rabies after biting its two adult owners.
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  • Hogan Endorsed by 2 Local Unions

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    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is showcasing a pair of endorsements from two local labor unions.More
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is showcasing a pair of endorsements from two local labor unions.           More
  • Ocean City Brings Back Special Events Zone

    Ocean City Brings Back Special Events Zone

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    Ocean City on Wednesday held its fourth task force meeting for motor events in the resort town.More
    Ocean City on Wednesday held its fourth task force meeting for motor events in the resort town.More
  • Buoy Washes Ashore at Kent County Beach

    Buoy Washes Ashore at Kent County Beach

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-09-20 00:00:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-09-20 11:46:48 GMT
    Like many recent visitors to Woodland Beach, Delaware, Christy Raughley was surprised to find a big green buoy sitting on the coast of the small Kent County community.More
    Like many recent visitors to Woodland Beach, Delaware, Christy Raughley was surprised to find a big green buoy sitting on the coast of the small Kent County community. More
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  • Tangier Island Grabs International Attention

    Tangier Island Grabs International Attention

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-09-19 21:41:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-09-20 11:33:51 GMT
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    A small Accomack County island is in the global spotlight, thanks to erosion concerns and a phone call from the president. Tangier Island has seen an influx of visitors from South America, Europe, Russia and beyond.More
    A small Accomack County island is in the global spotlight, thanks to erosion concerns and a phone call from the president. Tangier Island has seen an influx of visitors from South America, Europe, Russia and beyond. More
  • DSP: Two Sussex County Men Facing Assault Charges

    DSP: Two Sussex County Men Facing Assault Charges

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-09-20 01:24:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-09-20 11:29:26 GMT
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    Delaware State Police said two Georgetown men were arrested on assault charges after they tried to repossess someone's car and sprayed him with mace.More
    Delaware State Police said two Georgetown men were arrested on assault charges after they tried to repossess someone's car and sprayed him with mace. More
  • Buoy Washes Ashore at Kent County Beach

    Buoy Washes Ashore at Kent County Beach

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-09-20 00:00:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-09-20 11:46:48 GMT
    Like many recent visitors to Woodland Beach, Delaware, Christy Raughley was surprised to find a big green buoy sitting on the coast of the small Kent County community.More
    Like many recent visitors to Woodland Beach, Delaware, Christy Raughley was surprised to find a big green buoy sitting on the coast of the small Kent County community. More
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    A small Accomack County island is in the global spotlight, thanks to erosion concerns and a phone call from the President.

    Tangier Island has seen an influx of visitors from South America, Europe, Russia and beyond. Peaking the interest of film crews, journalists, and writers from around the world. In the past year, the mayor of Tangier Island, Ooker Eskridge, said crews from 22 different countries have paid his town a visit.

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    A small Accomack County island is in the global spotlight, thanks to erosion concerns and a phone call from the president. Tangier Island has seen an influx of visitors from South America, Europe, Russia and beyond. 

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  • Buoy Washes Ashore at Kent County Beach

    Buoy Washes Ashore at Kent County Beach

    Recent visitors to Woodland Beach were surprised to find a big green buoy sitting on the coast of the small Kent County community.

    The buoy started cropping up in photos posted to social media last week, shortly after the remnants of Hurricane Gordon caused big high tides that may have dragged the naval guide to the beach.

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    Recent visitors to Woodland Beach were surprised to find a big green buoy sitting on the coast of the small Kent County community.

    The buoy started cropping up in photos posted to social media last week, shortly after the remnants of Hurricane Gordon caused big high tides that may have dragged the naval guide to the beach.

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  • Ocean City Brings Back Special Events Zone

    Ocean City Brings Back Special Events Zone

    Ocean City held its fourth task force meeting for the motor events, Wednesday afternoon.
    During the meeting, Ocean City Police Chief, Ross Buzzuro, unveiled his safety plans for some of the upcoming car events including H2Oi.
    The unsanctioned event has relocated to Atlantic City, but the chief still expects a large crowd. 
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    Ocean City held its fourth task force meeting for the motor events, Wednesday afternoon.
    During the meeting, Ocean City Police Chief, Ross Buzzuro, unveiled his safety plans for some of the upcoming car events including H2Oi.
    The unsanctioned event has relocated to Atlantic City, but the chief still expects a large crowd. 
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