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Psoriasis severity linked to dramatic rise in type 2 diabetes

Though it is not widely known outside of the medical community, people with psoriasis are at a highe

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Waking up to the new high blood pressure guidelines

Most Americans went to bed on a recent Sunday night in November thinking their blood pressure was no

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Gut news as study finds more omega-3 benefits

Research from the UK has added to the well-known list of benefits provided by omega-3s: more bacteri

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‘Shing’ its praises: New vaccine is ultra-effective

When the FDA approved GlaxoSmithKline’s new Shingrix vaccine for shingles last month, it also took

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Older Americans facing ‘bone health emergency’

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but osteoporosis can kill you. Just ask certified physici

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New way to identify skin-cancer without biopsy

Newly-arrived Scully Welsh Cancer Center dermatologist and surgeon Dr. Lilia Correa is excited about

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Wound care center’s top doc knows stakes are high

The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine in Sebastian has a new director – but Dr. Dawn

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The ‘In’ crowd: Hospitalists rule inpatient care at IRMC

If Dr. Richard Rothman has his way, your family doctor will now have a new title. For decades fam

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Shhhhweet: Sebastian hospital has a quieter MRI

Anyone who has ever had magnetic resonance imaging (an MRI) knows one thing for certain: Those overs

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For faster healing, get ‘hip’ to minimally invasive surgery

Looking for some straight talk on hip replacements? Then you might do well to spend some time in

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Brain reboot? Psychiatric care may see radical shift

Even if you’re unfamiliar with serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain, you’ve likely heard

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Clinical trial yields tantalizing heart and cancer clues

Dr. Jose Rivera, a cardiologist with the Steward Health Group and the Sebastian River Medical Center