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Kerry Firth

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‘Rock Steady Boxing’ lets Parkinson’s patients fight back

Dr. S. James Shafer, founder of Vero Beach Neurology and Research Institute in Vero Beach, doesn’t

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Age-related macular degeneration: Warning signs are clear

Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in patients 65 and

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Consider looking into advanced treatments for the eyes

Eyes are often referred to as the window to your soul, but they also are undisputedly your window to


Mr. Fix-it: Heart ‘electrician’ treats rhythm problems

The heart is a complex organ, and if for some reason it starts beating erratically it is important t


Doc upbeat about new testing for cardiac amyloidosis

Cardiac amyloidosis has been around for a long time, but until recently it was rarely diagnosed, and


Treating hormonal issues so kids can have ‘normal childhood’

Dr. Miladys Palau-Collazo is the only pediatric endocrinologist between the Palm Beaches and Melbour


Advanced device can help you take control of incontinence

Urinary incontinence is embarrassing and seldom discussed, yet according to the National Association


Lessons learned when the doctor becomes the patient

The transition from a healer to a patient was a humbling experience for one local physician whose di


‘Lung’ story short – this pulmonologist loves a challenge

Breathing is the most natural thing in the world, an act that most of us do without a second thought


‘Prom’ goers shake things up for Veterans Council

  Traveling back in time to the eras of their high school proms, supporters of the Veterans


Gleaming and beaming at glitzy ‘Stars and Stripes’ gala

With smiles as bright as the medals on their uniforms, veterans and active service members from all


Gifford Youth Orchestra exemplifies the magic of music

Keeping children “off the street and on the stage” is the mission of the Gifford Youth Orchestra