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Tom Lloyd

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Wound care center’s top doc knows stakes are high

The Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine in Sebastian has a new director – but Dr. Dawn

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The ‘In’ crowd: Hospitalists rule inpatient care at IRMC

If Dr. Richard Rothman has his way, your family doctor will now have a new title. For decades fam

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Shhhhweet: Sebastian hospital has a quieter MRI

Anyone who has ever had magnetic resonance imaging (an MRI) knows one thing for certain: Those overs

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For faster healing, get ‘hip’ to minimally invasive surgery

Looking for some straight talk on hip replacements? Then you might do well to spend some time in

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Clinical trial yields tantalizing heart and cancer clues

Dr. Jose Rivera, a cardiologist with the Steward Health Group and the Sebastian River Medical Center

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‘VeriStrat’ test may be a revolutionary cancer diagnostic

Dr. Kali Freeman, hematopathologist and medical director at the Indian River Medical Center’s path

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Tear not? Fear not: Dry eye disease is very treatable

The expression “there wasn’t a dry eye in the house” definitely did not originate in this part

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Adult Day Care’s mission also includes caregiver support

Stress is not a competition. But if it were, people who serve as caregivers for spouses or other

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TAVR heart procedure may be ‘Greatest Cardiac Show on Earth’

Eileen Barnum is pretty, petite and downright perky. She’s also 94 years old and she just had t

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Doctors see increase in throat cancer caused by HPV

Say the word “cancer” and the first medical specialties most people think about are “oncology

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Lymphedema can be a long – but manageable – fight

Upwards of 10 million Americans suffer from lymphedema, according to Lymphatic Education & Resea

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Call to ‘arms’: Doc adamant about flu shots for kids

The “flu season” is here again and local pediatrician Dr. Marza Penny makes no bones about her t

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