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Algorithm method: ‘Calculator’ ID’s heart disease risk

What’s the best way to avoid the massive personal and emotional traumas – let alone the huge fin

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Melbourne gastro doc sets up shop in Sebastian

For well over a decade, gastroenterologist Dr. Stephen Fitzgerald treated patients throughout Brevar

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Chemo savvy: New drugs more palatable for patients

There are over 100 different types of cancer that can attack the human body and the National Cancer

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Oh baby! You bet IRMC handled the hurricane

As Hurricane Matthew approached the Treasure Coast, most of Vero Beach was in full shutdown mode, bu

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Take cranberries – the berries, not juice – for UTIs

Everyone knows cranberry juice is good for urinary tract infections, right? Researchers from Texas A

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Lawnwood becomes area’s first Comprehensive Stroke Center

Every 40 seconds someone in this country suffers a stroke and the National Institutes of Health poin

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Join Walk to End Alzheimer’s Oct. 1

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — More than 5.3 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer

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‘Men in Pink’ raise awareness, funds in fight against breast cancer

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — In its inaugural year in Indian River County, 16 prominent area men have ta

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Knee-replacement technology can preserve ACLs

There are more than 30,000 orthopedic surgeons in the U. S., but Dr. Ken Sands is the only one in th

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Put your foot down! How to lessen gout flare-ups

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University recently looked at how what we eat influences gout, and fo

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Century unlimited: More seniors living to 100+

1916 was a very good year. Jackie Gleason, Betty Grable, Dinah Shore, Gregory Peck, Glenn Ford, Oli

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Making noise about dangers of ‘silent’ heart attacks

We all know what a person experiencing a heart attack looks like, right? They’re in obvious pain,