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Kerry Firth

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Dermatology duo: ‘Saving people’s lives is ultimate goal’

The partnership of Drs. Anand and Divya Haryani was a lifetime in the making. Their fathers went to

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Hearing loss now strongly linked to cognitive decline

Research by John Hopkins University has confirmed what many audiologists and physicians have long su

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Never ignore warning signs of possible throat cancer

Most of us think of a sore throat as an annoyance rather than a serious health issue, but if you’v

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Common sleep disorders can and should be treated

Sleep plays a critical role in overall wellbeing and good health, affecting mental and physical heal

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Digestive tract issues? Don’t pass on seeing a specialist

Constipation is a common complaint and many people just muddle along with the problem, but if it’s

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Vero plastic surgeon leads groundbreaking clinical study

Vero Beach plastic surgeon by Dr. Alan Durkin, MD, has put our seaside town on the scientific map by

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Regenerative medicine harnesses body’s own healing power

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is changing the way doctors treat musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, fa

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This pain-fighting spinal surgeon has got your back

Back pain can range from a nagging nuisance to a raging torture. Nerve and muscular problems, degene

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Knee work proaction: Cleveland Clinic builds orthopedic teams

With people living longer and staying more active in their later years, more people’s knees are si

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Dual surgery can clear up cataracts and astigmatism

One of the most common sight problems experienced by older people is cloudy vision due to cataracts.

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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