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Kerry Firth

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‘Qi’ wiz: Expert acupuncturist explains how needles help

Longtime Vero Beach acupuncturist Dr. Danny Quaranto got interested in healing via his participation in martial arts and ...

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Doctor focused on easing pain ‘without prescribing opiates’

Most people buy a new car knowing it’s going to need tune-ups and maintenance as it ages. Brakes, ...

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‘Buffett’ and buffet rock at Mental Health Assoc. benefit

The Mental Health Association of Indian River County recently held their annual MHA Rocks fundraiser at the Oak ...

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A boon to injured athletes: Non-invasive ‘hip arthroscopy’

It’s not only seniors who have hip problems. Young people, especially athletes, often have hip injuries resulting in ...

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Neuropathy’s numerous causes make it difficult to diagnose

It starts with a sensation of pins and needles or numbness in your hands and feet. It may ...

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Outpatient surgery centers get high marks for safety, savings

Are you in need of a surgical procedure but confused as to where to have it done and ...

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‘Valve-in-valve’ heart valve replacement now available here

“The A-Team of cardiologists at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital literally saved my life,” said David Wallace, who ...

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Mohs surgery most precise option to remove skin cancer

Living in the Sunshine State has many advantages but also one disadvantage – you are more likely to ...

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Breathe easy: ‘Ever-changing’ technology can help beat sleep apnea

The clock says you slept for eight hours, so why are you so tired during the day? It ...

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Specialist details benefits of new robotic colorectal surgery

Dr. Haane Massarotti recently joined Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital to lead the colon and rectal surgery program, ...

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Improved carpal tunnel release surgery means a faster recovery

Dr. Joao Panattoni, a board-certified, fellowship-trained hand surgeon at Vero Orthopaedics, is excited about the advancements at the ...

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We Care Clinic streamlines procedures and adds new services

Last year was challenging for We Care Clinic. Founder Dr. Dennis Saver, who worked tirelessly to provide quality ...