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Add ‘glue’ to treatment options for faulty leg veins

According to the Cleveland Clinic, an estimated 40 percent of people in the United States have a con

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Bone to pick: Study doesn’t back ‘cement’ for spine fractures

A substantial portion of patient visits to doctors in this country are due to osteoporosis and compr

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Why is skin cancer so prevalent in Indian River County?

The latest community health needs assessment survey conducted in Indian River County found alarmingl

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Untreated obstructive sleep apnea threatens overall health

Mattress companies can’t seem to resist telling you how much of your life is spent sleeping – ab

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A-Fib ablation surgeries are common but complex

Trying to understand atrial fibrillation ablation is not for the faint of heart. The procedure is

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Women make up bulk of weight-loss surgery patients

More than one-third of Americans are obese and 5 percent or more are morbidly obese, meaning they ha

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Human hand: Complex, and often taken for granted

Your hands – especially as you age – are subject to the modern-day equivalent of all “the slin

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Reverse shoulder replacements hailed as game-changer

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons calls the shoulder joint “the most flexible joint in

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Scully-Welsh specialist buoyed by surge of new cancer drugs

Dr. Alan Grosset, who joined the staff at the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center in September, has a pair of

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New diabetes treatment guidelines get to heart of matter

The American Diabetes Association has released its new “2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

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Irritable bowels? There’s often a simple, inexpensive cure

Problems with the lower gastrointestinal tract – or lower GI tract – are not the sort of things

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‘Spin’ class: Physical therapy can quickly cure vertigo

Vertigo is the perception of motion when no movement is present or the abnormal perception of motion