Free prostate cancer screening is offered

EASTON — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in the United States aside from non-melanoma skin cancer. About one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, which develops mainly in older men and in African-American men. About six […]

Cardiac Intervention Center earns honors

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Cardiac Intervention Center (CIC) has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Plus STEMI Receiving Center Quality Achievement Award and the Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Bronze Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart […]

350 attend ‘For All Seasons’ block party

EASTON — For All Seasons in Easton, hosted its first Neighborhood Block Party with over 350 people in attendance enjoying picnic food, information, games, and free school supplies. For All Seasons serves Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne, and Talbot counties. For All Seasons Rape Crisis Center offers certified sexual assault victim advocates; counseling and support […]

Delmarva Endoscopy opens in Ocean Pines

JAMISON, Pa. — Physicians Endoscopy (PE), along with the Peninsula Regional Health System and its Peninsula Regional Medical Center, announce the opening of Delmarva Endoscopy Center in Ocean Pines, at the Ocean Pines Health Pavilion. The Delmarva Endoscopy Center is a full-service facility that saw its first patients on July 16. It operates a fully […]

American Legion Post 91 donates another $16,000

CAMBRIDGE — The American Legion Dorchester Post 91 donated another $16,000 in July to the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System for the benefit of veteran patients, adding to a donation in the same amount it made to the health care system just one month ago. This most recent donation from Post 91 will […]

Starling discusses ‘Dorchester Goes Purple’

CAMBRIDGE — Mike Starling spoke Aug. 6 to the county council, regarding the “Dorchester Goes Purple” anti-opioid abuse program. Mr. Starling, who is the chairman of the public awareness campaign, said the organization is working to help the public to gain a more complete understanding of the issue of substance abuse and addiction, and in […]

Duffy’s new book arrives in regional stores

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge writer Jim Duffy spills more ‘Secrets of the Eastern Shore’ in his second collection of day trips on the Delmarva Peninsula. In a brand-new second collection of Eastern Shore Road Trips, Cambridge-based author Jim Duffy wanders the towns, backroads, beaches, and waterways of the Delmarva Peninsula in hopes of inspiring readers to […]

Lab services benefits from foundation and auxiliary support

CAMBRIDGE — The Dorchester General Hospital Foundation and the hospital Auxiliary continue to support the ongoing advancement of quality medical care for residents of Dorchester County. Most recently, the Foundation and the Auxiliary dedicated a total of $48,000 toward the purchase of new and replacement technologies for UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester’s Laboratory Services […]

‘Swimmable Shore’ bacteria monitoring program

EASTON – “Is it safe to swim in the water?” This is a common question ShoreRivers gets asked throughout the summer months when members of the community are hoping to find a refreshing place to cool off from the seasonal heat. To better answer this question, and to identify potential pollution hotspots, ShoreRivers runs a […]

Nanticoke and Peninsula Regional Health System to affiliate

SALISBURY — Nanticoke Health Services (NHS) of Seaford, Del., and Peninsula Regional Health System (PRHS), based in Salisbury, July 18 announced that a definitive agreement to affiliate has been reached. Pending final state and federal regulatory approval, which is anticipated in November, Nanticoke Health Services will join the Peninsula Regional Health System. “In order for […]