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Tom Lloyd

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Breathe easier – there’s new hope for asthma patients

If you suffer from asthma you are far from alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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‘See’ change: Eye surgery benefits from high-tech advances

Dr. Paul Minotty, dean of the New Vision Eye Center team, was struck by a quote from a recent confer

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IRMC staffers step up during Irma blood emergency

It won’t fit on a bumper sticker, but “right anterior thoracotomies” happen. So, too, do

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IRMC’s ‘navigators’ are the GPS for cancer care

If you are curious, you could go to the National Institutes of Health’s website and look up the de

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Whirlwind of activity at county hospitals during Irma

Indian River County’s two hospitals kept their heads above water during Hurricane Irma, continuing

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Take heart from benefits of moderate drinking

Here’s a little something you won’t find in the history books. When the 21st amendment repeal

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Vero-raised doc eagerly joins Florida Cancer Specialists

Florida Cancer Specialists, which has offices in Vero Beach, Sebastian and many other locations acro

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Today’s primary care includes healthy dose of acronyms

Primary care physicians – or PCPs – are, simply put, the keystone that holds the ever-widening a

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Sebastian River proud of ER team’s ‘door-to-doc’ time

One thing that’s not likely to change in the immediate aftermath of Steward Health’s takeover of

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Implanted pump works wonders during heart surgery

Dr. Dinesh Patel is a cardiac surgery specialist whose skills are so sought-after that he performs p

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So long, pardner: Popular Vero doctor pulling up stakes

A pair of well broken-in cowboy boots might be the first visual cue that Dr. William (Bill) Frazier

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Opioid ‘madness,’ not legal reefer, poses bigger threat

“Reefer Madness,” “The Assassin of Youth,” “The Devil’s Weed” and “The Terrible Trut

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