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Tom Lloyd

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Irritable bowels? There’s often a simple, inexpensive cure

Problems with the lower gastrointestinal tract – or lower GI tract – are not the sort of things

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‘Spin’ class: Physical therapy can quickly cure vertigo

Vertigo is the perception of motion when no movement is present or the abnormal perception of motion

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Probiotics increasingly popular, but many questions remain

Probiotics are everywhere these days. You can find them in drugstores, health food stores, grocery s

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Scully-Welsh doc: ‘Very exciting time’ to be an oncologist

Dr. Alice Cintra, one of the newest physicians at Vero Beach’s Scully-Welsh Cancer Center, is a me

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Studies rebut aspirin-a-day heart-health strategy

Are you one of the millions of people taking a baby aspirin a day because you believe it is good for

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Malnutrition means peril for head/neck cancer patients

Scully-Welsh Cancer Center radiation oncologist Dr. John Petersen has a passion for nutrition. For a

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Holy cow! Bovine patch may help fix torn rotator cuff

Rotator cuff tears are so common, says the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, “that each ye

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Psoriatic arthritis incurable, but symptoms manageable

Everyone with a television probably knows a little something about psoriasis, the skin condition wit

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Fish oil tales: Two major studies yield ‘complex’ results

Do omega-3 fish oil pills really help your cardiovascular health? In the wake of two huge, in-dep

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Scully Endoscopy Center has powerful new diagnostic ability

When the $6.1 million Scully Endoscopy Center at Indian River Medical Center opened its doors for th

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Team steers IRMC toward elite stroke-center status

About 75 percent of strokes in this country occur in people 65 or older. That makes Vero Beach with

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New ‘hydrogel’ makes prostate cancer treatment safer

Dr. Hugo Davila of Florida Healthcare Specialists is excited about a new tool available to treat pro

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