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Tom Lloyd

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‘Biologics’: Bright (and pricey) future of asthma treatment

Asthma, according to Dr. Charles Fischman of the Steward Medical Group in Vero Beach, “is one of t

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Highly skilled SRMC security guard protects and saves

Hospital security guards are often described in online ads as “someone who does not provide treatm

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Hospital’s dietitians battle epidemic of malnutrition

Sebastian River Medical Center registered dietitians Brittany Robinson and Laurie Beebe just dropped

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Cancer patient grateful for the quality of her care

Vero Lake Estates resident Sharlynn Hewitt knows a lot about breast cancer. She ought to. She’s be

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Long and winding road leads ‘family’ doc to Vero

Dr. David Hurst, a family practice physician, is now with the Indian River Medical Center’s Primar

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Heart disease: How to survive America’s No. 1 killer

Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer in the U.S. The National Center for Health Statistics rep

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IRMC unveils its latest hi-tech imaging equipment

According to Dan Cameron and Dr. Heather Nagel, “the Force” is now officially with the Indian Ri

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Transitional care critical to patients’ lasting well-being

“Transitional care,” says registered nurse Virginia (Ginny) Currier, director of nursing at Seba

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Shoulder surgery may not mean joint replacement

The human shoulder is something of a paradox. It provides a far greater range of motion than any

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‘Tick’ tock: Lyme disease grows as threat here

You can’t hide from Lyme disease in Florida anymore. While most people think of the disease in

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Clinical trial yields positive result on bladder cancer

Depending on which source you look to, bladder cancer ranks as the fifth, seventh or eighth most com

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New ‘Cobra’ stent trial is underway at SRMC

Interventional cardiologist Dr. Charles Croft of Melbourne and nurse practitioner Jennifer Konowitz