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High-tech skin cancer imaging tool will leave no scars

If you think you know all you need to know about skin cancer, here are two words of advice – think

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Beat goes on: Tiny new pacemaker is a big improvement

The American College of Cardiology says approximately 200,000 American will have a pacemaker implant

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A bit of good news in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis fight

If there’s one diagnosis you never want to get, says Steward Medical Group pulmonologist Dr. Micha

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Spin-win scenario: Rotating device clears coronary arteries

Leave it to Sebastian interventional cardiologist Dr. Charles Croft to once again pioneer the use of

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Here’s the skinny on a ‘fast’ and free route to weight loss

What if there was a way to lose weight, lower your blood pressure, reduce your cholesterol and blood

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Hospitals’ teamwork at heart of Vero mom’s transplant story

Vero Beach’s Paige Jerome had a change of heart last March. Literally. On March 15 this 47-y

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Summer’s here – and so is risk of dangerous dehydration

Welcome to summer. Trips to the beach, outings on boats, tennis, golf – and dehydration. For th

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can speed wound healing process

Is HBO right for everyone with a diabetic foot wound? If the HBO in question is hyperbaric oxygen

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New treatments lift hopes of ischemic stroke sufferers

Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year. Eighty-seven percent of those are what’s kn

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Expert favors ‘direct anterior hip replacement’ technique

Hip replacements are big business. Really big business. And getting bigger all the time. How big?

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Sebastian River hospital strikes right rehab chord

In April of this year, Sebastian River Medical Center – in collaboration with Vero Beach’s Visit

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Cleveland Clinic good as ‘Gold’ for hip/knee replacements

After undergoing a comprehensive, onsite evaluation, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital has been