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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

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Here’s the skinny: Daily baths OK for kids with eczema

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

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Scully-Welsh Center seeks special kind of volunteers

Lori McCormick and Scott Duncan are looking for a very special group of volunteers to help out at Ve

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Stop diabetes in its tracks? Give ’em 60 minutes

The landscape of diabetes treatment changed dramatically in April when the Cleveland Clinic released

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Medical errors blamed for 9.5 percent of U.S. deaths

A recent study from Johns Hopkins Medicine received a flurry of media attention, and rightly so: It

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Environmental Regulation Commission approves Florida-specific human health criteria

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The Environmental Regulation Commission approved rules for health-based wat

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Department of Health offers Community Health, Safety Fair July 30

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The community is invited to attend a Community Health and Safety Fair on Sa

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A cut above: Surgical director runs smooth operation

Todd Bibens isn’t a doctor. He doesn’t wield a scalpel and he doesn’t sew surgical sutures. S

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He’ll work wonders on wounds that won’t heal

Dr. Tim Adkins, medical director for Sebastian River Medical Center’s wound care and hyperbaric me

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Yoga and meditation may reduce dementia risk

A study led by researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles concludes that completing a