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Fish oil tales: Two major studies yield ‘complex’ results

Do omega-3 fish oil pills really help your cardiovascular health? In the wake of two huge, in-dep

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Scully Endoscopy Center has powerful new diagnostic ability

When the $6.1 million Scully Endoscopy Center at Indian River Medical Center opened its doors for th

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Team steers IRMC toward elite stroke-center status

About 75 percent of strokes in this country occur in people 65 or older. That makes Vero Beach with

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New ‘hydrogel’ makes prostate cancer treatment safer

Dr. Hugo Davila of Florida Healthcare Specialists is excited about a new tool available to treat pro

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Beware of ‘alternative’ cancer treatments online

The Internet can be a dangerous place for cancer patients. Even though medically approved and leg

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‘Cool’ path to pain relief for bone cancer patients

According to the American Cancer Society, “you should never accept pain as a normal part of having

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Medicare sees fit to cover ‘necessary’ eyelid surgery

People tend to think of eyelid surgery as purely cosmetic, but it often has an important medical pur

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Vero Radiology upgrades scanning capabilities – again

Christmas came early this year to the folks at Vero Radiology Associates. In fact, it has already

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Is ‘weight’ over? Newer, better drugs help fight obesity

Some 55 million Americans go on a diet each year and – just in 2017 – those dieters spent more t

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Biologics: The benefits and risks of new asthma drugs

Dr. Diego Maldonado, a pulmonologist and critical care specialist at Indian River Medical Center, is

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‘Joint Camp’ helps hip/knee patients get up – and out

The amount of time patients spend in a hospital after a total hip or total knee-replacement procedur

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New dialysis center aims for more patient-centric approach

Medicine isn’t always a numbers game. If it were we’d all probably be paying a lot more attentio