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Tom Lloyd

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Tech-expert doc targets a more practical ‘patient portal’

Dr. Lori Posk, a newly arrived family practice physician and healthcare information technology exper

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Don’t sneeze at today’s sophisticated allergy treatments

When Healthline.com was looking for expert advice for a February 2019 article on the early treatment

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Cleveland Clinic maternity ward getting major renovation

The maternal child health rooms at the Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital are getting a major an

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Cardiac rehab: Improving heart health and living longer

If you’ve had, or are about to have, heart surgery brought on by acute myocardial infarction (hear

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Hep A infections surging toward epidemic levels

Florida has declared a public health emergency over the rising number of Hepatitis A cases in the st

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Staphylococcus aureus: It’s sneaky, and potentially lethal

Many seemingly healthy adults you come into contact with in your daily life are carrying an unpleasa

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Robots rule in modern prostate cancer surgery

Prostate cancer, says the American College of Clinical Oncology, “is the most common cancer among

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Heart failure clinic helps patients handle dire diagnosis

Pat Draper and Diane Loveday know the value of a smile. They need to. They spend their days worki

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Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors has downsides

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium are among the most commonly used

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Cancer center launches genetic testing, counseling program

Cancer can impact lives in far more ways than most people realize. One of the most common but und

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Summer bummer: Why kidney stones spike in hot weather

It’s summertime in Florida and that could be bad news for your kidneys. The Mayo Clinic says ki

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Endo Center makes it easier to schedule procedures

Gastroenterologists Dr. James Gordon and Dr. Bruce Grossman at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospita