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The upshot? CDC nixes nasal-spray flu vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pulled the plug on nasal-spray flu vaccines for t

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Impressive stent technology is state-of-the-artery

Some of the biggest breakthroughs in medicine come in the smallest packages. Take, for example, the

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Joint replacement patients get hip to IRMC’s ‘camp’

Dr. Richard Steinfeld, an orthopedic surgeon at Indian River Medical Center, can’t help but crack

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Skin deep: Study delves further into ‘red-haired gene’

Only about 2 percent of the U.S. population – some 6.5 million people – are redheads, but redhea

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IRMC pumped about debut of advanced heart care lab

Starting this month, the Indian River Medical Center will become the first hospital in the state of

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Time to tackle anemia problem among seniors

Recent research has made it clear that anemia is a serious health concern for the elderly population

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ENT-er a new specialist at Sebastian Medical Center

A real, live honest-to-goodness “Okie from Muskogee” just opened a new medical practice in Sebas

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Weep no more: New drug should help dry eye sufferers

The FDA has recently OK’d the first prescription eye drop approved to treat both the signs and sym

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New chief operating officer takes the reins at IRMC

Camie Patterson, the new chief operating officer at the Indian River Medical Center, says her first

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Face it: Cosmetic surgery is a $13 billion business

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American consumers are now spending

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Weight, it gets better: Balloon can help shed pounds

For millions of Americans, trying to lose weight is an annoying and seemingly never-ending roller co

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Pricey new drugs knock out deadly Hepatitis C

July 28 has come and gone and if you didn’t realize that particular Thursday was “World Hepatiti