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Is It Safe To Eat Romaine Lettuce?

With the romaine lettuce alert, people are wondering, is it safe to eat romaine lettuce again? Thankfully, the answer is, yes. But you just need to make sure it comes from a safe region. Regions Affected The CDC recently released an update on the E. coli 0157:H7 illness outbreak found in romaine lettuce found in…

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Romaine Lettuce Alert – E. Coli Infection Found Across U.S.

If you love Romaine lettuce, you’re going to have to find something else to eat for the time being. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just issued a warning about an E. coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada, seemingly originating from the lettuce. Demographics The scare is relevant to the entire country…

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Help End Alzheimer’s!

Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Today, nearly six million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million. This year Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation will be walking for a cure! We’re committed to raising awareness and funds for…

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How long Can I Live? Researchers Battle It Out

Like probably just about every other human being, at one point, you’ve likely asked yourself, how long can I live. Whether you’re a resident at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation or not, you probably want to add more years to your life. This very question got a lot of attention among researchers over the past two…

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August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation is proud to announce National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). National Immunization Awareness Month, which takes place every August, is meant “to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases across the lifespan.”1 Importance of Immunization You’d think we wouldn’t need a month to raise awareness…

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Caring for a Loved One with Progressive Dementia

Progressive dementia is a very common disorder in which a person gradually loses many of their normal mental functions. Dealing with a loved one suffering from this disorder can be extremely physically and emotionally challenging. Remembering that the person we are dealing with is suffering deeply can make it a bit easier to empathize with…

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Healthcare Changes On The Horizon

Major healthcare changes may be on the way for Americans. Last Wednesday, J.P. Morgan Chase, Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway hired a CEO for their new healthcare venture, which they announced in January. As the skilled nursing facility in the Delmarva area “known for our progressive, compassionate healthcare system,” Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation is excited with…

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Anxiety Among Adults In America Today

“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” – Soren Kierkegaard Have you been feeling a bit anxious over the past year? You’re not alone. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) just released a poll, showing a rise in stress and anxiety among American adults, across the nation. “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., says…

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Cognition And Muscular Strength

“Cognition can happen in many different ways and combinations.” – Pearl Zhu Despite Delaware’s lower percentage of people with disabilities, according to the 2016 Disability Statistics Annual Report – “less than one third (33.3%) of elderly,” cognitive impairment worries 60% of adults, to some degree. And “more than 16 million people in the United States…

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Artificial Sweeteners’ Effect On Obesity And Diabetes

“Artificial sweeteners also mess with your metabolism.” – Suzanne Somers “137.88 million Americans used sugar substitutes in 2017.” Are you one of them? The reasoning goes that sugar is dangerous for your health, so you’re better off using artificial sweeteners instead. Sounds good, but is sugar the worse of the two? Researchers from the Medical…

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