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Need a hand surgery specialist? Elementary … it’s Dr. Watson

When orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Watson was recruited by the Steward Medical Group to move his pr

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Dentists become first line of defense against sleep apnea

Everybody knows – or thinks they know – what to expect from a trip to the dentist. But Dr. Jenna

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Doc sounds the alarm on risk of over-medication for seniors

Dr. Raman Ashta is hardly the first person to move south to Vero Beach in order to spend her time do

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In treating heart failure, hard to beat ‘team’ approach

If you had taken a snapshot of heart failure in America just a couple of years ago, it wouldn’t ha

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Just think: Study eyes mental method to lower anxiety

New research from Duke University suggests that improving activity in the brain’s “executive con

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TrueBeam surgery still on ‘cutting edge’ as cancer-killer

Newly arrived radiation oncologist Dr. Paul Pagnini of the Scully-Welsh cancer center is up for a kn

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Better roadmap emerges for treating prostate cancer

Medicine is such a fast-changing field, with so many important advances happening all the time, that

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Versatile surgeon has appetite for weight-loss surgery

As a general surgeon with Indian River Medical Center, Dr. Theodore (Ted) Perry’s catalogue raison

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Home healthcare firm Trilogy planning Vero office

Kim Weir may be a self-professed “small-town girl from Michigan,” but as the executive vice pres

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Scully-Welsh confronts rare case of acute myeloid leukemia

Delivering bad news is something no doctor enjoys, but it is part of the job for Scully-Welsh medica

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IRMC’s new Scully Endoscopy Center opens for business

After roughly seven months of construction, IRMC’s new $6.1 million Scully Endoscopy Center opened

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Medical pot can be ‘godsend’ for chronic pain sufferers

Dr. Alita Sikora practices integrative medicine, which Duke Medicine defines as “an approach to ca