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Kerry Firth

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Habitat’s Island Gala was a fundraising hula-palooza!

Not even a Florida monsoon could dampen the spirits of guests arriving for the Habitat for Humanity Island ...

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Cleveland Clinic doctor: HPV vaccine could save your child’s life

It is difficult to think about your child contracting a sexually transmitted infection. But you should, according to ...

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Tykes & Teens spreads awareness at Brunch for Babies

An inaugural Brunch for Babies event at the Grand Harbor Golf and Beach Club to benefit Tykes & ...

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Doctor goes concierge route to better advocate for patients

During his years as a hospital emergency room doctor, Dr. Bruce Murray came across just about every injury ...

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Hip fix: Muscle-sparing anterior approach gains popularity

Not everyone knows there’s more than one way to replace a hip joint – but there is. “There ...

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Patients home the next day after MitraClip heart valve repair

As an interventional cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Carlos Gonzalez is expert in catheter-based, minimally invasive treatment of ...

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Minimally invasive ‘Watchman’ device new option for A-Fib

Atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) is the most common kind of arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat. For many years, the standard ...

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We’ll ‘show’ you! Riverside’s Spring Gala oozes optimism

It was a perfect Florida evening as some 350 guests, dressed in their finest attire, ascended the grand ...

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‘Habitat’ donors thanked for creating ‘generational change’

At a recent Donor Appreciation Reception at Holy Cross Parish Hall, Trevor Loomis, executive director of Indian River ...

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Age management practice offers innovative treatments

Dr. Mel Richardson, formerly the medical director of Grove Place Surgery Center in Vero Beach, has opened an ...

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Hibiscus’ ‘Wine and Dine’: A taste-treat tour de force

Roughly 200 supporters of the Hibiscus Children’s Center were given a culinary tour of the world, tasting gastronomic ...

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Support for homeless flourishes in ‘Secret Garden of Hope’

Rock City Gardens was transformed into a magical Secret Garden of Hope for the Hope for Families Center’s ...