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University of MD School of Nursing’s Mary Regan Launches Study on Vaginal Health

October 20, 2017
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The Sentinel Study, led by Associate Professor Mary Regan, PhD, RN, of UMSON’s Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, investigates how components of the vaginal environment protect women. Microbes residing in the vagina are critical to women’s reproductive health and play a key role in preventing disease that can lead to infertility and...
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Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018

October 13, 2017
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Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018, the Social Security Administration announced today.
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Talbot County Health Department Prevention Office launches new campaign

October 7, 2017
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The Talbot County Health Department Prevention Office has launched a new campaign, ‘Talbot’s Got Heart,’ which includes screenings of the film ‘Written Off’ followed with free Naloxone training and doses at seven locations across Talbot County.
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Portions of Wye River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting

September 26, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Wye River in Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties as approved for shellfish harvesting.
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DNREC invites public input at October 5, 2017 ocean planning workshop in Bethany Beach

September 25, 2017
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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites ocean recreational users to participate in the Mid-Atlantic Non-Consumptive Recreation Workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the South Coastal Public Library at Bethany Beach, 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE 19930.
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Easterseals Direct Support Professional Recognized for Leadership

September 5, 2017
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Photo: Easterseals Direct Support Professional (DSP), Teyanna Bailey, pictured here with Easterseals President/CEO, Kenan Sklenar, was recently recognized as one of Delaware’s top DSPs at the annual awards ceremony held by Ability Network of Delaware.

Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore employee, Teyanna Bailey, of Selbyville, DE, has been recognized as one of the top five Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) in Delaware for her leadership in supporting people with disabilities. Bailey, who supports individuals attending the day program for adults with intellectual disabilities (IDS) in Georgetown, was nominated by...
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Delaware Department of Agriculture warns Delawareans about pesticide application scam

August 22, 2017
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Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse and Pesticide Administrator Christopher Wade are warning Delawareans of people impersonating farmers and agricultural pesticide applicators coming door to door.
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Travel Advice for during the Solar Eclipse

August 20, 2017
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On Monday, August 21, 2017 many parts of the country will experience a total solar eclipse, an event which has not occurred since June 8, 1918.
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Rally Set for Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2017 in Denton

August 17, 2017
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2016 Fed-up Rally - Photo: SG Atkinson

A rally for Overdose Awareness Day is set from 3 until 7 p.m. on August 31, 2017 in Denton.
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Focus Multisports Donates $30,000 to Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation

August 17, 2017
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Photo: Pictured in photo (L to R): Dr. Gary Wray - Fort Miles Historical Association, Cindy Todd - DNREC, Rick Hundley - Focus Multisports, Shirley Price - DSPF, Doug Long - Delaware Seashore State Park, Judy Henninger - DSPF, Ernie Felici - Focus Multisports/DSPF, Vice-Chairman, Larry Brown – DSPF, Chairman, Board of Directors, Chuck Schonder - Friends of Holts Landing/DSPF.

On July 15, 2017 Ernie Felici and Rick Hundley, of Focus Multisports, presented a donation of $30,000 to the Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation (DSPF). The gift was a result of the proceeds from 2017 Coastal Delaware Running Festival.
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