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New treatments for enlarged prostate show success

According to Harvard Medical School, “by the age 60, half of all men will have an enlarged prostat


To beat thyroid cancer, a quick, accurate diagnosis is key

Although the American Thyroid Association admits “thyroid cancer is relatively uncommon compared t


‘Statement’ head pieces soothe chemo hair-loss trauma

Chemotherapy and radiation treatments have produced impressive anti-cancer results, extending and sa


Cardiologist bullish on new treatments for heart failure

Heart failure is the No. 1 reason for hospitalization among patients old enough to receive Medicare


3-D imaging tech earns all A’s from this orthopedic surgeon

Having problems with your shoulder caused by arthritis, a bone fracture, rheumatoid disease, a torn


Shattering the myths of joint replacement surgery

It takes a brave orthopedic surgeon to pick a topic like ‘the myths of arthroplasty surgery,’ bu


Yes, this year’s flu shot is ‘more important than ever’

Newly arrived – or maybe that’s newly returned – Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital family


Surgeon plans online tribute to breast cancer patients

Medical fact No. 1: According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity is “the second leading


New neurosurgeon tackles ‘age-related’ brain tumors

Newly arrived Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital neurosurgeon and neurosurgical oncologist Dr. R


Beat goes on: Heart rhythm issues common, fixable

Heart rhythm disorders known as arrhythmias can and do cause a wide variety of problems that range f


Orthopedic surgeon campaigns for new programs

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Clay Greeson is actively promoting one idea he came here with when he arrived


Doctor has the lowdown on treating high blood pressure

Dr. Julio Pagan, an internal medicine specialist at the Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital’s P