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‘Old’ news: Study eyes link between lifestyle, aging

It may seem hard to believe, but the underlying causes of human aging are still largely unknown. Wha

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Flu cases are on the rise in Indian River County

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - A sharp increase in Influenza-like Illness (ILI) and diagnosed influenza (flu)

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Friends After Diagnosis has new meeting location

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The breast cancer support group meetings of Friends After Diagnosis has a new

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Department of Health reports six new travel-associated Zika cases to the CDC

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health reported six new travel-associated cases o

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Nailing down painful facts about shingles

If you were born before 1976, you probably have a strain of the herpes virus living inside you. That

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Asthma epidemic among kids may be slowing

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

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Study: Aspirin may help fight neurodegenerative disorders

We all know about aspirin and its ability to reduce pain, fever and inflammation. Now comes research

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Women at greater risk than men for fatal heart attacks

Every 34 seconds, says the Heart Foundation, someone in this country has a heart attack, and heart d

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Psychiatrist says many children wrongly given antidepressants

Antidepressants are among the world’s most commonly prescribed medications. That, alone, is a sor

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Wake up! Why too much sleep can be unhealthy

It has become common knowledge that getting too little sleep is unhealthy. Lack of sleep ups the ris

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Treasure Coast Community Health’s a lifeline for many

You graduated from the Harvard School of Medicine. You logged two years as an oral and maxillofacial

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Surgery often not needed to treat pelvic organ prolapse

The first medical records of “pelvic organ prolapse” date back to the Bronze Age. Ancient Egypt