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Bladder cancer: ‘Crummy disease’ common but beatable

Bladder cancer, says the Mayo Clinic, “is one of the most common cancers, affecting approximately

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Shot of confidence: Why this flu vaccine may work better

The Florida Department of Health is adamant. Everyone should get vaccinated for influenza by the end

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Surgeons favoring tourniquet-free knee replacements

Everybody has heard of tourniquets. In cases of traumatic bleeding a tourniquet can save your life.

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Venous insufficiency: Straight talk about ‘silent disease’

Venous insufficiency, says vascular and endovascular surgeon Dr. Hadi Shalhoub, is “the silent dis

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Scully-Welsh expands cancer-fighting team, techniques

Scully-Welsh Cancer Center medical oncologist Dr. Stephen Patterson says “there are a lot of excit

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Tip-top health record system helps boost patient care

One of the newest and most advanced electronic health record (EHR) systems is now up and running at

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New doc helps bariatric team tackle obesity plague

When Dr. Natalee Stone joined the Riverside Surgical & Weight Loss Center and Steward Medical Gr

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Beware! Flesh-eating ‘Vibrio’ lurks in our waters

As a nation we’ve grown blasé when it comes to bacteria. Maybe that’s because we’ve spent

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Cancer patients can count on Scully-Welsh support groups

While there is little evidence-based data showing that “cancer support groups” prolong the lives

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The kids are all right: Pediatric doc works to make it so

For someone who spends the bulk of her days working with a very small cadre of colleagues – helpin

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App-y days are here in fighting coronary artery disease

Worried about a heart attack brought on by coronary artery disease (CAD)? Dr. Lilian Ahiable, a f

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CRISPR gene editing has potential to write off cancer

When Scully Welsh Cancer Center director Dr. James Grichnik talks about something that sounds a lot

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