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Hurtin’ for certain? Doc specializes in treating chronic pain

While it is certain chronic pain is one of the most common problems facing Americans, the number of

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome now seen as physical disorder

It seems that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is finally getting the recognition it deserves as a phy

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Weight-loss surgery can have wide-ranging benefits

Medical definitions can be a very tricky thing. Take, for example, one seemingly clear-cut word: cur

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‘Lessen’ plan: Reducing stress key to good mental health

The new administrative director of Vero Beach’s Behavioral Health Center has only been on the job

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Scully Welsh ‘cancer stalker’ finds funds to help patients

Most people work for a living. Jalicia Gachelin works to help cancer patients keep living … and to

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Healthy Start aims to reduce infant mortality locally

Florida has a problem. It has disturbingly high rate of infant deaths, consistently ranking above th

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Flu vaccine imperfect, but you should still give it a shot

This year’s flu vaccine leaves a lot to be desired, according to Sebastian infectious disease spec

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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