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Avoiding radiation overdoses in diagnostic scans

Strict new training requirements for those who perform computerized tomography (CT) scans have just

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Don’t be shaken, but too little salt also harmful

The less salt in our diets the better, right? Everyone knows that a high intake of salt is linked to

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New scanner an ‘essential tool’ in battling cancer

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ER ‘reservations’ available at Sebastian hospital

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How technology from Thermacell creates a mosquito “force field”

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Superbugs and supermarkets are closely linked

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Take heart: New tests better at seeing danger signs

Dr. Jeffrey Gottfried is a man on a mission. That mission is to help his patients better detect sig

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Urologist Dr. Hugo Davila joins Florida Healthcare Specialists

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Kids with Type 1 diabetes have low levels of vitamin D

This is one in an occasional series about children’s health issues. We know that many of our reade

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Why UTIs are 10 times more common in women

Have you have ever wondered why women are much more prone to urinary tract infections than men? Uro

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Tuning into music therapy and its medical benefits

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Small wonder: Tiny SpyGlass finds, removes gallstones

Here’s an axiom you almost never hear in today’s medical world. “What you don't know probably