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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

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Are custom-built replacement knees the next thing?

Knee replacement surgery – or knee arthroplasty – has become incredibly commonplace in this coun

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Fit bit: Only 2.7 (!) percent of U.S. adults are truly healthy

Quick quiz: If you were asked to name four behaviors that health experts say define a “healthy lif

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HarborChase of Vero Beach hosts Heart Health seminar

VERO BEACH — HarborChase of Vero Beach, a local assisted living and memory care community, is hos

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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

A positron emission tomography–computed tomography (PET-CT) scanner might not be everybody’s ide

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ER ‘reservations’ available at Sebastian hospital

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 136 million people show up at their local emergen

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How technology from Thermacell creates a mosquito “force field”

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — July Fourth signifies the start of summer and the season for pesky, biting