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  • The Delaware Division of Public Health reminds Delawareans to protect themselves from tick and mosquito bites before heading outside. Tick and mosquito bites can cause serious illnesses, and a few small steps, such as using insect repellent, can make a big difference. READ MORE.

  • Health insurer Aetna announced it will not be participating in Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace in 2018. That leaves Highmark as the only insurer in the state’s Affordable Care Act Marketplace. READ MORE

  • In 2014, there was a spread of 20.1 years between the counties with the longest and shortest typical life spans based on life expectancy at birth. Read More

  • House Republicans made good on their years-long promise Thursday to pass legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, narrowly approving a controversial bill that would unravel many of the law’s popular consumer protections, do away with the individual mandate, and overhaul the insurance market. READ MORE.



The 2017 recipient of the Tilton Award for Medical Achievement in Delaware, G. Dean MacEwen, MD is pictured with from left, Richard W. Henderson, MD, MSD President-Elect; Prayus T. Tailor, MD, MSD President; Mark Meister, MSD Executive Director; Andrew W. Dahlke, MD, MSD Vice President, amd Mark Thompson, MSD External Affairs Director, who joined him on the evening of April 28th to receive this distinguished award from the Tilton Mansion Preservation Society.  Also pictured is Ms. Olga Nielsen, the sculptor of the bronze bust of Dr. James Tilton, the first President of the Medical Society of Delaware, in whose honor the award is named.

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