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Cardiologist details the cause of cardiac arrest in athletes

The sports world watched for 9 long minutes recently while Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin lay motionless on ...

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RSV, part of viral trifecta, hitting children hard this winter

A viral trifecta is sweeping the country this winter, with COVID-19, the flu and RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) ...

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‘Furry’ of activity at H.A.L.O.’s magnificent Masquerade Ball

A fat cat named Jack Torrance, a standard poodle named Raider, and a tail-wagging pit bull mix named ...

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Women over 65 should still get gynecological exams

Because of the complexities of the female anatomy, women generally start seeing a gynecologist for yearly pelvic exams ...

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Jake’s Flamingo Weekend doubles as hometown homage

There’s no place like home, according to country music star Jake Owen, who returned to his hometown of ...

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Dry eye? New clinic specializes in treating painful condition

Getting older sometimes brings unwanted surprises. Take, for example, your vision, which had been perfect all your life ...

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Pacemaker-like device offers relief for sleep apnea

Dr. Timothy Seth Tudor, an ear, nose and throat doctor at Sebastian River Medical Center, is using a ...

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Guard against stress, illness – and peril – during the holidays

The holiday season with all its happy moments and fun activities also brings unforeseen dangers and emotional triggers. ...

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Cleveland Clinic dietitian’s tips for healthy holiday eating

The holidays are filled with festive parties and lots of fancy food to tempt even the most disciplined ...

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High ‘Fi’ at Marine Corps Ball celebrating 247th birthday

Marines are known to avow, ‘Once a Marine, always a Marine,’ and that sentiment was proudly exhibited at ...

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Doc goes extra miles to support Sunshine Physical Therapy

Most long-distance runners do it for the proverbial runner’s high, but some have an additional purpose in their ...

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New imaging technology suits heart patients to a ‘TEE’

Dr. Lubka Ilieva, a cardiologist with Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, is a fourth-generation physician, following in the ...