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Tom Lloyd

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Having problems in the bedroom? There’s an app for that

When the topic of erectile dysfunction is broached, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital urologist

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Got gout? Don’t pout. It’s very common and curable

Gout is probably one of the most over-romanticized human ailments. Literary giants of the Victori

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Rheumatologist ruminates on his 50 years in medicine

One of the newest doctors at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital is also one of its longest pract

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Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery seen as big success

PHOTO: Denise Ritchie  — New Vision Eye Center’s Dr. Stephen Tate is excited about the success

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Speech pathologists’ expertise extends far and wide

PHOTO: Denise Richie  — Speech pathologists, including Jessica Fitzgerald and Mike Gaughran at th

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Add ‘glue’ to treatment options for faulty leg veins

According to the Cleveland Clinic, an estimated 40 percent of people in the United States have a con

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Bone to pick: Study doesn’t back ‘cement’ for spine fractures

A substantial portion of patient visits to doctors in this country are due to osteoporosis and compr

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Why is skin cancer so prevalent in Indian River County?

The latest community health needs assessment survey conducted in Indian River County found alarmingl

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Untreated obstructive sleep apnea threatens overall health

Mattress companies can’t seem to resist telling you how much of your life is spent sleeping – ab

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A-Fib ablation surgeries are common but complex

Trying to understand atrial fibrillation ablation is not for the faint of heart. The procedure is

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Women make up bulk of weight-loss surgery patients

More than one-third of Americans are obese and 5 percent or more are morbidly obese, meaning they ha

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Human hand: Complex, and often taken for granted

Your hands – especially as you age – are subject to the modern-day equivalent of all “the slin