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Summer’s here – and so is risk of dangerous dehydration

Welcome to summer. Trips to the beach, outings on boats, tennis, golf – and dehydration. For th

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can speed wound healing process

Is HBO right for everyone with a diabetic foot wound? If the HBO in question is hyperbaric oxygen

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New treatments lift hopes of ischemic stroke sufferers

Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year. Eighty-seven percent of those are what’s kn

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Expert favors ‘direct anterior hip replacement’ technique

Hip replacements are big business. Really big business. And getting bigger all the time. How big?

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Sebastian River hospital strikes right rehab chord

In April of this year, Sebastian River Medical Center – in collaboration with Vero Beach’s Visit

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Cleveland Clinic good as ‘Gold’ for hip/knee replacements

After undergoing a comprehensive, onsite evaluation, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital has been

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New ‘Veran’ system may reduce lung cancer deaths

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. and worldwide, according to

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Medical translators: No pill for that – but there’s a tablet

Imagine. You’re in a foreign country. You suffer a medical emergency. Even assuming you can find y

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Shedding light on yet another weight-loss procedure

The world has been looking for safe, effective weight-loss surgeries for a long, long time. At th

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Eye stroke: It’s real, it’s frightening – and it’s reversible

One of the most under-reported medical facts for seniors today is that human eyes – as well as the

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Healthcare task force tackles opioid addiction in county

If you think Vero Beach somehow dodged the nationwide opioid epidemic, just spend a few minutes with

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New osteoporosis drug, service brighten patients’ prospects

At the beginning of April a new osteoporosis drug from Amgen grabbed headlines nationwide when the F