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Exciting LASIK surgery advances come into focus

Going online to read about LASIK eye surgery will bring an instant avalanche of acronyms to your scr

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New opioid law comes with challenges for hospitals

Florida has a new opioid law. It’s a law that will affect many state residents and all hospital

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‘Biologics’: Bright (and pricey) future of asthma treatment

Asthma, according to Dr. Charles Fischman of the Steward Medical Group in Vero Beach, “is one of t

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Highly skilled SRMC security guard protects and saves

Hospital security guards are often described in online ads as “someone who does not provide treatm

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Hospital’s dietitians battle epidemic of malnutrition

Sebastian River Medical Center registered dietitians Brittany Robinson and Laurie Beebe just dropped

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Cancer patient grateful for the quality of her care

Vero Lake Estates resident Sharlynn Hewitt knows a lot about breast cancer. She ought to. She’s be

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Study: Sleep hygiene even more critical post-stroke

It’s long been known that sleep can be elusive for people who’ve had a stroke. According to the

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Long and winding road leads ‘family’ doc to Vero

Dr. David Hurst, a family practice physician, is now with the Indian River Medical Center’s Primar

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Bliss is best: Spats with spouse worsen chronic pain

Most people don’t like to argue with their spouse for general reasons of happiness and harmony at

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Heart disease: How to survive America’s No. 1 killer

Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer in the U.S. The National Center for Health Statistics rep

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IRMC unveils its latest hi-tech imaging equipment

According to Dan Cameron and Dr. Heather Nagel, “the Force” is now officially with the Indian Ri

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Transitional care critical to patients’ lasting well-being

“Transitional care,” says registered nurse Virginia (Ginny) Currier, director of nursing at Seba